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Internationales Steuerrecht [EN] Questions concerning the application of the Platform Tax Transparency Act
The Platform Tax Transparency Act of 20 December 2022 (Federal Tax Gazette I, p. 2730) introduced a reporting obligation for operators of digital platforms and the cross-border automatic exchange of information between tax authorities of EU Member States. This circular assists in the proper implementation of the Platform Tax Transparency Act and addresses issues of practical relevance.
Europe Press statement by Christian Lindner and Bruno Le Maire
Finance Minister Christian Lindner and his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire met in Paris for talks on pressing matters of fiscal policy. Prior to their meeting, they issued a joint press statement.
ECOFIN Press statement by Christian Lindner after the ECOFIN Council meeting
Following the January 2022 meeting of the ECOFIN Council in Brussels, German Finance Minister Christian Lindner emphasised that the introduction of a global minimum effective tax is a priority for the German government and called for its implementation as of 1 January 2023.
Europe Joint press conference with Bruno Le Maire
At a joint press conference, German Finance Minister Christian Lindner and his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire discussed gas supplies from Russia, among other topics. Both ministers emphasised that contracts are contracts, and both strongly agreed that political blackmail must be rejected. Minister Lindner reiterated that the gas supply contracts were concluded in euros and will continue to be …
Europe Joint press conference on the Franco-German Economic and Financial Council
German Finance Minister Christian Lindner, his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire and German Economic Affairs Minister Robert Habeck gave press statements following the virtual Franco-German Economic and Financial Council.
taxation Implementation of the global minimum taxation – Statement Christian Lindner
Federal Minister of Finance Christian Lindner declared that, if necessary, Germany is ready to introduce a global minimum tax nationally, even in the absence of an EU-wide agreement. He emphasised that this is a question of tax fairness: multinational corporations too must pay their fair share to help finance public goods.
Europe Finance Minister Lindner on his first official visit to France
During his first official trip abroad after taking office, German Finance Minister Christian Lindner visited his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire in Paris. You can view the complete doorstep for his visit here.
eurogroup Finance Minister Christian Lindner before the start of the Eurogroup meeting
Before the start of the Eurogroup meeting, Finance Minister Christian Lindner talked about his priorities: tackling inflation with fiscal policy measures, implementing a minimum corporate tax at national level if the EU cannot reach an agreement, and the G7’s oil price cap.
eurogroup Doorstep by Christian Lindner prior to the Eurogroup meeting in January
Ahead of the Eurogroup meeting, German Finance Minister Christian Lindner commented on the economic recovery during and after the pandemic, saying that the German government wants to mobilise private capital in particular for the transformation in Europe. Minister Lindner added that it is important to develop momentum as the EU emerges from the crisis, in order to boost the competitiveness of …
eurogroup Christian Lindner on the war in Ukraine
Prior to the meetings of the Eurogroup and ECOFIN, Finance Minister Christian Lindner and France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire gave a joint statement to the press. EU leaders have already imposed tough sanctions on the Russian economy. EU finance ministers are now discussing how best to protect people and the economy in the EU.