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Minister and senior leadership

Fed­er­al Min­is­ter of Fi­nance Olaf Scholz is re­spon­si­ble for all as­pects of Ger­man fis­cal and tax pol­i­cy and de­ter­mines the broad out­line of bud­getary pol­i­cy. In per­form­ing these func­tions, he is sup­port­ed by two par­lia­men­tary state sec­re­taries and four per­ma­nent state sec­re­taries.


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The Ministry and its subordinate authorities

The Fed­er­al Rev­enue Ad­min­is­tra­tion in the nar­row sense en­com­pass­es the Fed­er­al Min­istry of Fi­nance as the supreme fed­er­al au­thor­i­ty, as well as a num­ber of oth­er au­thor­i­ties and agen­cies.



The Min­istry is com­prised of sev­er­al di­rec­torates-gen­er­al re­spon­si­ble for pub­lic fi­nances, tax­a­tion, Eu­ro­pean fis­cal pol­i­cy as well as or­gan­i­sa­tion­al mat­ters, strat­e­gy and com­mu­ni­ca­tion.


Advisory Board

The Ad­vi­so­ry Board (Wis­senschaftlich­er Beirat) ad­vis­es the Fed­er­al Min­istry of Fi­nance by reg­u­lar­ly pub­lish­ing ex­pert opin­ions and re­ports on cur­rent is­sues.


Events at the Ministry

The Ger­man Min­istry of Fi­nance reg­u­lar­ly hosts events and ex­hi­bi­tions. To re­ceive in­vi­ta­tions, sim­ply reg­is­ter for our event mail­ing list.



The Detlev Ro­hwed­der Build­ing, lo­cat­ed in the Wil­helm­straße in Berlin’s his­tor­i­cal gov­ern­ment quar­ter, has been the head of­fice of the Ger­man Fi­nance Min­istry since 1999.


Visitors' Service

The vis­i­tors’ ser­vice wel­comes groups who are in­ter­est­ed in the min­istry’s work. Vis­i­tors have the op­por­tu­ni­ty to talk di­rect­ly to min­istry staff and learn more about the min­istry’s tasks, work­ing meth­ods and goals.


Directions to the Ministry’s offices

Here you can find in­for­ma­tion on the di­rec­tions to the Min­istry’s Berlin and Bonn of­fices, maps de­tails as well as in­for­ma­tion on taxi fares.