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.
Our VAT team has held consultations and submitted proposals to the tax administration concerning the implementation of the new VAT rules concerning local sales of electronic goods (mobile phones, laptops, tablets, game consoles). Our proposals were incorporated in circular POL 1150/2017 issued by the Public Revenue Independent Authority.
Leading lawyer: Alex Karopoulos
Yerassimos Yannopoulos participated as speaker in the 13th Athens Tax Forum hosted by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on 10 April 2017, focusing on Permanent Establishment issues and the impact of the OECD Report on Action 7 of the BEPS initiative.
The presentation slides (in Greek) may be accessed via the following link
Zepos & Yannopoulos has become the official correspondent of IBFD on current Greek VAT matters. Our firm will report in real time all important VAT developments taking place in Greece, which will be published on the daily Tax News Service offered globally by IBFD, covering the latest international tax news around the world.
Partner in charge: Alex Karopoulos