Taxpayers’ arrears to the state up in July

Taxpayers’ arrears to the state grew to 101.704 billion euros in July, up 345 million euros from June, official figures showed on Wednesday.

A report by the Independent Authority of Public Revenue (AADE) showed that the monthly growth rate of taxpayers’ arrears has slowed down. New arrears (from the beginning of the year) totaled 5.569 billion euros in July, from 5.192 billion in June, an increase of 377 million euros, while existing arrears totaled 96.584 billion euros, down 297 million from June.

The number of taxpayers with overdue debts to the state totaled 3,933,628 at the end of July, up from 3,727,418 in June.