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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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Legal news of 2023

Technology and Privacy Laws: Continued focus on data privacy and security regulations, potentially influenced by new technologies like artificial intelligence, biometrics, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Stricter regulations around the collection, processing, and storage of personal data, with an emphasis on user consent and data transparency. Environmental Regulations: Increasing attention to environmental issues leading to more stringent regulations and enforcement in areas such as carbon emissions, pollution control, and sustainable business practices. Remote Work and Employment Laws: Ongoing considerations and adaptations of labor laws to accommodate the rise of remote work and gig economy jobs.Discussions about the right to disconnect, ensuring that...

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