The Big Dilemma: Interest Rates Increases or Price Controls

The main driving force of inflation in Europe is not excessive demand, but mainly energy market problems and secondarily shortages and consequent price increases in raw materials or intermediate and final goods, due to the war in Ukraine and the Covid pandemic in China. If nominal interest rates rise do you think the problems will …

The Role of Consulting in Internal Audit

The majority of internal audit departments consume an overwhelming percentage of their plan by doing traditional internal audits – what are known as “safeguards operations” and are the focus of internal audit, and are also the activity where most audit committees are expected to emphasis. However, many internal audit departments, either individually or through outsourcing …

Greece Returns Rapidly to the Era of Financial Support Packages

Greece, a member-country of the Eurozone/EU with 388 billion euros in public debt and a deindustrialized economy, is in danger of paying dearly for the EU sanctions imposed on Russia. The debt of the General Government of Greece, despite being sustainable in the medium term, despite being supported by the ECB and despite the fact …

The South Eurozone on the red line due to the Explosion of Borrowing Costs

Due to rising global and mainly European inflation, interest rates are generally rising as central banks fight inflation and this is certainly not a time when investors want to increase their exposure to government bonds. Trust Economics points out that Greece’s public debt (Eurozone / EU country) remains viable despite rising borrowing costs and estimates …

The Special Taxation of Family Offices in the EU

Family Offices companies can have any legal form (Ltd, SA, etc.) other than that of non-profit legal entities. Family Offices can be attended by family members, as well as legal entities or legal entities, in which the natural persons or their family members (spouses, unmarried children, parents) participate. In order for the company to be …

What applies to VAT on bad debts in the EU

Under the law, when a company charges VAT on an invoice or other tax document, it has the obligation to reimburse the tax to the tax authorities, regardless of when and if it collects it from the counterparty. Therefore, in terms of VAT, companies essentially act as “tax collectors” on behalf of the tax authorities, …

Big Problems for the European Economy

The development of the war in Ukraine leaves no room for optimism for the European economy. It is clear that the longer the war lasts, the greater its economic impact. At the moment we have the terrible accuracy that comes from inflation, which in turn is due in large part to the energy crisis intensifying …

What Can trigger a Prolonged Global Recession?

With Russia’s war in Ukraine a month away, Trust Economics (https://trusteconomics.eu) has its estimates for the global economy outlook this year. Within this short period of time, forecasts shifted from a limited recovery after COVID to an increasing chance of a full-blown global recession. The chances of a recession are rising, given the volatile inflation …

New Challenges for EU Member-Countries Economies

The war in Ukraine has entered a new phase and according to the estimates of the Americans, who have shown that they correctly record and interpret the movements of the Russians, it is going to be quite long. The Russian war machine proves to be inferior to its reputation. A month of hostilities has been …

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