This reduces the fragile two-party alliance of conservative
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to three in the country's
Lawmaker Byron Polydoras said the new property tax, which
includes farming land, amounted to "confiscation" and proposed
taxing offshore real estate companies instead. The new law is a
key element in Greece's efforts to meet its 2014 fiscal targets.
(Reporting by Harry Papachristou and Lefteris Papadimas)
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