09 April 2020 – Introduced tax measures to promote donations for aid

Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Fiscal policy
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The German Government introduced various tax measures to encourage aid for those affected by the coronavirus crisis.

The tax measures simplify various administrative requirements such as the collection of donations, usage of donation, sponsoring, financial support amongst business partners and others, to provide flexibility in supporting support efforts.

The measures will be backdated to 1 March 2020 and continue to 31 December 2020.
Full details here: https://www.bundesfinanzministerium.de/Content/DE/Downloads/BMF_Schreiben/Weitere_Steuerthemen/Abgabenordnung/2020-04-09-steuerliche-massnahmen-zur-foerderung-der-hilfe-fuer-von-der-corona-krise-betroffene.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=1