The German craft is planning constitutional challenges against the coalition’s plans to maintain the solidarity surcharge for ten percent of the taxpayers. “We will make the Constitution check, if the Federal government is in the Plan, to relieve the 90 percent of the taxpayers in the solos,” said crafts President Hans Peter Woll zeal of the düsseldorf “Rheinische Post” of Saturday. The Central Association of German crafts (ZDH) will support the constitutional complaints of Operated actively.

Around Germany would cut business taxes, said the wool zeal. “The solidarity surcharge must therefore be abolished very quickly, even within this legislature, and for all income taxpayers,” he said. Here he had to speak to the Finance Minister, Olaf Scholz (SPD): “the solos for the top ten percent of taxpayers will receive, not only millionaires, but also a massive craft enterprises and their employees, so our people,” said ZDH President.

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“Because about 80 percent of our artisans are individual entrepreneurs. If a craftsman has to be taxable 61,000 euros in the year, he has not taken usually a Euro for their livelihood,“ said wool zeal.

the Federal Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil (SPD) Call issued after a complete abolition of the solidarity surcharge, however, a clear rejection. In the coalition agreement, it was decided to exempt 90 percent of the current contributors to the end of the term of the levy, said the salvation of the “New Osnabrücker Zeitung” on Saturday. He pointed out that a high-earner would only have to still in a “transition phase” of a contribution. “That is acceptable, and the SPD is not shaking.”