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It should but it doesn't (or didn't). Up to recently there was practically no investigation on such cases and tax evasion on such circles was rampant. You drive a BMW, run a private clinic in an expensive area in Athens and your annual income is 10k euros. That's OK, I mean why would you lie to me? OK, I'm probably exaggerating but you get an idea. Since 2013 or so there is some effort to audit professionals with such declared incomes but it is practically impossible to check a backlog of 20+ years of cases especially with the glacial pace that the revenue services move.



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