Germany: Tax relief, other measures (COVID-19)

Germany: Tax relief, other measures (COVID-19)

Tax authorities in Germany are to be instructed not to make any strict demands of taxpayers in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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This forbearance is expected to support taxpayer liquidity by postponing the date of tax payment. Deferrals of tax payments are to be made interest-free.

An expectation is that it will be easier to adjust advance payments of tax.

Read an April 2020 report [PDF 357 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Germany

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