Taxation

Tax­es: an in­ter­na­tion­al com­par­i­son

This article from the July edition of the Finance Ministry’s monthly report provides basic international comparisons of certain major tax types. The comparisons cover the member states of the European Union plus several additional advanced economies (the United States, Canada, Japan, Switzerland and Norway) and generally reflect the state of the law in these countries as of end 2017.

  • 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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20 July 2018

Tax revenue in June 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.

21 June 2018

Tax revenue in May 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.

22 May 2018

Tax revenue in April 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 May monthly report looks back on the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group and gives further insight into the results of the research project on the history of the Reich Finance Ministry – this time on the role of tax policy in the Third Reich.