train could soon be cheaper - at least in the long-distance transport. Minister Scheuer wants to reduce according to media reports, VAT reports on Tickets. So he would have a proposal, already the Green had formulated.
Federal transport Minister Andreas Scheuer wants to make a tax cut tickets in long-distance transport, the railway is cheaper. The train will reach the important threshold of 150 million passengers, said the CSU politician of the "Bild"newspaper.
"in Order to continue along this path and to make the railway even more attractive, we also need in the long-distance transport, the railway, the lowering of the VAT on Tickets from 19 to seven percent." This train driver could be relieved in the long-distance transport by up to 400 million euros per year, said Scheuer. "Who is it with the climate protection and the switch from car or plane to train seriously, must begin with the tax."