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Europe Christian Lindner on the anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
A year ago, on 24 February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine, starting a war of aggression against the entire Ukrainian territory. As Christian Lindner stated on the occasion of this anniversary, Ukraine is fighting for the values that we hold dear. We will remain on Ukraine’s side until it prevails in this war.
G20 Christian Lindner on the G20 meeting in India
German Finance Minister Christian Lindner is attending the G20 meeting in India from 23–25 February. During his flight to Bengaluru, he outlined the most pressing topics that will be discussed at the meeting. The global economy continues to face high risks as a result of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. It is important to fight inflation and boost the supply side in a targeted way.
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.
Financial markets #CL_explains: Combating financial crime
People who pay their taxes by the rules expect everyone else to do the same. What measures are we taking to fight money laundering? Why do measures to combat financial crime benefit everyone? We can explain!
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 What are taxes and what are they used for?
Taxes are the state’s most important source of revenue. The state uses the money to pay for things that are in the public interest. But who decides how much we have to pay in taxes? And why are there so many different kinds of taxes? This brochure provides answers to these and other important questions relating to taxes. It shows who pays what kinds of taxes and explains key terms using …
Financial markets Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank: a recap
The Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank took place on 12−14 October. The event served as a forum for in-depth discussions on the major challenges facing the global economy. In times like this, it is more important than ever for countries that abide by democracy, the rule of law, multilateralism and a rules-based international order to engage in close cooperation – …
Financial markets Christian Lindner explains what is on the agenda of the G20, IMF and World Bank meetings on 13 October
Christian Lindner provides a brief preview of the second day of the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings. The day’s talks will focus in particular on the risks facing the global economy. Lindner emphasises: we must fight inflation and ensure a reliable, affordable energy supply. Together with our partners around the globe, we will build a bridge to the post-crisis future.
Financial markets Christian Lindner comments on the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington DC
Federal Minister of Finance Christian Lindner is in Washington DC from 12–14 October, where he is attending various talks during the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank. During his flight to the US, he provided an overview of the main topics that will be addressed at the meetings.