Billions from CO2 tax: Heil plans “climate money” for everyone with less than 4000 gross

Billions from CO2 tax Heil plans “climate money” for everyone with less than 4000 gross 5/28/2022 3:04 am The relief package recently decided by the traffic light coalition does not come close to compensating for the additional costs for the population caused by inflation and increases in energy prices. Social Minister Heil wants to follow … Read more

Everyone pays that much in taxes and duties in their lifetime

income tax return The basis for the study is the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), which contains detailed income information, and the Income and Consumption Sample (EVS). (Photo: dpa) Berlin The German state is a big redistribution machine. Considerable sums of money are transferred from high earners to less well-to-do people via income tax. However, the citizens … Read more

Merz is in favor of lower fuel taxes

Friedrich Merz, CDU party chairman The Saarlander spoke out in favor of raising the minimum wage. (Foto: imago images/photothek) Berlin CDU leader Friedrich Merz is campaigning for a reduction in fuel taxes in view of the sharp rise in energy prices. “The new federal government could curb the massive increase in energy costs by reducing state … Read more

“We’re going to need a fourth vaccination” – US agency grants emergency approval for Pfizer drug

To prevent further spread of the omicron variant of the coronavirus, Austria classifies the countries Great Britain, Denmark, the Netherlands and Norway as virus variant areas. Entry from these states will usually be combined with a ten-day quarantine, the Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday. There is an exception for people with a booster vaccination … Read more

The end of the pandemic situation was a “clear mistake” – now live

The World Health Organization (WHO) sees the omicron variant of the coronavirus on an unconditional advance in Europe. Since it was identified less than four weeks ago, the virus variant has been in at least 38 of the 53 Member States WHO Region Europe has been discovered, said WHO Regional Director Hans Kluge on Tuesday … Read more

EU authority EMA gives the green light for Novavax vaccine

the Federal authorities should review existing pandemic plans. Such plans have been in force for many months, said a spokesman for the Federal Ministry of the Interior in Berlin on Monday – but now it can be expected that the number of coronavirus infections caused by the Omikron variant will increase significantly. “That is why … Read more