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Capital gains tax for Germany

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Erkan Boga

The capital tax rate is 25% plus a solidarity surcharge (5.5% of the capital gains tax) and, if applicable, church tax (8 or 9% of the capital income tax) (§ 43a para. 1 no. 1 EStG)

The church tax reduces the capital gains tax as a result of the deductibility of the church tax.

Saver’s allowance

An amount of €1.000 can be deducted as advertising expenses; Spouses who consolidated their assessment for income tax receive a joint savings-allowance sum of €2.000.

About the author
Erkan Boga Erkan hat die qmedia GmbH im Jahr 2006 gegründet – ein erfolgreicher digitaler Entrepreneur ist er seit über 30 Jahren. Die Entwicklung des E-Commerce in... Read more
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