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Greece 4 month VAT payment deferment for coronavirus

  • Mar 30, 2020 | Richard Asquith

The Government of Greece has introduced a number of tax measures to help businesses cope with the COVID-19 epidemic. These include:

  • A Value Added Tax rate cut from the standard 24% rate to 6% on medical products related to the epidemic; 
  • For businesses affected by the outbreak, VAT payments due up to 30 April is posponed until 31 August 2020; and
  • Any outstanding VAT at 11 March will not need to be paid until 31 August 2020.
  • The filing of 2019 sales lists has been delayed to 30 June 2020.

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Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: He is part of the European leadership team which this year won International Tax Review's Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.
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