An automated VAT refund process, in which everything will be done electronically, without the intervention of its employees, promoted by the Independent Public Revenue Authority.
According to Kathimerini, the interested companies and freelancers will submit their request electronically, the control will be done automatically, as all transactions are digitized, and then how much of the refund will be credited to their account.
It is estimated that for 97% of businesses and freelancers the VAT refund will be done automatically.
The remaining 3% will be audited first. These are the cases of refunds of very large amounts and taxpayers who have been subjected to serious tax offenses.