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Citizens pay Germany 600'000 euros for debt repayment

Germany's citizens have paid the state this year, a record sum for the reduction of public debt. On the so-called debt redemption account of the Federal govern

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Citizens pay Germany 600'000 euros for debt repayment

Germany's citizens have paid the state this year, a record sum for the reduction of public debt. On the so-called debt redemption account of the Federal government, more than 600'000 euros were received until the beginning of December, a reply from the Federal Ministry of Finance on a request of the FDP parliamentary group, the AFP news Agency there had been on Saturday. First, the "image"newspaper had reported about it.

according to The records, went from 1. January to 6. December just under 610'000 EUR 150 Transfers to the account. Almost the entire amount went in may, as 600.218 euros were transferred. To date, the highest annual total since the establishment of the account in 2006 had been achieved in the past year, with good 144'000 Euro. The amount for 2018 exceeds all of 2006 to 2017, the amounts paid, which amounted to a total of just under 555'000 Euro.

donation may not be tax-established discontinued

The debt repayment account was in the year 2006 "at the request of many dedicated citizens," as it is called in the Letter of the Federal Ministry of Finance. Advertising for the account, there is not. Who pays in, gets neither a letter, nor a receipt for the donation. The Transfers can not be used as a donation tax deductible, because they serve according to the Ministry, "not non-profit purposes in the meaning of the tax law".

The financial expert of the FDP parliamentary group, mark Herbrand, praised the financial commitment of the citizens for the reduction of public debt as "remarkable". Here, show yourself, "how important many people, in contrast to the Grand coalition, the generation of justice," he said of the "image"-newspaper.

The government wants to collect, in spite of a comfortable budget without new borrowing continue to be citizens of money for debt repayment: Currently, there is no Reflection, the account is in the Letter of the Federal Ministry of Finance. (sep/AFP)

Created: 22.12.2018, 12:36 PM

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