Paolo Nuncio, former secretary of State on Tax Affairs for the government of Portugal and tax partner of the Lex Mundi member firm Morais Leitao, was our firm’s guest speaker during the 15th Athens Tax Forum organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. Paolo shared with the audience, the Portuguese experience from introducing electronic invoicing, as a tool to combat tax evasion.
Alex Karopoulos, tax partner, lectured on what the future holds for VAT during a seminar organized on the side of this year’s Advanced Diploma of International Taxation (ADIT). Among others, Alex focused on intra-union B2B supplies and the impact that the revised regime may have to the market. He also guided participants through changes in VAT rules that are entering into force this year or will be entering into force in 2020-2022.
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Katerina Vagia, tax senior associate, spoke in a conference organised by the Greek Company Association on 14 June. Katerina focused on the framework of transparency in the field of taxation, concerning corporate taxpayers. Reporting of cross-border arrangements, exchange of cross-border rulings and advance pricing arrangements, as well as CbC reporting, were items that Katerina touched upon. She also briefly presented recent developments on the taxation of the digital economy, referring to the two Directive proposed by the EU Commission.
Zepos & Yannopoulos proudly supported the 14th Athens Tax Forum 2018, organised by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on 19 April. Tax Partner Costas Kallideris shed light on Directors’ liabilities for company tax debts. Costas briefly presented the current framework on criminal and personal liabilities of directors and proposed revisions towards the rationalisation of the regime.
The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) interviewed Costas Kallideris on the scope of application of tax evasion rules and current tax audit practice in Greece. Costas Kallideris’ interview, which has been published in the Federation’s November 2017 Bulletin, comes as an introduction to the new edition of his book on BoD member liabilities from corporate tax assessments. The book is expected to be released by the end of the year.
Alex Karopoulos spoke about VAT refunds on bad debts, during the 9th Tax Forum organised by the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce in Thessaloniki.
Alex’s full presentation (in Greek) is accessible at the link below
For yet another year, Zepos & Yannopoulos is the only independent law firm in Greece that is ranked Tier 1 in Tax by all three major professional directories: Chambers, Legal 500 and International Tax Review’s World Tax.