Paul Chater AIIT, Client Director – European Tax Practice of FiscalReps, and Maria Panteloglou, IPT Technician and Greek Specialist of FiscalReps, met FiscalReps’ Greek associates and the TEA-EAPAE (Occupational Insurance Fund of Insurers and Personnel of Insurers Companies) authorities in Athens on the 24, 25 & 26 February 2014.
The meetings with our associates included a review of the Greek IPT & TEA-EAPAE legislation, relevant case law and the online filing of premium tax returns. The legal research related, in part, to a client query about a marine policy and the relevant IPT rate. Following on from this, a meeting was held with the TEA-EAPAE authorities. FiscalReps shared its Greek premium tax rate table with the authorities who shall confirm in writing that our understanding of the legislation (and its nuances) is correct. Furthermore, Maria Panteloglou is using her contacts in Greece to locate an officer at the Ministry of Finance to arrange a future meeting with the IPT Department and carry out a similar exercise.
The three days proved to be very productive and provides us with the comfort that our understanding of overseas tax regimes, such as Greece, is consistent with the relevant authorities. This, in turn, allows FiscalReps to provide our clients with the assurance that they are acting in a compliant manner across Europe, including some of the more challenging countries.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your tax position please do not hesitate to contact:
Paul Chater
+44 (0)20 7036 8070
Maria Panteloglou
+44 (0)20 7036 8070