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COVID-19: Germany Allowing Businesses To Defer Taxes

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, March 30, 2020

The German Ministry of Finance has adopted a circular including various tax relief measures for businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Read Full Story


Coronavirus Won't Delay Digital Tax Work, OECD Says

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, March 30, 2020

The OECD has said that it is continuing to forge ahead with the development of new international tax rules for the digitalized economy. Read Full Story


Germany Relaxes Tax Payment Rules

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

On March 13, 2020, the German Ministry of Finance announced the relaxation of certain tax payment requirements as part of a package of measures designed to ease the economic impact of the COVID-19 virus. Read Full Story


Germany Issues Draft Guidance On DAC6

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

On March 2, 2020, the German Ministry of Finance released a draft discussion document on new rules implementing the sixth European Union Directive on Administrative Cooperation, under which intermediaries are obligated to report certain tax planning schemes. Read Full Story


EU Finance Ministers Issue Joint Statement On Digital Taxation

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

The finance ministers of France, Germany, Italy, and Spain have put their names to a statement calling for countries to reach an agreement on solving the tax challenges of the digital economy by the end of 2020. Read Full Story


Austria May Pull Out Of European Financial Transactions Tax Talks

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

On February 19, 2020, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz issued a statement to say that he remains "committed" to the introduction of a financial transactions tax at European Union level along the same lines as that proposed by the German Government last month, despite opposition from within the EU, notably from Austria.Read Full Story














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