The new cuising tax will be finally implemented on May 9th 2019, after the latest announcement of the postponment on April 1st 2019.
Efforts are being made from various carriers to suspend this, bureaucracy creating, law.
The Recreational and Daily Tour Cruise Ships Fee (TEPAI) is imposed on ships, of a total length of over 7m, regardless of flag, which remain inor enter Greek territorial waters.
Pursuant to the provisions of the thirteenth article of Law 4211/2013 as in force, and of the Joint Ministerial Decisions POL 1210/2018 and POL 1214/2018, the Recreational and Daily Tour Cruise Ships Fee is imposed on all private and professional leisure ships and professional tourist day ships, of a total length of over 7m, regardless of flag, in Greek territorial waters. For the fulfillment of the obligation, the electronic application eTEPAI is implemented for this purpose by the Independent Authority for Public Revenue.
For the convenience of the persons who are interested, a brief brochure and a “Frequently Asked Questions Manual” was published so as to handle all issues relating to the proper implementation of the TEPAI.” (source : AADE)