In the past has increased the tax burden of the German -, the tax rate climbed to 22.8 percent. The are 0.4 percentage points more than in the previous year. The Union conceded now clear criticism of the FDP .
The tax burden of the German has risen in the past year, more noticeably. The tax rate climbed to 2018, to 22.8 percent of the nominal gross domestic product. The ratio increased compared to the previous year by 0.4 percentage points. Appropriate information is available to the ARD-capital Studio. First, the "Rheinische Post had reported," citing a reply from the Federal government to a minor Interpellation of the FDP.
at the beginning of the first term of the Grand coalition under Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) was the ratio in 2005 was 19.6 percent. The tax rate is a result of the tax revenue in relation to gross domestic product.criticism of the FDP
"election promises of the CDU and the reality are two different Pair of shoes," said FDP Deputy, Christian Dürr, the "Rheinische Post". "While in the electoral program of the Union prominent so that is not advertised that the tax rate rises, our request, that the tax rate is on the rise again."
A more important reason for the increase in the so-called cold Progression. It means that the state recorded for that reason alone, the rise in revenue because of the Tariff will not be adjusted each year to the inflation rate.
For the new year, came a series of Changes in power, the taxpayers, especially families, to relieve. The relief package has a volume of 9.8 billion euros. For example, the tax of children was increased exemption amount.