Federal development Minister Gerd Müller (CSU) wants to tax the crisis, winner of the Corona-pandemic and the cost of the crisis to participate. "There is a winner in the Crisis on a staggering scale", the politician said the radio station B5 aktuell Bayerischer Rundfunk, on Saturday, according to the advance notification. As an example, Müller called the Online retailer Amazon. Its chief Jeff Bezos was alone since January of this year to 35 billion euros richer, said Müller. Problematic is that Amazon will pay almost taxes is not a Euro.
Mueller expects that the German presidency of the Council from 1. July is committed to a taxation of such a winner in the Crisis. It is in any case must not be so, that the cost for the Corona-aid packages "to the simple citizens, from the pocket pulled". Miller said the BR in addition, he will implement support for Federal Finance Minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) to a real financial transaction tax in Europe. So 100 billion euros could be raised for the EU budget. Currently the political will is missing, but "", he said.Updated Date: 27 June 2020, 08:20