Greece Cracks Down On Longtime Tax Evasion Problem

March 31, 2015 9:23 PM

65 0

Greece is negotiating with fellow members of the eurozone in an effort to keep its bailout loans. But before they release more money, the lenders want to see progress on financial reforms, like a crackdown on tax evasion. As Joanna Kakissis reports from Athens, that's left the Greek government facing a Herculean task.

JOANNA KAKISSIS, BYLINE: Pantelis Chatzisinakis a slim, bearded 38-year-old accountant. He lives and works in a leafy Athens suburb. His office is neat. Framed maps are on the walls and stacks of tax forms are on his desk. He's here nearly every day.

Also read: EPA’s $43,000 Phone Booth for Scott Pruitt Broke the Law, Watchdog Says

Read more

To category page