Of one Euro of income, the state gives us only a total of 47.9 cents

This special date of the taxpayers ' Federation (BdSt) referred to as "taxpayers' day of remembrance". The experts explain with the following words: "the w

Of one Euro of income, the state gives us only a total of 47.9 cents

This special date of the taxpayers ' Federation (BdSt) referred to as "taxpayers' day of remembrance". The experts explain with the following words: "the whole of The income that generated the tax and contribution payers, before today's date was removed mathematically, by taxes and duties to the public coffers."

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conversely, as of today, managed by the "average worker household is liable" in the own pocket.

In the period from 9 matches. July to 31. At the same time, half a year – which means that the total charges amounted to more than 50 percent. "Overall, the income burden ratio in the year 2020 "expected to be 52.1 per cent", the BdSt.

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The bitter truth is: Of every Euro earned, only 47,9 cents remain free. This forecast is the BdSt belonging to the German tax number of the Institute (DSi) on the Basis of representative household surveys of the Federal Statistical office presented.

Corona-crisis leads to slightly lower taxes

Compared with the previous year in 2020 decreased the taxes by 1.6 percentage points. The lower burden on average households "is based on the decrease in employment, less income and low consumption," according to the BdSt. All economic consequences of the Corona-crisis.

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in addition, from the point of view of the BdSt two Reform measures, the load rate in addition is pressed:

  • The contribution rate for unemployment insurance fell for the 1.1.2020 on 2.4% . In the previous year, it stood at 2.5 percent.
  • The Inflation was taken into account by the policy in the income tax rate and dampened the "cold Progression" . This term refers to the fact that citizens with rising income slip such as the inflation compensation in a higher tax burden, which takes away most of the more merit again.

stress-reducing effect also seemed to 1. July was a reduction in the VAT rates. All of these factors together led to the "Steuerzahlerdgedenktag" can be celebrated in 2020, six days earlier than in the previous year.

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German tax burden in the world, the highest

Nevertheless, the tax critics warn against euphoria: The German income burden rate for the employee spent in an international comparison remains very high. In a country comparison, the OECD country Germany on rank 34 in 36 States. The Organisation for economic co-operation and development is an international organization with three-dozen States.

So the Numbers come to control concluded

The DSi calculations made for average workers ' households include data for Singles and families. Here there were differences.

In the Singles, the burden is higher: on average, you are charged with a 52.7 percent – your control number memorial day find, therefore, Sunday, the 12. July, instead of.

In the case of More-people-house of the Steuerzahlergenktag sun to hold on today, Wednesday, the 8. July, – thanks to the slightly lower strain rate of 51.7% .

But even this second group, half of the income will not stay once free of charge. Therefore, the tax number Federal policy appeals, “to relieve the citizens of noticeable. The concrete request is as follows: "The income burden ratio must fall below the 50 percent mark."

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to achieve this, the Federal three measures:

  • the complete abolition of the solos for all citizens
  • basic Reform of the income tax tariff, with a later hook tip and tax rate ends. Currently Singles have to pay a taxable income of Euro top tax rate of 42 percent. The amount should rise from the point of view of the Federal government.
  • stronger support for the millions of home workers worked with a advertising lump sum for Home-Office
cost - Declining Inflation less assets path

eats another factor is the citizens ' benefit, by the way, even if it is the BdSt fails to mention-probably because he hangs out with tax policy: The Inflation rate is currently in Germany, at 0.9 percent – a result of the consumption slump due to the Corona-crisis. 2019, the inflation reached 1.4 percent. The result is that In the current year, the purchase of melt strength less than 2019, at least in the part of the money that the state makes to its citizens.

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Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 17:27

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