Berlin (dpa) - With the reform of the solidarity surcharge from 2021 to 96.5 percent of all taxpayers are better off than today. This is what German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is proposing. For 90 percent of all taxpayers, the "solos" should be completely eliminated, another 6.5 percent would have to pay him only partially - the higher the income, the more. This is to prevent someone whose salary exceeds the tax threshold of one euro from being burdened in full. 3.5 percent of taxpayers would have to pay the full rate of 5.5 percent.
Taxes: Solidarity surcharge should fall largely
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