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K. Katsafados: “What are you going to do in order to offer incentives to remain the inhabitants of these islands…”

Question to the Finance Minister for favourable tax arrangements ceased to apply to the small islands below…3.100 inhabitants, tabled by Mp SW A’ Piraeus and Islands Kostas Katsafados.As it supports the Member, the relevant settings will not apply from 1 June 2016, as the government SYRIZA – ANEL not sure on some of the bills that have been tabled to pass a provision to extend the favourable regime, which was last extended on 31 December 2015.Mr. Katsafados stresses that most of the income taxes for all employees and pensioners of these islands have increased, as have the rates of taxation on profits of the year 2016 of the enterprises which are in the form of legal persons or legal entities and are established in the islands.The Member asks the Minister responsible for why it extended the favourable status for small islands below 3.100 inhabitants, and whether it intends to bring it back, but what are you going to do in order to offer incentives to remain the inhabitants of these islands.The question of mr. Kostas Κατσαφάδου is as follows:”Mr. Minister,Until a few days ago, for taxpayers who are permanently resident on the islands with population under 3,100 people, whether they are natural or legal persons or legal entities, which applied a multitude of favourable tax arrangements.Unfortunately, from 1 June 2016 these arrangements will no longer apply after the government of SYRIZA – ANEL not sure on some of the bills that have been tabled to pass a provision to extend the favourable regime, which was last extended on 31 December 2015.This has as a result, plus increased income taxes for all wage earners and pensioners, inhabitants of these islands, with annual incomes greater than current new reduced tax-free thresholds of 8.636 euros for those without dependent children, of 8.863 million for those with one dependent child and 9.090 euro for those with two dependent children.In addition, for all businesses that have the form of legal persons or legal entities and are established in the islands, the rates of taxation on profits of the year 2016 increased by 46,46% to 85,9%, the levels of 15,60% – 19,80% at the level of 29%.Because the small islands below 3.100 inhabitants constituting a particular geographical sections with completely different characteristics from the mainland and need special treatment,Because such a development, under the deep recession experienced by the country, can affect the already rudimentary productive, commercial and tourist functionality,Because the Greek state has to offer incentives to remain in small islands,Will the Minister:1. Why not extended the favourable status for small islands below 3.100 villagers? Intends to restore it?2. What are you going to do in order to offer incentives to remain the inhabitants of these islands?

Question to the Finance Minister for favourable tax arrangements ceased to apply to the small islands below…
3.100 inhabitants, tabled by Mp SW A’ Piraeus and Islands Kostas Katsafados.
As it supports the Member, the relevant settings will not apply from 1 June 2016, as the government SYRIZA – ANEL not sure on some of the bills that have been tabled to pass a provision to extend the favourable regime, which was last extended on 31 December 2015.
Mr. Katsafados stresses that most of the income taxes for all employees and pensioners of these islands have increased, as have the rates of taxation on profits of the year 2016 of the enterprises which are in the form of legal persons or legal entities and are established in the islands.
The Member asks the Minister responsible for why it extended the favourable status for small islands below 3.100 inhabitants, and whether it intends to bring it back, but what are you going to do in order to offer incentives to remain the inhabitants of these islands.
The question of mr. Kostas Κατσαφάδου is as follows:
“Mr. Minister,
Until a few days ago, for taxpayers who are permanently resident on the islands with population under 3,100 people, whether they are natural or legal persons or legal entities, which applied a multitude of favourable tax arrangements.
Unfortunately, from 1 June 2016 these arrangements will no longer apply after the government of SYRIZA – ANEL not sure on some of the bills that have been tabled to pass a provision to extend the favourable regime, which was last extended on 31 December 2015.
This has as a result, plus increased income taxes for all wage earners and pensioners, inhabitants of these islands, with annual incomes greater than current new reduced tax-free thresholds of 8.636 euros for those without dependent children, of 8.863 million for those with one dependent child and 9.090 euro for those with two dependent children.
In addition, for all businesses that have the form of legal persons or legal entities and are established in the islands, the rates of taxation on profits of the year 2016 increased by 46,46% to 85,9%, the levels of 15,60% – 19,80% at the level of 29%.
Because the small islands below 3.100 inhabitants constituting a particular geographical sections with completely different characteristics from the mainland and need special treatment,
Because of such development, under the deep recession experienced by the country, can affect the already rudimentary productive, commercial and tourist functionality,
Because the Greek state has to offer incentives to remain in small islands,
Asked the Minister:
1. Why not extended the favourable status for small islands below 3.100 villagers? Intends to restore it?
2. What are you going to do in order to offer incentives to remain the inhabitants of these islands?

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