About 20,000 taxpayers will be called very soon by the IRS for clarificationsas during the large cross-check of 80 million data on 3.8 million tax returns of 2022 with annual incomes below 10,000 euros, discrepancies between income and expenses were identified.

He stated this to SKAI 100.3 the commander of AADE, Giorgos Pitsilis, adding these 20,000 cases – of freelancers as well as employees – show large differences of more than 30-40 thousand euros per year.

Mr. Pitsilis pointed out that the arsenal for dealing with tax evasion is constantly being strengthened with various means, while the competent authorities are monitoring the developments in other countries as well.

As reported by AADE commander G. Pitsilis, a total of 80 million data were cross-referenced in 3.8 million tax returns for 2022 with annual family incomes up to 10,000 euros.

A total of 440,000 taxpayers with discrepancies were identified, of which 420,000 had minor discrepancies and may be audited in a second phase.