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Accounting in Greece

Up-to-date information and background knowledge can help support and grow your business internationally. On this page you can access a range of articles, books and online resources providing quick links to information such as accounting standards, GAAP comparisons and background knowledge.

Useful links

Accounting standards

Accounting standards updates and background information from Deloitte's IAS Plus service.

Accountancy associations and groups



ICAEW contact members

Contact member in Greece
ICAEW’s network of Contact Members around the world are a point of contact for enquiries and act as ambassadors in promoting ICAEW's strategy and brand in each region.

Guides and resources

Accounting requirements for SMEs: Greece

Information collated by the European Commission as part of a wider Accounting guide for SMEs published in 2011. Sections cover:

  • size criteria
  • different types of business
  • accounting records
  • accounting principles
  • annual accounts and financial statements
  • auditing, disclosure and publication.

Structure and organisation of the accountancy profession across 30 European countries
Survey conducted by the Federation of European Accountants (FEE) with profiles of individual countries, including Greece. The profiles, published in 2012, cover:

  • professional bodies
  • supervision
  • statistics
  • qualifications
  • market access for resident professionals, professionals from other EU member states and professionals from other countries.

IFRS adoption

IFRS application around the world – Jurisdictional profile: Greece
Profile prepared by the IFRS Foundation about use of IFRS in this country with notes on:

  • commitment to global financial reporting standards
  • extent of IFRS application
  • IFRS endorsement
  • translation of IFRS
  • application of IFRS for SMEs.

Online articles

The library provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. Access to articles is provided to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Articles and books in the Library collection

Selected books

Each selected book features specific accounting information on this country; click on the links for more details. Alternatively, contact us if you have a particular enquiry or need further help consulting these titles.

European Accounting Guide (5th ed.)
David Alexander and Simon Archer (eds.) (2003)
Individual country chapters cover background information, accounting policies and practices, discuss the form and content of published financial statements and offer sample accounts.

International Corporate Procedures
LS Sealy et al (eds.)
A regularly updated looseleaf publication in three volumes, this reference work includes information on tax and accounting and features model company accounts. The model accounts are presented in the standard format for each country with original language and English language versions presented together.

Find more resources

To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to book loans. You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports by post, fax or email through our document supply service.

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