Public Finances Budgetary Principles Act (Haushaltsgrundsätzegesetz)
Budgetary Principles Act of 19 August 1969 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1273), last amended by Article 1 of the Act of 15 July 2013 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 2398)
Date of signature: 19 August 1969
Interview with Christian Lindner: Sound public finances are a precondition for a competitive single market and a stable monetary union. This is why Germany is advocating for ambitious efforts to reform the Stability and Growth Pact. Higher debt ratios and higher annual deficits are likely to weaken the single market and the euro in the future.
ezb-finanzstabilitaetsbericht ECB publishes Financial Stability Review in May 2023
According to the ECB’s May 2023 Financial Stability Review, the risks to financial stability have remained elevated since November 2022. Although euro area growth expectations for 2023 have been revised upwards, risks to inflation and other risks are still tilted to the upside. Targeted macroprudential measures are contributing strongly to the stability of the financial system.
Public Finances FAQs: Spending Reviews
Our FAQs answer the most important questions about performance budgeting and spending reviews.
ccyb-indikatoren New indicators for setting the CCyB rate (Q4-2022)
The time series for the indicators used to set the CCyB have been updated. The time series are now available for Q4 2022.
In these FAQs, we answer the top questions on a major reform to international corporate tax rules.
Financial markets „Accepting the challenge: A liberalism for tomorrow“
Lecture by Christian Lindner, German Federal Minister of Finance, at Princeton University on April 14, 2023
ccyb-indikatoren New indicators for setting the CCyB rate (Q3-2022)
The time series for the indicators used to set the CCyB have been updated. The time series are now available for Q3 2022.
esrb-empfehlung ESRB-Recommendation on vulnerabilities in the European commercial real estate sector
The European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) published a recommendation on vulnerabilities in the European commercial real estate sector on 25 January 2023 (ESRB/2022/09). The recommendation is addressed to microprudential and macroprudential supervisory authorities and to the European Commission.
taxation Act on the Reporting Obligation and the Automatic Exchange of Information in Tax Matters by Reporting Platform Operators (Platform Tax Transparency Act)
The Platform Tax Transparency Act (PStTG) 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. The Act serves to transpose Council Directive (EU) 2021/514 of 22 March 2021 amending Directive 2011/16/EU on administrative …