ATHENS – Penalizing folks and companies, professionals and companies for not accepting debit playing cards – they typically say their Level of Service (POS) machines or the Web isn’t working – Greece’s Finance Ministry goes to attempt providing incentives as an alternative.
For now that’s being set for some skilled classes, in keeping with a SKAI TV report which stated penalties haven’t been efficient with out explaining why not and if tax inspectors have been imposing fines or letting folks and companies slide.
The incentives embrace a 5-10 p.c tax deduction for on-line funds in order that the federal government can monitor spending and taxable use or a factors system that can return cash to customers on the finish of monetary years the report stated.
The taxpayer bonus might be for any funds by credit score or debit card to skilled sectors thought-about the worst offenders for not accepting them in violation of the legislation as they attempt to evade paying taxes.
They embrace hairdressers and barbers, medical medical doctors, physiotherapists, automotive restore retailers, plumbers, electricians, numerous technicians, bars, eating places, gyms and different companies infamous for ducking taxes and never giving receipts, one other violation ignored.
The ministry can be stated to be mulling different measures to fight tax evasion and unlawful commerce equivalent to altering a tax lottery that grants 1,000 euros ($1,083) to 1,000 taxpayers drawn on the finish of every month to offer larger rewards to fewer taxpayers every time.