Greek Shipowners Agree to Pay 75 Million Euros Annually to State

ATHENS, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Greek shipowners will pay at least 75 million euros ($85.37 million) annually to the state budget, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday, under a deal that replaces a previous voluntary arrangement. The sum is equivalent to a 10 percent levy on dividends, according to a statement by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's office. Along with … [Read more...]

Greek Shipowners Say EU Tax Pressure Could Make Brexit ‘Not a Bad Thing’

ATHENS, June 8 (Reuters) - Greek shipowners could relocate to Britain after it leaves the European Union if European regulators demand changes to favourable shipping taxes in Greece, a top industry official said on Friday. The European Union has been pressing Greece to end generous tax allowances it grants shipowners, although the government has steered away from imposing … [Read more...]