The dispute over Reform of the basic expands tax between the Federal Ministry of Finance and the CSU. The Ministry rejected a report by the imagenewspaper, stating that the bill of Olaf Scholz (SPA) is stopped. The departmental vote was already initiated for some time, said a Ministry spokesman. It had always been clear that the Cabinet would only deal after a consultation of Experts on a possible opening clause. Such a clause should enable Bayern to go the own way. Those hearing for the 10. May, next Friday, in the Ministry, Scholz and several state Ministers are expected to participate planned.
The CSU confirmed the report of the imagenewspaper. "Without Bavaria and the CSU, there is no new property tax. From. The feast is," said Bavaria's Minister-President and CSU leader Markus Söder on the edge of a Eastern Europe trip in Sofia. In the Grand coalition is not just a matter of course that a draft is not coming to the Cabinet, if the CSU agree to the plan. Söder had rejected the draft of the basic tax reform before strictly.
Bayern want the Tax package to the surface-oriented
Originally wanted the Cabinet Scholz's bill to adopt in April. Then, however, had delayed the project because of persistent criticism: in Particular Bavaria, and the Union faction in the Bundestag have concerns and want an opening clause which allows the countries to go their own way. German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has backed this claim.
According to the plans of Scholz to play in the calculation of the property tax in the future, especially the value of the soil and the average rent for a role. Bayern, in contrast, a model in which the amount of Tax is oriented flat on the surface wants to<./p>
The Federal constitutional court had demanded due to obsolete bases a new system of property tax by the end of 2019. Currently, land values are from 1935 in the East, and from 1964 to be used in West Germany. The plots are now for 1. January 2022 to be re-assessed, and thereafter every seven years. For the first time, the newly calculated real estate tax in 2025, to be due and payable.
Should fail as a result of the Reform, can no longer be charged the tax starting in 2020. The municipalities would then be missing a year of 14.8 billion euros in revenue. Critics Scholz, among other things, his plans led to more bureaucracy and higher financial charges, mainly Living in large cities make even more expensive. Scholz emphasizes, however, that the tax revenue should remain the same. For individual taxpayers, there should be changes, because the land values in the past decades, increased significantly, especially in sought-after city centre locations.