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New Democracy Promises to Slash Taxes in Greek Tourism Sector

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has promised to reduce taxes in the Greek tourism sector, once his party comes to power.

Low VAT On Greek Food Services To Extend Beyond December 2013

The Greek Government has extended the reduced 13 percent value-added tax (VAT) rate on food services beyond a five-month trial period that expires on 31 December 2013.

Reduced VAT Rate Begins 1 August, What Applies To Hotels

Value-added tax (VAT) on Greek food services will be set at 13 percent (from 23 percent) as of 1 August until 31 December, at restaurants, bars, taverns and hotels.

SETE Applauds VAT Reduction In Greek Food Services

The president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, said that the Government's agreement with the troika to reduce the VAT on food catering services was "a personal success" of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.