Debts to state total 62.5 bln as 2.6 mln new debtors added during 2013

Another 2.6 million businesses and individuals have been added to those that are behind in their tax obligations during 2013, according to the Finance Ministry.

Over the 12 months, 10 billion euros was added to the amount owed to the state, taking the total to 62.5 billion.

Debts amounting to just 1.5 billion euros have been put into lengthy payment plans on offer to debtors. Of this, authorities have collected 304 million euros.