The lower Saxony Prime Minister Stephan Weil (SPD) has called for a faster abolition of the solidarity surcharge. "Would be right, from 2021 onwards, in two stages, the agreed removal of the solidarity surcharge for 90 percent of the taxpayers faster to address," said Because the Newspapers of the Funke media group on Saturday. For this game the rooms are there. Especially the workers with small and medium incomes would then feel immediately that the recovery is received.
In the coalition agreement agreed by the CDU, CSU and SPD, to remove the solos from 2021 for 90 percent of the taxpayers. Because said now, this compromise could not have been "the last word". The CDU had already requested on your party at the beginning of December, a complete abolition of the solidarity surcharge. The SPD had refused to do so far. The surcharge is currently 5.5 percent on the income tax.More about
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In turn, demanded that but Because a greater burden of top earners. He plead a long time to increase the top rate of tax "in moderation". "That would be a tax reform, which has Hand and foot," said lower Saxony's Prime Minister. Prior to the Bundestag election in 2017 Because had proposed a tax concept, the maximum tax rate from 45 to 49 per cent. (AFP, dpa)daily mirror tomorrow location for your Free copy