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Digital Nomad Visa Greece

How can I get in Greece the digital nomad visa? In 2021, Greece introduced a new digital nomad visa, which was exciting news for those who love this beautiful and friendly country!So now you have a unique opportunity especially for those who were looking for a way to move in Greece finally they found a path that includes the following documents: A completed application form6 A passport that will remain valid until at least three months after the visa ends 2 passport-sized photos Proof of employment (e.g. offer letter, employment contract) confirming you can work remotely A declaration letter confirming your intent to live and work...

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What do the car crash victims claim?

WHAT DO THE CAR CRASH VICTIMS CLAIM? Usually after a car accident, the claims that arise for compensation for the victims stem from the cases we will mention below. By studying the circumstances of Your car accident on an individual case-by-case basis, the best traffic accidents lawyers in Greece of Economou & Economou law office in Athens, are able to responsibly guide You regarding the: Α) MATERIAL DAMAGES Of the damaged vehicle, which were caused by the road accident and usually consist of material damage to the vehicle, expenses incurred by the use of a taxi to transport the victim until the repair...

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Greece Offers Foreign Pensioners Tax Breaks

Foreign Pensioners Tax Breaks Greece A law establishing a unique tax framework for foreign retirees who move to Greece has been published in the Official Gazette. A flat seven percent tax rate will be applied to qualifying taxpayers' overseas income under the special tax plan, which is intended to entice foreign retirees to apply for Greek residency. Individuals must not have been a tax resident in Greece for at least five of the six years prior to qualifying for the scheme in order to be eligible for the flat tax. A tax cooperation agreement for administrative purposes between Greece and the individual's home...

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Court for drunk driving?

Drink driving is a serious offence that can have tragic consequences for both the driver of the vehicle and the citizens on the roads, and also leads to significant legal penalties for offenders if found guilty of drink driving by referral to court It is therefore very important to understand what the law on drink driving, the penalties and fines provided, so that one can understand the limits set by the law, assess the potential risks and also obtain appropriate professional legal assistance when required. What are the drink-driving limits, fines and penalties set out in the Code of Administrative Offences? From 0.50...

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Car customs clearance pitfalls and potential problems 

Car customs clearance pitfalls and potential problems  As revealed by the ADDE in its annual report, revenue losses from non-payment of VAT and from under-valuation amount to tens or hundreds of millions of euros and indeed the Greek authorities are in cooperation with the authorities of other member states to catch the tax evaders. In addition, in imported used cars, triangular sales for non-refund of VAT, the presentation of false documents and the driving of kilometres by dealers in order to pay a lower Registration Fee at customs are constantly being recorded and are increasing. Also many used car dealers who know...

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Mandatory declaration of cash over €10.000 or cash seizure even in airport transit zones within the EU

Travelers Carrying More Than EUR 10,000 in Cash Have to Declare the Money Even in a Transit Country Mandatory declaration of cash over €10.000 otherwise cash in airport transit zones within the EU When is it compulsory to declare cash in excess of €10.000 for those travelling by air within the EU? The obligation to declare all cash of more than €10.000 also applies in the international transit zones of airports located in the territory of the Member States of the European Union, according to the Court of Justice of the EU. As noted by the CJEU (Judgment C-17/16, El-Dakkak), a person...

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Seizure of a vehicle under the CCP – Disposal by the tax authority prior to an acquittal

Seizure of a vehicle under the CCP - Disposal by the tax authority prior to an acquittal According to the provisions of the CCP, all documents and other objects found in the possession of the arrested person and related to the crime are confiscated and delivered with a report to the competent prosecutor or investigating judge. They shall then be handed over for sheets either to the clerk of the court or to other escrow agents. If the judicial council finds that no charge should be brought or the court acquits the accused, they are obliged to order the return of...

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The new law 5037/2023 for energy in Greece and the changes it brought in the energy sector.

The new law 5037/2023 for energy in Greece and the changes it brought in the energy sector. Law 5037/2023 (Government Gazette 78/28.03.2023, Vol. A) was passed by the Greek Parliament on 20.03.2023, in the context of the European policy to achieve the Union's climate and energy targets for the year 2030 and in the broader context of its substantial long-term goal for a low-carbon economy by the year 2050. The most important changes in the energy sector are the extension of the competences and the renaming of the "Energy Regulatory Authority", the forms of energy communities and the limits set on virtual...

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Judicial Distribution (CC 799)

If not all the co-owners agree to dissolve the co-ownership by distribution, each co-owner can request judicial distribution (CC 799) according to the provisions of the CCC. Judicial distribution is the distribution caused by the filing of a lawsuit and occurs with the issuance of a court decision, which orders either the distribution itself or the sale by auction according to the terms of the law (EphAθ 4127/2001, ElΔνη 2003 1401. Papasteriou, EmbrD, II, § 66, No 150. Papasteriou, in Georgiadis/Stathopoulos CC, Art. 1887, no. 39. N. Psouni, KlerD3, I, p. 517). The court may choose one of the following indicative forms...

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How much does it cost to purchase a house in Greece?

The more knowledge a buyer has regarding purchasing a house in Greece, the better. Here at Economou & Economou Law Office, we've provided a clear, concise breakdown of the expenses related to obtaining your ideal home. The top real estate attorneys in Greece at the Economou & Economou law office in Athens are available to assist with procedure management and to walk you through each step of the way. Check out what people are saying about our top-notch services. Generally speaking, fixed buying costs for investors are 5.6% of the purchase price; however, this percentage may go up based on the...

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