Taxation

Tax rev­enue in March 2018

The translated abstract of the Federal Ministry of Finance's monthly report contains updated information relating to the federal budget and fiscal policy as well as important events on the fiscal policy calendar. The German version of the April monthly report features a summary of the German Stability Programme 2018, facts and figures about the work of the German Customs in the year 2017 and an introduction of the new “editor” of the monthly report.

  • Double Taxation

    You can access Germany’s double taxation agreements and additional country-related publications via our German website.

  • An ABC of Tax­es

    Comprehensive, updated guide to taxes and taxation in Germany.

  • Fis­cal Code

    Working translation of the Fiscal Code (Abgabenordnung), which brings together the rules applying to all taxes as a compendium of general tax law. The Fiscal Code sets out the basic rules on how a tax is determined, to whom the tax applies, and when the tax is to be paid.

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22 March 2018

Tax revenue in February 2018

The translated abstract of the Federal Ministry of Finance's monthly report contains updated information relating to the federal budget and fiscal policy as well as important events on the fiscal policy calendar. The German version of the March monthly report features the 2017 results of the equalization payments of the federal financial system, an analysis of the challenges of developing a digital infrastructure and an insight into the results of the research project on the history of the Reich Finance Ministry.

21 March 2018

G5 response to proposals of the European Commission on the taxation of the digital economy

In a joint political statement the Ministries of Finance of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom (G5) respond to the proposals of the European Commission on the taxation of companies operating in the digital economy

22 February 2018

Tax revenue in January 2018

The translated abstract of the Federal Ministry of Finance's monthly report contains updated information relating to the federal budget and fiscal policy as well as important events on the fiscal policy calendar. The federal government is currently working on the basis of an interim budget. This means that the targets for the 2018 federal budget have not yet been determined. Hence, no target values are included in the tables.