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Greek Government Gives Incentive To Restaurants To Drop Prices

The price of wining and dining out in Greece is expected to fall as the value added tax (VAT) reduction in the food service sector from 23 percent to 13 percent comes into effect on 1 August.
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Greece May Follow French Example To Make VAT Cut In Food Sector Permanent

In an attempt to persuade eateries to lower their prices and issue receipts to customers, the Greek Government is considering to adopt the model implemented by France when the country's value-added tax (VAT) rate in the food service sector was reduced,
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Kefalogianni Tells Food Service Sector To Lower Prices, Issue Receipts

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni on 18 July said the best way for the food service sector to respond to the recent reduction of the VAT rate is to cut prices and issue receipts.
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Greek Professionals Want Single VAT Rate For The Whole Tourism Sector

Greek tourism professionals applauded the recent announcement of the VAT cut in the food service sector but also underlined that similar tax reductions must be considered for the whole tourism sector for the country's competitiveness to improve.
Olga Kefalogianni
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Kefalogianni Calls On Professionals To Cooperate So VAT Cut Becomes Permanent

“The VAT reduction is important for tourism because it strengthens our competitiveness, especially in a period when competitiveness is the main issue,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni told the press on 17 July in regards to the recent reduction of the VAT rate in the...
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Hotel Chamber On Greek Food Service VAT Cut

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels congratulated the Greek Government and the Prime Minister on 17 July for the persistence and efficiency shown for the reduction of the VAT rate in the food service sector.
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UPDATE: Greek PM Announces VAT Reduction In Food Service Sector

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced on Wednesday 17 July that the VAT imposed on restaurants, hotel restaurants, cafeterias and bars will be reduced from 23 percent to 13 percent as of 1 August 2013.