18 June 2020

Economic stimulus package 2020 – all tax proposals at a glance

In order to fight the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has decided to launch an economic stimulus and crisis management package.

On 3 June 2020, the German federal government adopted a comprehensive economic stimulus and crisis management package. The adopted package also includes a large number of tax measures designed to stimulate the economy. Highlights are the temporary VAT rate reduction, the extended tax loss carry-back and the introduction of an option for partnerships to be taxed like corporations.


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