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Who are exempted from the new provisions on tax deduction?

The following categories of taxpayers are exempted from the obligation to use electronic payment means:

  • Taxpayers over 70 years old
  • Persons with a disability percentage of 80% and above
  • Persons lacking legal capacity
  • Tax residents abroad who are obliged to submit an income tax return in Greece
  • Public officials and civil servants who work abroad, as well as tax residents in Greece who live or work abroad
  • Minors who are obliged to submit an income tax return
  • Permanent residents of villages with a local population up to 500 and of islands with a local population below 3,100 according to the latest census, unless these are tourist destinations
  • Taxpayers having their permanent residence in villages with a local population up to 500 and in islands with a local population below 3,100 according to the latest census, unless these are tourist destinations. Tourist destinations are those included in Presidential Decree 899/1976, as amended by Presidential Decree 664/1977.
  • Taxpayers registered in the register of unemployed persons of the Greek Manpower Employment Organisation (OAED), for the difference resulting between their imputed income and their total income
  • Taxpayers who are beneficiaries of Social Solidarity Income (KEA)
  • Persons serving their compulsory military service
  • Taxpayers in long-term hospitalisation (more than 6 months).

Moreover, the following are exempted:

  • Persons living in nursing homes and mental health institutions
  • Prisoners.

The taxpayers of the above categories are still required to collect receipts of an equal value.

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