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No tax inspectors to be fired; numbers already low, says Finance Ministry

Δημοσίευση 13 Νοεμβρίου 2012, 15:34 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
No tax inspectors to be fired; numbers already low, says Finance Ministry
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The Finance Ministry has issued a statement denying reports that it is about to reduce the number of tax inspectors by 12 percent due to the cutbacks in the latest austerity program.

The Finance Ministry has issued a statement denying reports that it is about to reduce the number of tax inspectors by 12 percent due to the cutbacks in the latest austerity program.

The ministry said that it is currently short of about 1,000 staff in tax offices and there is no scope for numbers to be reduced.

According to the statement, after the merging of tax offices, to leave 114 departments in total, there will be places for 8,817 employees.

Source: ekathimerini.com