Category: economy


New companies can set up in as little as 18 minutes

Setting up a company in Greece on a digital platform, without stepping foot at a public service was something of a joke in the country, up until now that is. Now companies can be set up exclusively on the government’s electronic one stop shop ( in a service that has been up and running for […]

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Taxman encourages tourists to pay by card

Tourists are being encouraged to pay with plastic during their holidays in Greece – and to always ask for a receipt – by a new campaign from the country’s tax authority. The “Apodixi_Please” (Receipt, Please) campaign of the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) is being promoted on posters and online ( “Welcome to Greece! […]

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Greece launches e-service for setting up a new company

Greek authorities on Monday launched the operation of an electronic one-stop-shop service, a new digital tool for the set-up of new companies. Dimitris Avlonitis, secretary-general of Commerce and Consumer Protection, speaking to ANA, said that the new service had its debut with the setting up of the first company, which lasted less than 40 minutes. […]

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