Tax & Legal

Tax & Legal

Bill for Revision and Simplification of Corporate Taxation and on Travel Cost now passed

A partial compromise was reached by a mediation committee of the two chambers of Parliament leading to a modified Bill for the Revision and Simplification of Corporate Taxation and of the Tax Law on Travel Cost and to acceptance of a modest increase in the basic personal allowance for income tax. The Bundestag has now passed both bills and forwarded them to the Bundesrat for confirmation at its next session, due to be held on February 1, 2013. Continue reading

Annual Tax Bill 2013

The cabinet resolved an annual tax bill 2013 on May 23, 2012 with many editorial and similar changes of formality. Mostly, the changes are necessary to update the references to the latest EU provisions and to reflect recently decided ECJ and Supreme Tax Court cases. Changes of substance are: Continue reading