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Taxation Global corporate tax reform is on the way
Under the auspices of the OECD, 138 countries have reached an agreement on a fair allocation of taxing rights and a global minimum effective tax rate of 15%. This is a genuine revolution in international tax law. The global minimum tax rate will now be implemented in national law.
G20 Overview of G20 Finance Track documents
G20 decisions may not be legally binding, but they do have a strong political influence and can provide impetus for reforms on the national and multinational level. Here you can find a selection of communiqués from the G20 meetings of finance ministers and central bank governors since 2008, as well as other relevant G20 working papers (available for download in PDF format).
Customs Customs and postal services: e-commerce
Ordering goods online is easy – but which goods can I have sent to me from abroad? And when are these goods duty-free and/or tax-free? What about gift parcels? Here you will find information about how to avoid any unpleasant surprises when your parcel arrives.
G7 presidency International strategy to provide relief to heavily indebted countries
Heavily indebted countries in financial distress require efficient solutions that are coordinated at the international level. To this end, in 2020 the G20 adopted the Common Framework for Debt Treatments, which aims to put an effective and sustainable debt treatment scheme in place. The Common Framework makes it possible to coordinate and implement customised debt restructuring plans on a …
Customs How to sail smoothly through customs
You may be offered to buy certain items at your travel destination that cannot be brought to Germany as a holiday souvenir.
G20 G20 meeting on international tax reform
The G20 finance ministers and central bank governors came together in Washington, D.C. on 13 October 2021 as part of the annual meeting of the IMF and World Bank Group. At this fourth meeting under Italy’s G20 presidency, discussions focused on implementing the agreed reforms to the international tax system in a timely manner, ensuring a sustainable economic recovery and enhancing international …
G20 G20 Compact with Africa
The German government has committed itself to continuing its support for the G20 Compact with Africa. Germany will work closely with France, international organisations and the African partners to further strengthen the initiative. The Compact with Africa is a key project from Germany’s G20 presidency in 2017. Its aim is to improve conditions for sustainable private sector investment and …
G20 Frequently asked questions: G20
Answers to frequently asked questions about the G20
G20 The Group of 20 (G20)
The Group of 20 (G20) comprises the 19 leading advanced and emerging economies plus the European Union. Formed in 1999, the G20 is the main forum for discussing the international regulatory framework.
Customs The German Customs Museum
Customs employees in the German Customs Museum tell visitors about the diversity of the customs’ tasks, and recount their own fascinating experiences working for this institution.