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Money: 15 percent for large companies: Finance Minister Lindner wants to introduce minimum taxes rapidly

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Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner wants to implement the global minimum tax decided by the G20 in a timely manner. He attaches importance to unbureaucratic regulations.

Bundeskanzler Olaf Scholz hatte den G20-Beschluss zu einer globalen Mindeststeuer in seiner Zeit als Bundesfinanzminister maßgeblich vorangetrieben – der neue Finanzminister Christian Lindner (rechts im Bild) will die Regelung nun rasch umsetzen. © DPA Chancellor Olaf Scholz had significantly driven the G20 decision into a global minimum tax in his time as Federal Finance Minister - the new Minister of Finance Christian Lindner (right in the picture) now wants to implement the scheme quickly.

Federal Financial Minister Christian Lindner (FDP) wants to rapidly implement the global minimum tax rate of 15 percent for large companies adopted by G20 countries and pay attention to unbureaucratic regulations. In conversation with the Wirtschaftswoche, the Ministry of Wool was promptly presented by a national bill to introduce the regulations on January 1, 2023 ". Previously, one will still wait a corresponding EU directive from Brussels and then implement them so that the rules "at the same time for the companies and the administration are well administered".

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according to information of the Wirtschaftwoche financial officials of the Bund and Länder's first conversation this week. For the economy DIHK President Peter Adrian calls for a fair implementation of the global minimum taxation. "Only if the new minimum tax is raised everywhere, a level playing field can arise - and only then our companies are not disadvantaged in this country," said Adrian of the Wirtschaftswoche.

With the new tax, however, would also send new bureaucratic burdens to many companies. In order to compensate, the DIHK president of the Federal Government requires to reform national added taxation and to reduce the low-tax rate of 25 percent to the globally agreed 15 percent minimum tax.

at the G20 decision, which is significantly driven by Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) in his time as Federal Finance Minister and agreed by the international community in October 2021, it is about 750 million euros in sales in each country in the world at least 15 percent taxes should pay.

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