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Q&As Ε.Ε.Τ.Η.Δ.Ε

1. What properties are charged with the E.E.T.I.D.E?
The properties on residential or commercial use and subject to property fee as specified in N.2130/93, commencing on 17/9/2011. The usage is determined from the field of User Codes invoice that is registered on 17/09/11. Any alteration on the usage after 09/17/11 is not to be considered when calculating E.E.T.I.D.E. for 2011.

2. Only DEH charge the E.E.T.I.D.E?
No, all suppliers are required to collect E.E.T.I.D.E through the electricity bills of their customers and then convey it to the Greek government. Even if a customer does not pay the entire E.E.T.I.D.E, he/she cannot switch supplier of electricity.

3. How E.E.T.I.D.E is calculated?
"Square meters X Special taxation Factor X scaling factor '
Square meters: Take the ones that are registered in the computerized database of DEH to calculate the property rate As of 09/17/11.
Special taxation Factor: varies according to the region that is registered in the computerized database of Tax Office to calculate the property rate at 17/09/11.

Special taxation Factor (€ / sqm)

Price Zone
0.5 = many children - disabled with the conditions laid down N.4021/11
3 = up to 500 €
4 = 501 -1.000 €
5 = 1.001 - 1.500 €
6 = 1.501 - 2.000 €
8 = 2.001 - 2.500 €
10 = 2.501 - 3.000 €
12 = 3.001 - 4.000 €
14 = 4.000 - 5.000 €
16 = More than 5.001 €

Scaling factor: It varies inversely with the age of the property.
Oldness - Contributor
Up to 26 years = 1
25 to 20 years = 1.05
19 to 15 years = 1.10
14 to 10 years = 1.15
9 to 5 years = 1.20
4-0 = 1.25

The age of the real estate property is not to be calculated for large families, disabled, unemployed, with the conditions laid down N.4021/11.

Note: Data calculation area, built area, price band and oldness of the property to be taken into account as they have been registered by the competent municipalities until 09/17/11.
Where there is no date of manufacture indicated, then the aging rate is "1".

4. How is the E.E.T.I.D.E being paid?
The E.E.T.I.D.E for the year 2011 will be collected on two (2) equal installments on bills to be issued from October 2011 until January 2012. Moreover, the E.E.T.I.D.E. for the year 2012 will be collected on five (5) equal installments on bills to be issued from September 2012 until May 2013.

5. What happens if I don’t pay my E.E.T.I.D.E?
According to N.4021/11 DEH or the alternative supplier is obliged to request termination of the power supply contract within 40 days after the bill is issued. After terminating the power supply contract, and if it is still not paid within 20 days, then DEH or the alternative supplier informs the Ministry of Finance as regards the E.E.T.I.D.E, to arrange for the collection of tax due in accordance with the provisions of the Code for Collection of Public Revenues.
Reconnection of the power-supply is not allowed if no written evidence of payment E.E.T.I.D.E by the competent Tax Office has been issued. The same certificate is also required in case of switching suppliers.

6. Who are exempt from E.E.T.I.D.E?
The properties include:
- The Greek public, to public entities, local government authorities and municipal enterprises
- The religious entities and those that are used to perform devotional, educational, religious and charitable work
- The legal entities that are used exclusively to fulfill religious, religious, charitable, educational, artistic or charitable purposes
- The legal entities that are used solely as tennis or sports area to carry sporting purposes
- In foreign countries that are used for installing embassies and consulates on condition of reciprocity
Also:
- The common spaces for the block of flats and hotel accommodation. Especially for tourist accommodation (hotels and camping) as public areas accounted only areas receiving attendance and hygiene. For these spaces the electrified surface is reduced by 35%.
- Properties that have been identified as listed (by decision of the competent minister) and are not used by their owners to reside or provide them with any income
- Spaces of historical or archaeological monuments
- Properties that have exclusive agricultural or ranching or industrial or industrial consumption and their corresponding invoices state agricultural or industrial use.
- Vulnerable under conditions (below 7 & 8).

7. What are the vulnerable groups exempt from E.E.T.I.D.E?
- Long-term unemployed who are registered with the Employment Agency, or the Office of Naval Finding employment or unemployment account private daily newspapers or technical type of Athens and Thessaloniki, or
- Unemployed subsidized (due to regular subsidy) from the above carriers or accounts for the six (6) out of the twelve (12) months preceding the date of issue of the energy bill

Requirements:
- The property to be used for housing by the unemployed and has ownership or usufruct
- Family income in the previous year the year of the fee does not exceed the amount of 12.000 €, plus 4.000 € for each dependent child.
- The value of real estate of the beneficiary (based on the data property of 2008) does not exceed 150.000 €, plus 10.000 € for each dependent child
- The owner-occupied property is not located in an area with a value exceeding 3.000 € / sqm
- The exemption shall not apply to more than 120sqm area of owner-occupied property, which increased by 20 sqm for each dependent child and up to 200sqm.

Note:
If the beneficiary of the exemption is not the owner or usufructuary of the property at 100%, then the exemption is calculated to his/her proportion on the property.

8. What are the socially vulnerable groups that are charged the reduced rate E.E.T.I.D.E 0,5 € / sqm?
- Large families if their children born are dependent on their parents in fiscal year 2011 and family income during the previous year, the year the fee is up to 30.000 € or
- A person who is the same person or the tax charged in accordance with Article 7 of the Income Tax Code disabled within the meaning of the case i parag.5 of Article 6 of the Income Tax Code.

Requirements:
- The property to be used for housing by the beneficiary and has ownership or usufruct
- The value of real estate of the beneficiary (based on the data property of 2008) does not exceed 150.000 €, plus 10.000 € for each dependent child
- The owner-occupied property is not located in an area with a value exceeding 3.000 € / sqm
- The exemption shall not apply to more than 120sqm area of owner-occupied property, which increased by 20 sqm for each dependent child and up to 200sqm.

Note:
If the recipient of the reduced rate is not the owner or usufructuary of the property at 100%, then the exemption is calculated to his/her proportion on the property.

9. The exemption or reduced rate of E.E.T.I.D.E applies to all properties of vulnerable groups?
The exemption or reduced rate of E.E.T.I.D.E applies only to owner-occupied property and not all property of the beneficiary. Where there is more than one owner-occupied housing, the exemption or reduced rate is applicable to the principal residence.

10. What about sms announced for E.E.T.I.D.E and how will I be informed?
If one considers as belonging to vulnerable groups exempt E.E.T.I.D.E or charged the reduced rate E.E.T.I.D.E should submit a request text message (sms) through mobile on 54160 until 2/10/11 stating:
EDF (space) TIN (blank) NUMBER REPORTING (8-digit)
Note: The name of the power supply does not matter if the name of the beneficiary or not.
The General Secretariat for Information Systems by editing items will reply via sms or that the application was accepted or rejected it. For those whose applications were accepted by the GSIS shall electronically Network Operator.
The cost of the message is 0,1107 € including 23% VAT. Note that the cost of the SMS application fully covers the cost of sending all reply messages and that the taxpayer has no extra charge for using the service. The service is used accordingly to other power suppliers.

11. If I find that the elements of sms is not enough to join the vulnerable E.E.T.I.D.E where to go?
You should contact your Tax Office and submit the necessary documents as appropriate. These you can find in a clarification decision of the Ministry of Finance (Article 2).

12. Until when can i send sms and what happens if you send it later?
The request should be submitted directly to 2/10/11. For those who submit late application until 30/11/11 and if this is accepted, then the exemption or deduction will be taken into account in the first electricity bill will be issued after approval of the application. Any additional amount paid will be offset in subsequent bills.

13. Not charged TAP in electricity bill and my property is not subject to exceptions. How will I be charged?
For property that is not fixed a price band where there is no exemption from the end of TAP for the calculation of E.E.T.I.D.E taken square meters of real estate at the rate of special duty "3" and factor age "1". When not registered nor the size of the property, then the calculation takes the square measures taken into account for the calculation of municipal taxes.

14. If the calculation of E.E.T.I.D.E is wrong you should go to correct them? These new elements will be considered in the calculation of the end?
To calculate the E.E.T.I.D.E considered the area of the property (sqm), the price band and age (model year)
as was registered on the basis of the DSO 17/9/11. For any dispute about the above you should contact the responsible municipality submitting the necessary documents. Thereafter, if the particulars, the City will notify the PPC computer file or issue a document which will be submitted to the PPC for submit these new items. Note that to calculate the E.E.T.I.D.E year 2011 will not take into account new data, but those who were registered at 09/17/11. For any disagreement as to the charge of E.E.T.I.D.E should contact your Tax Office

15. I am billed with E.E.T.I.D.E but I should not. What should I do to rectify this?
The E.E.T.I.D.E will be paid along with your electricity bill and then the owner or usufructuary of the property to apply for a refund of the fee to the competent tax office, providing necessary if documents. After checking the application (based on the elements of GSIS), if it is accepted, any excess amount is repaid through DOY This process will be repeated for each energy bill that includes E.E.T.I.D.E. If the application is rejected then the debtor's information will be sent to the competentTax Office.

16. Who bears the E.E.T.I.D.E, the owner or the tenant?
Liable for the payment of the fee is the user of the property, who pay the fee along with your electricity bill. If the user is a tenant, shall compensate for the amount paid for E.E.T.I.D.E with outstanding or future leases.

17. I am a reduced Tariff due to the so-called “Social Residential Tariff”. Do I also pay reduced E.E.T.I.D.E?
Beneficiaries of Social Household Tariff do not identify with those who are charged reduced E.E.T.I.D.E.

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