Germany Tax Stats


Income tax 39.9% 2010 2nd out of 28
Maximum Income tax rate 45% 2014 10th out of 29
Maximum tax rate for individuals 0.0 2014 32nd out of 44
Overall tax burden 51.7% 2014 5th out of 26
Sales tax, VAT or GST (reduced rate) 7% for foodstuffs (except luxury-), books, flowers etc., 0% for postage stamps. ( Heligoland always 0%) 2014
Tax burden, % of GDP 37.1 2014 15th out of 181
Taxes foreign income of nonresident citizens no 2014
Taxes foreign income of resident foreigners yes 2014
Taxes local income of nonresident individuals yes 2014
Taxes local income of resident citizens yes 2014
Taxes local income of resident foreigners yes 2014


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