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Greece Tax News

Greece Issues Circular on the Deduction of VAT Incurred Prior to Registration
Aug 09, 2018
Greek Parliament Approves Law to Implement Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive
Aug 02, 2018
The Netherlands Terminates Several Savings Tax Agreements in Respect of Aruba and Curaçao
Jul 27, 2018
Greek Supreme Administrative Court Holds Stamp Duty May Apply on Foreign Loan Agreements
Jul 26, 2018
Greece Extends VAT Reduction for Five Islands
Jul 11, 2018
Serbia Approves Pending SSAs with Greece and Russia
Jul 09, 2018
Greece Issues Circular on Exchange of CbC reports under CbC MCAA
Jun 28, 2018
Greek Parliament Approves Law Amending Change of Ownership Loss Rules, Dividend Credit Rules, VAT Rules, and Others
Jun 22, 2018
Greece and Vietnam Looking to Accelerate Tax Treaty Negotiations
Jun 12, 2018
Greece Clarifies Special Solidarity Contributions Not Covered by Tax Treaties
Jun 04, 2018
Liechtenstein Agrees to Negotiate Tax Treaties with Croatia and Greece
Jun 01, 2018
CbC Exchange Arrangement between Greece and U.S. Has Become Operative
May 23, 2018
Greek Parliament Approves Ratification of Arrangement for Exchange of CbC Reports with the U.S.
Apr 25, 2018
Greece Issues Clarifications on New Accommodation Tax
Apr 11, 2018
Draft Legislation to Ratify Arrangement for Exchange of CbC Reports with U.S. Submitted to Greek Parliament
Mar 21, 2018
Greece Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions List for 2017
Feb 28, 2018
Greece Clarifies Taxation Rules for the Capitalization/Distribution of Un-Taxed Profits
Feb 14, 2018
Greece Provides New Incentives for Patents and Capitalization of Tax-Free Reserves
Jan 26, 2018
Protocol to Tax Treaty between Bulgaria and Greece to be Negotiated
Jan 24, 2018
Greece Provides Tax Penalty Relief
Jan 23, 2018
Greece to Extend Capital Gains Tax Suspension on Immovable Property through 2018
Dec 28, 2017
Greece Amends Cases Subject to Tax Audit in 2017
Dec 27, 2017
Greek Guidance on Submission of CbC Reports
Dec 11, 2017
Greece Publishes Preferential Tax Regimes Jurisdictions List for 2016 and 2017
Nov 29, 2017
EU Directive on Dispute Resolution Published in Official Journal
Oct 18, 2017
U.S. Publishes CbC Exchange Arrangement with Greece
Oct 11, 2017
Greek Parliament Passes Law to Ratify Multilateral CbC Exchange Agreement
Oct 10, 2017
Greece and the U.S. Sign CbC Exchange Arrangement
Oct 05, 2017
Greece Clarifies Cases Subject to Tax Audit in 2017
Sep 26, 2017
U.S. Negotiating CbC Exchange Arrangement with Greece
Sep 25, 2017
Protocol to Tax Treaty between Belgium and Greece has Entered into Force
Sep 21, 2017
Austria, Bulgaria, Greece, Portugal, Romania, and Slovenia Support Equalization Tax on Digital Companies
Sep 20, 2017
Greece Publishes Law to Implement EU Directive on Exchange of CbC Reports
Aug 03, 2017
Legislation to Transpose EU Directive on Exchange of CbC Reports Submitted to Greek Parliament
Jul 26, 2017
SSA between Greece and Serbia Signed
Jul 24, 2017
Greek Supreme Administrative Court Final Ruling that Extension of Statute of Limitations Period is Unconstitutional
Jul 07, 2017
Greece Extends Deadline for 2016 Tax Returns
Jul 06, 2017
European Commission Publishes Draft Supplemental MoU on Greece Financial Assistance Conditions
Jun 29, 2017
Greece Publishes Law to Implement EU Directive on Exchange of Tax Rulings and Other Changes
Jun 20, 2017
Signing Ceremony Held for BEPS Multilateral Instrument
Jun 08, 2017
Greek Publishes Reform Law Including Tax Rate Cuts
Jun 05, 2017
Legislation to Transpose EU Directive on Exchange of Tax Rulings Submitted to Greek Parliament
May 31, 2017
Greek Tax Rate Changes Proposed in Parliament
May 19, 2017
European Commission Publishes Updated VAT MOSS Rules for All Member States
May 16, 2017
Greece Clarifies New Corporate Tax Installment Payment Deadlines and Individual Return Deadline
May 16, 2017
Greek Supreme Administrative Court Initial Ruling on Extension of Statute of Limitations Period
May 03, 2017
Greece Regulates MAP Procedure and Issues Guidelines
May 02, 2017
Greece Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions List for 2016
Feb 24, 2017
Tax Treaty between Greece and Vietnam under Negotiation
Feb 16, 2017
Greece Clarifies Withholding Tax on Dividend Distributions of Taxpayers with both Taxable and Tax-Exempt Income
Feb 10, 2017
SSA between Albania and Greece under Negotiation
Feb 01, 2017
Tax Treaty between Greece and the U.A.E. in Force along with Amending Protocol
Jan 31, 2017
Greek Circular on Withholding Tax on Fees for Technical, Management, Consulting, and Similar Services to EU/EEA States
Jan 25, 2017
Greece 2017 Tax Reform Legislation Published
Dec 27, 2016
Council of the European Union Publishes Note on the State of Play of the Financial Transaction Tax
Nov 03, 2016
Greece Ratifies Multilateral Agreement for Exchange of Financial Account Information
Oct 19, 2016
Greece Committed to Maintaining Current Corporate Tax Rate
Sep 20, 2016
World Bank Publishes Global Corruption Survey Data in Relation to Taxation, Licensing and Other Areas of Doing Business
Aug 22, 2016
Greece Reduces Threshold for Import VAT Deferral
Aug 12, 2016
Update - Greek Tax Procedure Amendments
Aug 08, 2016
Greek Parliament Approves Transfer Pricing Documentation and APA Deadline Amendments
Aug 02, 2016
European Commission Publishes Updated VAT MOSS Rules for All Member States
Jul 29, 2016
EU Anti Tax Avoidance Directive Published in Official Journal
Jul 20, 2016
EU Council Adopts EU Council Anti Tax Avoidance Directive
Jul 14, 2016
82 Countries Committed to Implementation of Four Minimum Standards of OECD BEPS Project under Inclusive Framework
Jul 05, 2016
Greece Clarifies Amortization of Intangible Assets and Rights
Jun 30, 2016
EU Council Announces Agreement on Anti Tax Avoidance Directive
Jun 22, 2016
Greece Clarifies Reporting of Lump-Sum Depreciation of Fixed Assets
Jun 22, 2016
Compromise Accepted on EU Financial Transactions Tax but Final Decision Delayed to September
Jun 21, 2016
Greek Parliament Adopts Investment Law
Jun 21, 2016
Greece to Increase VAT Exemption Threshold
Jun 16, 2016
EU Council Publishes Report on Status of Financial Transaction Tax
Jun 08, 2016
EU CbC Exchange Directive Published
Jun 07, 2016
Update - Greek Legislation Amending VAT, Property Tax, and Taxation of Investment Companies and Funds
Jun 01, 2016
Greece Passes Legislation Amending Effective Date of Increased Dividends Tax, Increasing the VAT Rate, and Making Several other Changes
May 26, 2016
Greece Improves Incentive for Assets used in Research
May 18, 2016
EU Parliament Welcomes Proposal for Exchange of CbC Reports and Recommends Additional Safeguards
May 17, 2016
UK Publishes List of Countries Committed to the Exchange of Beneficial Ownership Information
May 17, 2016
Greece Launches Public Consultation on New Investment Law
May 12, 2016
Greece Approves Legislation Amending Individual Income Tax, Solidarity Tax and Dividends Tax
May 11, 2016
Greek Legislation Increasing Individual Income Tax, Solidarity Tax and Dividends Tax
Apr 29, 2016
Greece to Increase Standard VAT Rate to 24%
Apr 26, 2016
All 28 EU Member States Agree to Exchange of Beneficial Ownership Information
Apr 25, 2016
Greece Adopts Amendments to EU Rules on Automatic Exchange of Information and Hybrid Mismatches
Apr 22, 2016
European Commission Issues Proposed Directive for Public CbC Reports
Apr 13, 2016
Greece to Implement EU Parent-Subsidiary Directive Anti-Abuse Amendment
Mar 24, 2016
Greece to Implement Amendments to EU Rules on Automatic Exchange of Information and Hybrid Mismatches
Mar 22, 2016
Mauritius Publishes Update on Tax Treaty/TIEA Negotiations Status
Mar 15, 2016
Proposed ECOFIN Modification to EU Directive for the Exchange of CbC Reports Includes Optional Filing for Non-EU Parents for 2016
Mar 11, 2016
European Council Agrees on Exchange of CbC Reports in the EU
Mar 09, 2016
European Commission Launches Public Consultation on Improving Double Taxation Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
Feb 19, 2016
EU Commission Presents Anti Avoidance Measures Package
Jan 29, 2016
OECD Announces that 31 Countries have Signed Multilateral Agreement for the Exchange of CbC Reports
Jan 28, 2016
Belgium Planning to Drop its Support of an EU Financial Transactions Tax
Jan 25, 2016
Greece Publishes Non-Cooperative and Preferential Tax Regimes Jurisdictions List for 2015
Jan 11, 2016
Greece's New Debt Settlement Regime in Effect
Dec 31, 2015
BEPS Measures included in Proposed EU Council Directive on a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base
Dec 18, 2015
EU Council Adopts Directive on Automatic Exchange of Information on Tax Rulings and APAs
Dec 10, 2015
UK Changes Interpretation of Residence Articles in 16 Tax Treaties
Dec 02, 2015
Bangladesh Negotiating Tax Treaties with 13 Countries
Nov 13, 2015
OECD Holds Inaugural Meeting for the BEPS Multilateral Instrument
Nov 12, 2015
Tax Treaty between Barbados and Greece to be Negotiated
Nov 12, 2015
Greece Further Extends Deadline for VAT Sales and Acquisitions List Submission (Again)
Nov 06, 2015
Greece Reform Bill - Tax Penalty Changes
Oct 28, 2015
Greek Adopts Reform Bill Including Certain 2016 Budget Measures
Oct 23, 2015
OECD Publishes Final BEPS Package
Oct 06, 2015
Greece Further Extends Deadline for VAT Sales and Acquisitions List Submission
Sep 21, 2015
Update - Greece's Third Bailout Program Measures Published
Aug 25, 2015
Repeal of Greece's 26% Withholding (Prepayment) Tax on Certain Cross Border Transactions
Aug 20, 2015
Greece Clarifies Bank Guarantee Requirement for Dividends Tax Exemption under Parent-Subsidiary Directive
Aug 19, 2015
Greece Adopts Shipping Taxation Changes as Part of Bailout Agreement
Aug 18, 2015
Greece Extends Deadline for VAT Sales and Acquisitions List Submission
Aug 14, 2015
Greece Announces Bailout Agreement Negotiations Concluded
Aug 13, 2015
Greece Extends Income Tax Return Filing Deadlines for 2014 Tax Year
Jul 28, 2015
Greece Publishes Tax Reforms Enacted for Bailout Extension
Jul 22, 2015
Greece Issues Guidance on Related Parties and other Transfer Pricing Matters
Jul 21, 2015
Greece Clarifies Tax Treatment of Immovable Property Owned by Non-Residents
Jul 20, 2015
Greece Agrees to Bailout Package Including Major Tax Reform
Jul 14, 2015
Progress on EU Financial Transactions Tax
Jul 03, 2015
Tax Reforms in "Final" Bailout Package for Greece
Jul 02, 2015
Greece Proposes Increased Corporate Tax Rate in order to Extend Bailout
Jun 24, 2015
OECD Announces that Work on the BEPS Multilateral Instrument is Underway
Jun 02, 2015
Greece Considering 18% VAT Rate
May 15, 2015
Greece Plans Tax Amnesty for Funds Held Abroad
May 11, 2015
Greece Issues Draft Decision Clarifying the Recently Introduced 26% Tax Prepayment for Certain Transactions
Apr 28, 2015
Greece Introduces Tax Leniency Program
Apr 07, 2015
Proposed Greek Reforms Resulting from the Eurogroup Agreement
Apr 06, 2015
Greece Enacts New Rules Introducing Withholding Requirements and Deductibility Limitations
Apr 01, 2015
Belgium Approves Protocol to Tax Treaty with Greece
Feb 05, 2015
Austria and Germany Agree on Timeline for Implementation of EU Financial Transactions Tax
Jan 23, 2015
Final Proposal on EU Financial Transactions Tax Likely Delayed
Dec 05, 2014
Greece Releases APA Application Templates and Guidelines
Nov 25, 2014
French Finance Minister to Propose Revisions to Financial Transactions Tax
Nov 05, 2014
Multilateral Agreement on Information Exchange Signed by 51 Jurisdictions
Oct 30, 2014
Greece Simplifies VAT Obligations
Oct 23, 2014
Greece Approves Real Estate Tax Amendments
Sep 29, 2014
EU Financial Transactions Tax "Still on Track"
Sep 29, 2014
Greek Prime Minister Pledges Corporate and Individual Tax Cuts Among Others
Sep 11, 2014
Greece Considering Flat VAT Rate
Sep 04, 2014
Mauritius Provides Update on Current Tax Treaty Negotiations
Aug 20, 2014
Mauritius Provides Update on TIEAs Pending Signature
Aug 20, 2014
Greece Raises VAT Registration Threshold for Resident Small-Scale Suppliers
Aug 15, 2014
Greece to Cut Taxes on Oil and Gas Companies
Jul 11, 2014
European Commission Issues Press Release to Mark 'Countdown to Simpler and Fairer VAT system'
Jul 02, 2014
Greece Amends Rules for Transfer Pricing Documentation
Jun 27, 2014
Tax Treaty between Greece and San Marino has Entered into Force
Jun 03, 2014
Protocol to Tax Treaty between the U.A.E. and Greece Approved for Ratification
May 15, 2014
10 EU Member States Aim to Implement Financial Transaction Tax by 2016
May 08, 2014
Administrative Court of Helsinki: Interest expenses allocated to a Finnish PE not deductible as arrangement is regarded as wholly artificial
Mar 14, 2014
Blacklist (non-cooperative, preferential tax regimes) updated
Mar 14, 2014
Circular on dividend withholding tax refund following Tate & Lyle Investments case – published
Dec 02, 2013
New Code of Tax Procedure published
Dec 02, 2013
New Income Tax Code – consultation
Sep 16, 2013
Guidelines on taxation of dividends for 2013 published – details
Jul 29, 2013
Dutch Supreme Court: AG opines on refund of excessive dividend withholding tax withheld on dividends paid to Belgian resident
Jul 29, 2013
Protocol to treaty between Greece and United Arab Emirates signed
Jul 29, 2013
Netherlands selective tax exemption for public companies partially carrying out economic activities terminated
Jun 27, 2013
Finnish Supreme Administrative Court rules on imputation credit for dividends received from a group's parent company in UK
Jun 24, 2013
Multilateral action between United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain to counter tax evasion
Jun 24, 2013
Withholding tax under EU Savings Directive to be abolished
Jun 24, 2013
Heavy restrictions on capital movements enter into force
May 06, 2013
Netherlands Supreme Court: Reinvestment reserve taxable in Netherlands also if a company had its place of effective management in Luxembourg at time of sale of immovable property located in Netherlands
May 06, 2013
Government Council adopts amendment to exit tax provisions on capital gains to implement National Grid Indus decision
May 04, 2013
Protocol to treaty between Greece and Switzerland enters into force
May 04, 2013
Court of First Instance Bruges decides that non-deductible part of the foreign dividend deduction can be included in loss carry-forward
Mar 25, 2013
New tax law published in Official Gazette
Mar 25, 2013
New tax measures submitted to parliament
Feb 10, 2013
Supreme Court: Business merger facility not applicable to contribution to subsidiary followed by subsequent contribution to grant daughter company of all assets except a business building
Feb 09, 2013
Ministry of Finance submits provision to parliament on abolition of the Code of Books and Records
Feb 09, 2013
Ministry of Finance clarifies tax treatment of Greek-source royalties in tax treaties with Czech Republic and Hungary
Oct 23, 2012
Protocol to treaty between Greece and Switzerland signed
Oct 14, 2012
Netherlands Supreme Court decides that Dutch thin capitalization provisions in the case of financing companies are not incompatible with ICCPR and ECHR
Sep 03, 2012
Court of First Instance Leuven decides that fine imposed by European Commission due to violation of EC competition law is not deductible
Jul 29, 2012
Supreme Court decides interest paid on debt-claim towards low-taxed group company resulting from transfer of immovable property not deductible
Jul 29, 2012
Reform of tax system – Proposal announced
Apr 17, 2012
Protocol to treaty between Switzerland and Greece enters into force
Feb 01, 2012
New tax law enacted – details
May 12, 2011
Treaty between Greece and Tunisia enters into force
May 12, 2011
Treaty between Qatar and Greece enters into force
May 12, 2011
New tax draft law – submitted to Parliament
Mar 30, 2011
Treaty between Saudi Arabia and Greece enters into force
Mar 14, 2011
Treaty between Canada and Greece enters into force
Feb 28, 2011
Treaty between Greece and Morocco enters into force
Jan 09, 2011
Treaty between Greece and Morocco enters into force
Jan 09, 2011
Major tax reform
May 25, 2010
Extra contribution for large companies
Dec 21, 2009
Treaty between Austria and Greece – details
Oct 11, 2009
Dutch dividend withholding tax exemption extended to certain EEA countries
Sep 16, 2009
New transfer pricing rules; First-time thin capitalization rules
Aug 13, 2009
ECJ: Cobelfret extended to domestic situations and potentially to dividends received from third countries
Jul 16, 2009
ECJ finds Finnish dividend withholding tax regime incompatible with EC freedom of establishment
Jul 16, 2009
ECJ: Netherlands' non-exemption of dividends paid to certain EEA countries from withholding tax found incompatible with EEA Agreement
Jul 16, 2009
ECJ: Greek rules on taxation of inbound dividends and foreign partnerships incompatible with EC law
May 13, 2009
European Commission refers Germany to ECJ over taxation of outbound dividends
Apr 10, 2009
Treaty between Austria and Greece enters into force
Apr 10, 2009
Treaty between Estonia and Greece – details
Feb 22, 2009
Treaty between Estonia and Greece enters into force
Jan 23, 2009
Treaty between Greece and Iceland enters into force
Jan 23, 2009
Treaty between Qatar and Greece signed
Dec 24, 2008
Preliminary ruling requested from ECJ regarding Belgian anti-abuse provision concerning exceptional and gratuitous advantages
Nov 04, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds Belgian withholding tax on interest paid to companies resident in other Member States compatible with EC freedom of establishment – details
Nov 04, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds French legislation on group consolidation excluding lower-tier subsidiaries indirectly owned through companies resident in other Member States justifiable restriction on EC freedom of establishment – details
Nov 04, 2008
New tax law enacted
Nov 04, 2008
Preliminary ruling requested from ECJ on interpretation of EC Parent-Subsidiary Directive with respect to Italian tax on dividend adjustment (General Beverage)
Nov 04, 2008
Treaty between Malta and Greece enters into force
Nov 04, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds French legislation on group consolidation excluding lower-tier subsidiaries indirectly owned through companies in other Member States justifiable restriction on EC freedom of establishment
Oct 07, 2008
Draft tax law released
Oct 07, 2008
OECD released 2008 Model Tax Convention
Oct 07, 2008
Discussion draft on New Art. 7 of OECD Model – details
Aug 30, 2008
Treaty between Austria and Greece signed
Aug 30, 2008
Preliminary ruling requested from ECJ on interpretation of Merger Directive in connection with scheme to avoid Netherlands property transfer tax
Aug 11, 2008
OECD Council approves 2008 Model Tax Convention
Aug 11, 2008
Treaty between Greece and Saudi Arabia signed
Aug 11, 2008
Comments on draft contents of 2008 update to Model Tax Convention published
Jul 27, 2008
Treaty between UAE and Greece initialled
Jul 27, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds Belgian rules on inclusion of dividends in taxable base followed by 95% deduction insofar as parent company makes profits incompatible with Parent-Subsidiary Directive – details
Jun 21, 2008
European Commission takes steps against Bulgaria, Portugal, Romania and Spain concerning taxation of dividends
Jun 21, 2008
ECJ: Non-deductibility of foreign PE losses in Germany compatible with EC freedom of establishment
Jun 21, 2008
European Commission closes infringement procedure against Luxembourg concerning taxation of dividends
Jun 21, 2008
ECJ: Netherlands refund regime for investment funds incompatible with EC free movement of capital
Jun 21, 2008
ECJ: Decision by reasoned order in UK CFC and foreign dividend test case
Jun 21, 2008
Draft of 2008 Model Tax Convention – Proposed changes to Commentary to Art. 12 (definition of royalties)
Jun 21, 2008
ECJ: 5% add-back of tax credits for withholding tax at source abroad compatible with Parent-Subsidiary Directive
May 14, 2008
European Commission refers Netherlands to ECJ for not exempting dividends paid to companies established in certain EFTA countries from withholding tax
May 14, 2008
Treaty between Morocco and Greece ratified
Apr 15, 2008
Treaty between Russia and Greece enters into force
Apr 15, 2008
European Commission takes steps against Belgium for failure to adopt implementing measures of Merger Directive
Mar 16, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds 5% add-back of tax credits for withholding tax abroad compatible with Parent-Subsidiary Directive – details
Mar 16, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds German rules on taxation of cross-border dividends under old imputation system compatible with EC law
Mar 16, 2008
European Commission takes steps against Germany, Estonia and Czech Republic regarding taxation of outbound dividends
Mar 16, 2008
European Commission issues communication regarding accession of Bulgaria and Romania to Arbitration Convention
Feb 08, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds the 5% add-back of tax credits for withholding tax at source abroad compatible with Parent-Subsidiary Directive
Feb 08, 2008
ECJ: Swedish legislation limiting exemption of third-country dividends justifiable restriction on EC free movement of capital – details
Feb 08, 2008
OECD released discussion draft on transactional profit methods
Feb 08, 2008
ECJ: German transitional rules for taxation of capital gains incompatible with EC free movement of capital
Jan 16, 2008
ECJ:Swedish legislation limiting exemption of third-country dividends justifiable restriction on EC free movement of capital
Jan 16, 2008
Communication published on application of anti-abuse measures in area of direct taxation – within the EU and in relation to third countries
Jan 16, 2008
Treaty between Qatar and Greece initialled
Dec 03, 2007
Treaty between Russia and Greece ratified
Dec 03, 2007
ECJ: hearing in case regarding transitional rules in respect of abolished German imputation system
Nov 04, 2007
ECJ: Advocate General finds Swedish legislation limiting the exemption of third-country dividends justifiable restriction on EC free movement of capital – details
Nov 04, 2007
Compatibility of exclusion of indirect ownership through companies in other EU Member States for French tax consolidation purposes with freedom of establishment referred to ECJ
Sep 02, 2007
OECD releases revised draft of Part IV (Insurance) of the Report on Attribution of Profits to Permanent Establishments
Sep 02, 2007
AG: Most-favoured nation treatment and Community preference do not require extension of the tax sparing credit under tax treaties with Brazil and Greece to third countries
Sep 02, 2007
EU Commission progresses infringement procedure against Austria, Germany, Italy and Finland regarding taxation of outbound dividends
Jul 29, 2007
ECJ: Interprets anti-avoidance clause under the Merger Directive with respect to Danish rules on taxation of exchanges of shares – details
Jul 29, 2007
EU Commission refers Greece to ECJ concerning discriminatory taxation of dividends
Jul 29, 2007
ECJ: Finnish group contribution regime compatible with EC Law – details
Jul 29, 2007
Second Guideline on implications of ECJ Denkavit case on French dividend withholding tax published
Jul 29, 2007
ECJ: Advocate General holds German switch-over provision for low-taxed passive income of foreign PEs incompatible with EC Law – details
Jul 02, 2007
ECJ: German thin capitalization rules reclassifying interests paid to substantial shareholders in third States are not incompatible with EC law
Jul 02, 2007
ECJ: Advocate General finds Dutch withholding tax on outbound dividends incompatible with EC free movement of capital – details
Jul 02, 2007
ECJ: Previous Austrian rules discriminating dividends received from third countries are compatible with free movement of capital under grandfathering clause – details
Jul 02, 2007
ECJ: Swedish legislation on dividend tax relief in relations with third countries is compatible with EC law – details
Jul 02, 2007
International tax conference on CCCTB held in Berlin
Jun 18, 2007
Discussion draft on application and interpretation of non-discrimination article of OECD Model – details
Jun 18, 2007
Treaty between Canada and Greece – negotiations
Jun 18, 2007
Revised Commentary on Article 7 of OECD Model released
May 28, 2007
ECJ: temporal effects of judgment in Meilicke against Germany should not be limited – details
Apr 28, 2007
Company tax regimes of Swiss cantons exempting foreign profits incompatible state aid under EU-Switzerland Agreement
Mar 24, 2007
ECJ: hearing in case regarding Dutch withholding tax on outbound dividends
Mar 24, 2007
Final Report on Improving the Resolution of Tax Treaty Disputes
Mar 24, 2007
Report on Attribution of Profits to PEs released
Feb 24, 2007
EU Commission requests Italy to implement the Interest and Royalties Directive correctly
Feb 24, 2007
EU Commission progresses infringement actions against Member States for discriminatory taxation of outbound dividends
Feb 24, 2007
EU Commission requests Italy not to apply a withholding tax on dividends paid to Netherlands parent companies
Feb 24, 2007
ECJ holds French withholding tax on outbound dividends incompatible with freedom of establishment
Jan 15, 2007
ECJ: previous UK ACT regime regarding outbound dividends compatible with EC fundamental freedoms (ACT IV GLO) – details
Jan 15, 2007
New Bill on taxation and incentives
Jan 15, 2007
Treaty between Greece and Malta signed
Nov 12, 2006
Credit relief for dividends from outside EU
Oct 14, 2006
Protocol to treaty between Netherlands and Greece enters into force
Oct 14, 2006
European Commission requests Belgium to terminate discriminatory taxation of inbound dividends
Aug 13, 2006
European Commission requests Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain to terminate discriminatory taxation of outbound dividends
Aug 13, 2006
European Commission refers Italy and Luxembourg to ECJ for not implementing Directive amending EC Parent-Subsidiary Directive
Aug 13, 2006
European Commission decides that Luxembourg's preferential tax regime for 1929 holding companies constitutes incompatible state aid
Aug 13, 2006
European Commission requested Spain to end infringement to the EC Parent-Subsidiary Directive concerning the use of anti-abuse measures
Aug 13, 2006
Treaty between Greece and Iceland signed
Aug 13, 2006
Protocol between Greece and the Netherlands ratified in Greece
Aug 13, 2006
Netherlands court holds Netherlands-Greece treaty does not require effective taxation for residence
Apr 09, 2006
Treaty between Belgium and Greece enters into force
Mar 16, 2006
Details of the protocol between the Netherlands and Greece to the income and capital tax treaty of 16 July 1981, signed on 18 January 2006, have become available.
Mar 16, 2006
The first-time income and capital tax treaty between Greece and Mexico signed on 13 April 2004, entered into force on 7 December 2005. The treaty generally applies from 1 January 2006.
Feb 19, 2006
On 18 January 2006 the Netherlands and Greece signed a protocol to their tax treaty on income and capital of 16 July 1981. Further details are not yet available.
Feb 19, 2006
Greece ratified the new Greece-Belgium income tax treaty, signed on 25 May 2004, by way of Law 3407/2005 and published in the Official Gazette of 25 October 2005, Volume A, No. 266. The new treaty will generally replace the Greece-Belgium income tax treaty of 24 May 1968.
Dec 06, 2005
The first-time income tax treaty between Greece and China, signed on 3 June 2002, entered into force on 11 November 2005. The treaty generally applies from 1 January 2006.
Dec 06, 2005
The first-time income and capital tax treaty between Greece-Mexico, signed on 13 April 2004, has been ratified in Greece by way of Law 3406/2005 and published in the Official Gazette of 25 October 2005, Volume A, No. 265. Further details of the treaty will be reported subsequently.
Dec 06, 2005
Decision issued on procedure for pre-approval of royalties and management fees payable to foreign companies
Sep 21, 2005
Belgium ratified the new Belgium-Greece income tax treaty, signed on 25 May 2004, on 14 July 2005. The new treaty will generally replace the Belgium-Greece income tax treaty of 24 May 1968.
Aug 03, 2005
The first-time income tax treaty between Greece and Ireland and the related protocol, signed on 24 November 2003, entered into force on 29 December 2004. The new treaty generally applies from 1 January 2005.
Mar 17, 2005