Greece: Proposed decrease of dividend withholding tax rate


On 7 September 2019, the Prime Minister of Greece announced an amendment to the tax law, which includes a proposal to reduce the withholding tax on dividends from 10% to 5%.

The effective date of this decrease, if the law is voted, is expected to be 1 January 2020.

We continue to monitor the Greek market for new developments and will provide more information as it becomes available.

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