Nationwide raid: public prosecutor’s office is investigating "Cum-ex-two"

Three years ago, the Cum-Ex-Files shook the financial world. A loophole in the law leads to the repayment of taxes that were never paid – taxes in the billions are lacking in European countries. Could something like that happen again? New investigations point to a “cum-ex-two”. It is about suspected tax fraud amounting to half […]

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 […]

Study by the Ifo Institute: That could bring in the global minimum tax

Federal Finance Minister Scholz speaks of a special moment: The global minimum tax for large companies is to be announced in Washington. Calculations by the Munich-based Ifo Institute show what income the new regulation could bring to Germany. With the planned global minimum tax for large companies, Germany can hope for revenues of around five […]

"Pandora Papers"Revelations: Federal government calls for minimum global taxation

Germany pursues the goal of making life difficult for tax evaders worldwide – with the help of a global minimum taxation. The “Pandora” reports on offshore business by celebrities confirm her claim. It is said that the negotiations are on the “good path”. On the occasion of the latest revelations about secret offshore business by […]

Dispute over the reporting portal: Bayaz struggles with Hoeneß

Baden-Württemberg’s finance minister Danyal Bayaz activates an online reporting portal to identify tax evaders. Uli Hoeneß, convicted of tax evasion, doesn’t think that’s a good idea. The Green politician rejects the criticism. After the fuss about the nationwide first online reporting portal for evidence of tax fraud, Baden-Württemberg’s finance minister Danyal Bayaz took on the […]

Dispute over the reporting portal: Bayaz struggles with Hoeneß

Baden-Württemberg’s finance minister Danyal Bayaz activates an online reporting portal to identify tax evaders. Uli Hoeneß, convicted of tax evasion, thinks this is exaggerated. The Green politician rejects the criticism. After the fuss about the nationwide first online reporting portal for evidence of tax fraud, Baden-Württemberg’s finance minister Danyal Bayaz took on the former Bavaria […]

Online form of reporting tax fraud: "Stasi!"-Calls are as unfounded as they are dangerous

In Baden-Württemberg citizens can give information about tax evaders anonymously and online. In the tabloid media and political opponents, the form of reporting causes an astonishing furore against the green finance minister Bayaz. That is wrong in several ways. Germany is a country where the honest is too often the stupid. Craftsmen and restaurateurs who […]

Model Baden-Württemberg: Baerbock toying with the reporting portal for tax fraud

In Baden-Württemberg, citizens can now report suspected tax fraud online. Its green finance minister has received heavy criticism for this. Green chancellor candidate Annalena Baerbock, however, thinks that the next government should introduce such a portal at the federal level. Green Chancellor candidate Annalena Baerbock can get one Reporting platform for the determination of tax […]