Which transactions are excluded from counting in building the tax deduction?

Non-consumer expenses are excluded from counting in building the tax deduction. These are the following:

  • Rents
  • Vehicle Circulation Tax 
  • Purchase of vehicles (cars, motorcycles)
  • Purchases of vessels, aeroplanes and aircraft
  • Purchases of residences, plots and other real estate properties
  • Payments of assessed amounts due to the State, of taxes, contributions etc
  • Payments of loan instalments
  • Purchases of investment products (shares, bonds etc.)
In addition, the following are excluded from counting in building the tax deduction:

  • Payments on cards
  • Transactions with corporate cards
  • Transactions with unidentified prepaid cards
  • Transactions in cash
  • Cash withdrawals at Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) or at the cash desk of the payment services provider
  • Transactions involving fund transfers and deposits to third parties
  • Purchases from non-EEA countries
Additionally, expenses made with cards issued abroad do not count.

Το learn more about how to build your tax deduction, visit the Hellenic Bank Association.

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