The Bundestag has passed the second Corona Tax Assistance Act. The Bundesrat has also given its approval.
On Monday, June 29, 2020, the Bundestag approved the bill of the coalition factions for a second Corona-
Tax Assistance Act as amended by the Finance Committee of the Bundestag. Continue reading
The seizure of a bank account by the tax office, where the account also includes amounts received as Corona emergency aid, is unlawful. This was decided by the Münster Tax Court in a procedure for interim relief on 13 May 2020 (Az. 1 V 1286/20 AO), published in a press release on 19 May 2020. Continue reading
In coordination with the Supreme Tax Authorities of the federal states (“Länder”), the Federal Ministry of Finance published further tax measures to assist those affected by the Corona crisis in its circular dated 9 April 2020. Continue reading
This morning both the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Supreme Tax Authorities of the Federal States (“the Länder”) released a circular and a decree (respectively) introducing tax measures to combat the effects of the coronavirus (COVID- 19 /SARS-CoV-2). In this Newsflash we would like to inform you of the measures.
The Federal Ministry of Finance has agreed with the Federal Ministry of Economics (“the Ministries”) on a far-reaching bundle of measures to protect jobs and safeguard companies of all sizes and in all sectors. These measures include tax liquidity support for companies. The measures were set out in a notice released on 13 March 2020. Continue reading