An ‘Island Tax’ Could Harm One Bright Spot In Greek Economy

An ‘Island Tax’ Could Harm One Bright Spot In Greek Economy

By Joanna Kakissis

The new bailout plan for Greece calls for a steep sales-tax increase on the Aegean Islands, raising fears it could harm tourism, one of the few sectors that’s been doing well.

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