The shopping tourism is detrimental to the domestic economy. Nevertheless, many Swiss go to Germany to Shop. Now, the Swiss trade could protect get help from Germany.
the Federal Finance Ministry shall examine whether the VAT at the time of export in Switzerland will in future only be reimbursed with the purchase of 175 Euro (about 200 Swiss francs). Shopping in different stores would not limit the introduction of a minimum cumulative.
According to the chamber of Commerce and industry Hochrhein-Bodensee (chamber of industry and Commerce), it would remove the reimbursement at 80 percent of the purchases, writes the "basellandschaftliche Zeitung" on Wednesday. According to the South Baden in Germany, the FDP Bundestag deputies Christoph Hoffmann, a third of all exports currently affects certificates invoices under 50€.
Green pieces of paper for single yogurt
This fact and "that green piece of paper for a single yogurt or shopping bags to be issued, indicates the need for action due to excessive bureaucracy," writes Hoffmann, Claudius Marx, chief Executive of the chamber of Commerce and industry. Hoffmann finds the limit of 175 euros too high, and for 50 or 75 Euro.
Alone, the main customs office in Lörrach, about 130 customs officers were tied up with the export certificates along the Swiss border, so Hoffmann. In the case of a minimum threshold of 50 euros, the Federal government could abandon about a third of the officers and a minimum of 2 million euros to save.
Digital solution in b>
lörrach Deputy Armin Schuster from the CDU announced to the "Badische Zeitung" resistance against the plans for a de minimis threshold. This loss of the economy, particularly small trade shops. Also Schuster hopes that the automation of the Abstempelns at the border.
The replies Hoffmann: "a digital solution is far and wide nothing." The 28 million Euro that would be as a development cost in the budget, were not so far touched. In the case of a de minimis limit of 175 euros, the German state could generate in tax revenues of an estimated 300 million euros.
it is Important for the long-time mayor of Bad Bellingen and active three-country-politicians, the introduction of a de minimis threshold "is not an Affront to the Swiss". (nag)
Created: 24.04.2019, 15:03 p.m.