The next Franco-German Fiscal Policy Seminar (FPS) will take place in Berlin on 14-15 November 2022.
Public Finances 28th Subsidy Report 2019–2022
The federal cabinet adopted the federal government’s 28th Subsidy Report on 18 August 2021.
Public finances A budget policy with clear priorities
On 26 June 2019, Germany’s federal cabinet adopted the government draft for the 2020 federal budget and the financial plan to 2023. The German government is focusing on the right areas to ensure that Germany can look forward to a successful future.
This brochure provides a chronological overview of the compensation and restitution measures that have been adopted by Germany from the end of the Second World War up to the year 2020. Many of the measures listed are accompanied by a brief description. Sources are also provided in order to facilitate more in-depth research.
Public Finances Act to Promote Economic Stability and Growth (Gesetz zur Förderung der Stabilität und des Wachstums der Wirtschaft)
Date of signature: 8 June 1967
Businesses will be provided with additional support and may submit applications as of now. KfW will assume up to 90 per cent of the risks and cut interest rates.
monthly_report_download April 2019 monthly report
The April edition of the monthly report takes a look at the Tax Act Relating to Brexit which entered into force on 29 March 2019. With the law, the Finance Ministry has taken measures at an early stage to prepare for all conceivable Brexit scenarios. Another article with an international dimension concerns the simplified tax assessment procedure for pensioners living outside Germany who receive …
Public Finances Article 115 Act (Artikel 115-Gesetz)
Act on the Implementation of Article 115 of the Basic Law
Date of signature: 10 August 2009
Public Finances Article 115 Ordinance (Artikel 115-Verordnung)
Ordinance on the Procedure for Determining the Cyclical Component under Section 5 of the Article 115 Act
Date of signature: 9 June 2010
monthly_report_download August 2019 monthly report
The August edition of the Finance Ministry’s monthly report highlights three issues that hold significance for international fiscal policy. These include: an international comparison of key types of taxes, an analysis of the International Monetary Fund’s Article IV consultations with Germany this year, and an explanation of the structuring of the European capital markets union.