Companies that are willing to take risks have so far been more successful in overcoming the Corona crisis than companies that have been risk averse. This is one of the findings of the BDO Global Risk Landscape 2021, a survey of 500 high-ranking global business leaders.
Global Automotive M&A transaction deal flow. Q1-2021 experienced strong domestic deal flow in all key regions while cross-border deal activity remained weak
In the letters dated November 6th, 2020 and February 11th, 2021, the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) commented on tax declarations/tax returns for German domestic income pursuant to section 49 (1) no. 2 lit. f and no. 6 German Income Tax Act (ITA). In the following, we outline its contents...
On 15 April 2021, the financial advisory committee of the German Federal Parliament published an amended version of the draft bill of the amendment of the Real Estate Transfer Tax (RETT) Act.
Withholding tax relief modernization act, as of March 2021
Selected Topics: Procedure of relief from capital gains tax (sec. 50c ITA-D) as well as restructuring of sec. 50d (3) ITA
With the Annual Tax Act 2020, the foundations were laid in Germany for implementing the VAT e-commerce package (Digitalpaket) adopted by the EU, introducing changes to distance selling and establishing the One-Stop-Shop (OSS).
Bridging Assistance III will provide support for companies, own-account workers, and freelancers in all sectors with an annual turnover of up to EUR 750 million in the performance period from November 2020 to June 2021.
Before the amendment of the law, the disposal of shares in foreign corporations with domestic real estate assets by shareholders with limited tax liability could only be taxed if the corporation had its company seat or place of management in Germany and if the shareholder held at least 1 % of the...