The proposed increase in the standard VAT rate from 23% to 24% was approved by the Greek Parliament yesterday (22 May) and will take effect from 1 June 2016. The Bill introducing the VAT rate increase also provides for the abolition of the special 30% reduced VAT rates in the islands of Syros, Thasos, Andros, Tinos, Karpathos, Milos, Skyros, Alonnisos, Kea, Antiparos and Sifnos, where the new 24% standard rate will apply from 1 June.
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