Research Grants Act (FZulG)
Publications · 01. February 2021
At the end of 2019, the German Bundestag passed the Research Grants Act (FZulG). The law came into force on January 1, 2020. The law is of interest to all companies conducting research in Germany, regardless of their size, the purpose of the company and the respective profit situation (however, "companies in difficulty" as defined by the General Block Exemption Regulation {GBER} are excluded).

Deadline extensions for 2019 annual financial statements and tax returns
Publications · 23. December 2020
With this letter we would like to inform you about new deadline extensions for the disclosure and filing of the 2019 annual financial statements with the Federal Gazette and for the filing of the 2019 tax returns with the tax office.

December aid - Interim aid III
Publications · 23. December 2020
The December aid as well as the 3rd phase of the interim aid for the period November 2020 to June 2021 have been decided. Interim Aid III brings with it a number of innovations, which we will inform you about very briefly today. In addition, the Federal Ministry of Finance has published an overview of the Corona grants.

Publications · 16. November 2020
The "shut down light" again requires some companies to make substantial losses in sales. The federal government is trying to compensate this with the so-called "extraordinary economic aid - November aid". This is a non-repayable subsidy, the basic conditions of which are explained below:

Publications · 17. September 2020
The interim aid goes into the 2nd round! First of all, the application deadline for the 1st phase was extended from 31.08.2020 to 30.09.2020! In addition, the coalition committee has decided to extend the application period for the funding months September to December 2020.

Publications · 28. July 2020
As we already announced in our info mail of 16 June 2020, the state decided on interim aid as a further measure in the context of coping with the corona crisis. This includes reimbursement of fixed costs for the period from June to August 2020.

Publications · 03. July 2020
On 29.06.2020, the Bundestag and Bundesrat have now agreed to the reduction in the value-added tax (VAT) for revenues from 01.07.2020 to 31.12.2020 within the framework of the coronavirus economic stimulus package. As there are considerable sources of error in practice regarding taxable rental and leasing relationships, we provide you with the most important information and recommendations for action below.

Publications · 17. June 2020
The coronavirus economic stimulus package has been available as a draft law of the Federal Government since 12.06.2020. It provides for a temporary reduction in value-added tax (VAT) from 19% to 16% and from 7% to 5% for revenues from 01.07.2020 to 31.12.2020. For the detailed questions in practice the draft of a BMF letter was published today. In the following, we present a few essential principles.

Publications · 16. June 2020
On 03.06.2020 our German parliament launched the next measures to strengthen the conjuncture and to "unleash" the economy as a coronavirus economic stimulus package. The main points of the planned measures are listed below in brief:

Publications · 20. May 2020
With this letter we would like to inform you about important changes in tax law concerning the payment and collection of due taxes in times of the coronavirus crisis. Extension of the deadline for submitting the payroll tax registration Since the deferral of payroll tax in the сoronavirus period was rejected after initial announcements, the legislator has now created the possibility of extending the deadline for submitting payroll tax registrations. This is an indirect deferral of

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