Large corporations pay 15 percent: G20 approve reform for global minimum tax

The G20 finance ministers have decided to gradually dry up tax havens. At a meeting they pass a corresponding reform for 136 countries. Finance Minister Scholz celebrates the declaration as a success. New rules will apply as early as 2023. At the meeting of the 20 leading industrialized and emerging countries (G20), the finance ministers […]

OECD agreement costs Ireland money: minimum tax for global companies is coming

In the summer, the top economic powers agree on a reform of the international tax system. But not all members of the EU are enthusiastic. But now the international community is securing additional income of 150 billion dollars – among other things at the expense of Ireland. After the previous low-tax country Ireland gave in, […]

Evaluation of the corona crisis: OECD: More than 180 days of disrupted lessons

On two thirds of all school days in Germany, lessons are impaired during the first waves of the pandemic. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development presents figures on this as part of its annual education report – and asks us to reflect on the setting of priorities. Two thirds of the class days in […]