In the pandemic: the CDU proposes a home office-Bonus

the workers could not work in the past few months from your workplace, may receive a special payment from the state. From the Union group of the advance came on

In the pandemic: the CDU proposes a home office-Bonus

the workers could not work in the past few months from your workplace, may receive a special payment from the state. From the Union group of the advance came on Friday, a cost allowance for employees to work in the Corona of a pandemic at home.

Julia Löhr

business correspondent in Berlin.

F. A. Z.

Manfred Schäfers

economic correspondent in Berlin.

F. A. Z.

"I think at 200 to 300 euros per month," said the influential CDU Finance expert Fritz Güntzler of the F. A. Z. The reason: According to the usual rules, in most cases it is not possible, the cost for a study to be recognised, argued the Deputy. Many put it simply at the kitchen table or in the dining room, her Laptop on.

The financial management, the cost for a room is accepted only if a space is almost used exclusively for business. Güntzler holds a more generous arrangements for the Corona-time is necessary, because otherwise a lot of commuters who worked at home, might even pay taxes.

value added tax and children's bonus

This is due to the fact that the employer cost of the usual travel in the payroll tax into account. However, the fall in the time not to.

with no Commute, there are no advertising costs of 30 cents per kilometre. At 40 kilometres of the day, it comes easily to 240 euros a month, as the politicians from the constituency of Göttingen, calculates that roughly. Which could make the workers less than costs. This should be taken into account in the tax Declaration according to – this would result in a higher taxable income and a corresponding additional Payment. How much is that in a particular case depends primarily on the merit.

The Federal government has in the draft for the second Corona-tax assistance act, the Cabinet on Friday has decided to no relief for the workers built, the need to work at home. The final Version was only a little after 1 o'clock in the night.

key elements of the reduction in VAT for six months, the child bonus to families and tax relief for companies. The normal VAT rate will be from the beginning of July until the end of December, 16 percent instead of 19 percent, the reduced rate of 5 percent instead of 7 percent.

Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 10:22

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