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  1. 27 July 2018

    The Detlev Rohwedder Building

    The Detlev Rohwedder Building, located in the Wilhelmstraße in Berlin’s historical government quarter, has been the head office of the Federal Ministry of Finance since 1999. It reflects the stages of Germany’s turbulent history more clearly than almost any other building in the capital.

  2. 6 June 2018

    German draft budgetary plan 2018

    Germany’s updated 2018 draft budgetary plan presents the fiscal projections for the budgets of the Federation, Länder, local authorities and social security funds (including their off-budget entities) on the basis of current trends and planning.

  3. 5 May 2018

    German Stability Programme - 2018

    The member states of the European Union submit their medium-term fiscal plans to the European Commission and to the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) by the end of April each year. To this end, in order to comply with the rules of the Stability and Growth Pact, member states of the euro area submit updated Stability Programmes, while all other EU member states submit updated Convergence Programmes. This update of the German Stability Programme was approved by the federal cabinet on 18. April 2018.

  4. 29 March 2018

    The customs - Targeting product piracy

    To protect consumers and the economy - keep away from counterfeit branded products.

  5. 29 March 2018

    The German Customs Museum

    Federal Customs, which has some 39,000 employees, is a modern financial and civil administration institution, whose functions range from the provision of services to the exercise of sovereign jurisdiction. 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.

  6. 28 March 2018

    Financial relations between the Federation and Länder on the basis of constitutional financial provisions

    This report contains a brief explanations of how financial relations between the Federation and Länder are structured, as stipulated by the German constitution and ordinary law; an overview of the financial resources of the different levels of government in Germany; and an overview of key co-financing arrangements between the Federation and the Länder.

  7. 24 January 2018

    26th Subsidy Report of the Federal Government

    Federal government report on trends in federal financial assistance and tax benefits for the years 2015 to 2018.

  8. 16 August 2017

    G20 Presidency – Finance Track Priorities

    This brochure provides an overview of the topics, events and goals for what is known as the Finance Track, the area of responsibility of the Finance Ministry and the Deutsche Bundesbank, during Germany’s G20 presidency in 2017.

  9. 19 April 2017

    German Stability Programme for 2017

    The 2017 update of the German Stability Programme was approved by the federal cabinet on 12 April 2017. It contains projections of budgetary trends at all government levels. By submitting the updated Stability Programme the federal government fully complies with its obligation for the year 2017 towards the EU to submit national medium-term fiscal plans.

  10. 17 February 2017

    Customs and postal services

    Special rules apply to parcels and postal items containing goods that are subject to import prohibitions and restrictions.