Our experienced Greek accountants specialise in tax and financial services for Greek expats with income or assets in Greece. Earning income overseas while still a resident, or earning income in Greece while living overseas has certain tax liabilities in both Greek and foreign governments.
There are Greek expats spanning the globe, in particular there, are Greek communities in America, Australia, and the United Kingdom. For Greek citizens living or born overseas, it is crucial that you know your Greek tax obligations.
Our professional Greek expat tax services include:
For Greek Citizens who:
- Currently live abroad
- Are planning to live abroad
- Are returning to Greece
- Want to settle outstanding tax matters
- Want to understand their rights and tax obligations
For Greek expats living overseas who:
- Own property in Greece
- Earn income in Greece or overseas
- Are planning to purchase or sell property in Greece
- Need representation in Greece
- Want to know current taxation laws in Greece
Understanding your tax obligations in Greece
It is important for Greek expats living abroad to declare any property or assets in Greece. If you own a house or land, have a car, business, or any other asset in Greece, you are required by law to file an annual tax return statement.
Our specialist Greek tax accountants are experts at assisting Greek expats living internationally with understanding their obligations and fulfilling them.
Owning or acquiring property as a Greek expat
According to Greek property tax law obligations, property owners are required to report annually or on demand. Our expert Greek accountants understand the importance of declaring property and know the implications it may have on you Greek and foreign income or assets.
Tax obligations for property, annually and on demand:
- Tax property statement – annually
- Tax income statement – annually
- Inheritance statement – on demand
- Rental income statement – if applicable
- Tax property statement any time a property is sold or transferred
Tax forms for Greek citizens living overseas
Our specialist accountants in Greece are experts when it comes to the documentation required for Greek citizens living overseas. Greek tax law has numerous tax forms that are complex and selecting the right form can be difficult.
Tax forms required for Greek expats:
- Income tax form (E1)
Greek expats living overseas who earn income in Greece are required to submit an E1 form.
- Rental tax form (E2)
Greek expats living abroad earning income from rentals are required to submit an E2 form
- Real property form (E9)
Greek expats living internationally should declare any real property assets by submitting and E9 form.
Real estate forms:
- Lease Agreement
For any rental income, it is mandatory that you authenticate lease agreements electronically, signed between the owner and tenant.
- ENFIA payment
A real estate property tax (ENFIA) is levied annually on all Greek properties and is quite a complicated process.
- ENFIA certificates
Owners wanting to transfer their property must complete an ENFIA certificate before a notary republic, proving they have paid the appropriate tax
- Buying or selling property
For Greek expats overseas that buy or sell property in Greece, you will need to complete the required planning before a notary republic.
Forms for professionals:
- E1 form – for professionals
Similar to income tax, professionals who earn income from business activities, interest earned on deposits, real estate investments, or any capital earned abroad must complete an E1 income tax form.
- E3 form – professionals with offices in Greece
Greek expats living abroad with offices in Greece are required to complete an E3 tax form