IMF’s Finance & Development: Taxing Times

20190602_120039If tourist arrivals match last year’s numbers, some 30 million people will visit Greece this year, buying Greek coffees and Greek salads, renting cars and beach umbrellas, and boosting the country’s shrunken economy with €16 billion in spending. George Pitsilis, Greece’s chief tax collector, is determined to make sure the tax due is collected on those transactions.

Read more here at the IMF’s F&D magazine.

Published by adriftinathens

Melbourne girl, living in Athens. I've spent the past two decades writing about bankers, politicians, riots, earthquakes and various other things that move and shake. On permanent trawl for Vegemite. Anything resembling travel advice is entirely incidental.

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