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Tax authorities issue guidance on filing deadlines for 2014 tax returns

Global Tax Update:February 2015/Germany

The German tax authorities have issued their annual guidance on the filing deadlines for the 2014 tax returns. The filing deadline for these returns is May 31, 2015. In cases where the tax returns are prepared by an external tax advisor, the filing deadline is typically extended to December 31, 2015. (Global Tax Update:February 2015/Germany)

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1. Tax authorities issue guidance on filing deadlines for 2014 tax returns
The German tax authorities have issued their annual guidance on the filing deadlines for the 2014 tax returns. The filing deadline for these returns is May 31, 2015. In cases where the tax returns are prepared by an external tax advisor, the filing deadline is typically extended to December 31, 2015.

2. Federal states North Rhine-Westfalia and Saarland will increase real estate transfer tax rate
The federal state of North Rhine-Westfalia announced to increase the real estate transfer tax rate from 5% to 6.5% and the federal state of Saarland announced to increase the real estate transfer tax rate from 5.5% to 6.5% on January 1, 2015.

 

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