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Switzerland Sends 2019 Taxpayer Data Under CRS

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, October 11, 2019

Switzerland's Federal Tax Administration has announced the exchange of information on millions of financial accounts with 75 partner countries. Read Full Story


German Government Approves Climate Plan

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, October 4, 2019

On October 1, 2019, the German Federal Cabinet approved financing of EUR54bn (USD59bn) for the Climate Protection Program 2030, which includes the introduction of carbon pricing, as well as other tax measures intended to encourage the use of cleaner forms of transport. Read Full Story


Germany Proposes Climate Change Tax Plan

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 20, 2019

On September 16, 2019, the German conservative parties, the Christian Democrats and the Christian Social Union, published a report calling for reform of environmental taxes and levies to help Germany achieve its emissions reductions targets.Read Full Story


German Government Submits 2020 Budget

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 13, 2019

On September 10, 2019, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz presented to the lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, the Government's draft Budget for 2020, which includes tax reduction measures. Read Full Story


Germany To Cut Corporate Tax For SMEs

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels

Thursday, August 29, 2019

On August 29, 2019, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier announced the outlines of a plan to reduce the tax and regulatory burden on small and medium-sized companies in Germany.Read Full Story


Germany Approves VAT Cut For E-Books

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The German Cabinet has approved a proposal to reduce the rate of value-added tax on electronic publications. The rate is expected to drop from January 1, 2020.Read Full Story














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