Bayern blocked a Reform of the land tax and makes the subject in order to a case for the peaks of the Grand coalition. Although the countries of the German Finance Minister, Olaf Scholz (SPD), a draft bill preparing officer, Bavaria’s Finance Minister Albert Füracker (CSU), said: “In the now proposed embodiment, the reform model for Bavaria is not acceptable.”

The state government wants to tax a completely different model of the basic. The amount of the Tax should be oriented flat to the surface. The Bavarian Minister of Finance criticized, even in the case of constitutional law learning to be controversial, whether the basic law needs to be changed for the Scholz-planned proposal. Scholz show, unfortunately, still no willingness to go in the direction of the of Bavaria the required direction. The discussed modifications had not brought the necessary breakthrough. “The reams of red tape excesses hardly be contained. From a simple, for the property owners easy-to-understand reform concept can be no question,” said Füracker.

Scholz, however, progress in language, new discussions of a “major milestone” and an important step. In addition to the Bundesrat, the Bundestag has to agree to a Reform. The CSU is expensive, therefore, as a member of the black-red coalition a decisive role in the Reform of the reason.

real estate tax municipalities brings a 14-billion-Euro

the tips of The coalition want to come to group level discussions on the property tax. That they agree on a Reform of the property tax, is considered to be unlikely. The property tax, with a revenue of around 14 billion euros in the year, one of the most important municipal revenue sources. The Federal constitutional court had demanded due to obsolete bases a new regulation by the end of 2019.

The Minister of Finance of the Federation and the länder were in a large majority, that Scholz should have to submit a draft law. It simplifications were planned, which led to raise the property tax in the future, non-bureaucratic and also social and just. The Basis for the draft law, a model that provides for significant Changes to the previous plans. The core of a so-called value-dependent model, however, is still. In the process, land values and age of buildings are to be used.

Recently had mixed with the German tenants ‘ Association in the discussion and the possible impact on the rental rates warned.