Draft law on exchange of Greek, US tax info ready

Greece readies US tax law

Greece's Finance Ministry has submitted to parliament a draft law providing for the exchange of tax data with the United States.

The bill comes after the two nations signed agreement in November 2014 to tackle tax evasion and prevent double taxation.

The left wing government is rushing to push through the law ahead of trip to the United States later this month by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.