Greece

Located in south-east Europe, Greece shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. Its territory includes more than 2 000 islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas, of which only approximate 10 per cent are inhabited.

Theatre was born in Greece and the people there are passionate about art, coffee, politics and literation. Ouzo, feta and gyrus are speciality of the region and represent the lifestyle of this fascinating country.

Tourism, shipping, construction and agriculture are the main economic sectors. Over the half of the Greek industry is located in the Greater Athens area. Athens is the capital and is one of the world’s oldest cities, with some fantastic ancient relics.

CXC Global’s local expertise and knowledge of Greek labour and tax legislation, allows us to work closely with our clients, assist with Local Tax and Social Security, VAT Registration where applicable, and preparation of a personal income tax returns at tax year end.

Contracting in Greece is complex. The taxation system in Greece has many quirks and is not contractor friendly. Greece lifestyle is different, living standards relaxed and taxes are somewhat different to the rest of Europe. They has entered into Double Taxation Treaties with some countries and do not encourage contracting. For foreign national contract workers, contracting in Greece, it would be wise to consult with CXC Global on the best way to structure, and how best to balance taxation.

  • With our extensive experience and expertise in contractor management, and assisting organisations with their contingent workforce, CXC Global has the resources and solutions to manage the administration process associated with contracting in Greece, facilitating accounting services, local tax calculations for Greece, social security registration, tax balancing and preparation of personal income tax return at the end of the tax year

In-country services include

  • Access to a Local Accountant
  • Local tax and social security registration
  • VAT registration
  • Preparation of personal income tax return at the end of the tax year
  • Checking of ‘unsigned’ rental agreement in order to protect contractor from extra obligations