Ministers discuss creation of mechanism to collect arrears for Public Revenue authority

The creation of a unified mechanism to collect arrears to tax offices and pension funds on behalf of the Independent Authority for Public Revenue was discussed, among other issues, in an inter-ministerial meeting held at the ministry of finance on Wednesday.

According to a senior labour ministry official who spoke after the meeting, ministers discussed the mechanism and other prior actions ahead of the arrival of the mission chiefs of the institutions. The ministers didn’t discuss the payment of state arrears towards the private sector.

The meeting was attended, among others, by Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, Labour Minister Efi Achtsioglou and the head of the Public Revenue authority Giorgos Pitsilis.