“A single disaster”: Habeck criticizes Scholz in the Wirecard case

Thursday July 2nd 2020 After the balance sheet scandal and the bankruptcy of Wirecard, Greens boss Robert Habeck accuses the finance minister of having acted too late “despite all the warning signals”. He does not rule out a U committee in this case. Meanwhile, shareholder protectors are demanding that Wirecard be thrown out of the […]

Wirecard: Politicians and officials blame each other

Whe hastily conceded his own weaknesses, quickly lost in the political game of Black Peter. Felix Hufeld, President of the BaFin Financial Supervisory Authority, now knows that too. The violent criticism of his authority in connection with the Wirecard scandal surprised him very unpleasantly, he is said to have said in a hearing before the […]

What you need to know about the basic pension

ÜThe coalition has argued as little about a few projects as about the basic pension. Everyone wanted this surcharge on basic security for mini-pensions for long-term insured persons, but the ideas differed. How many should get it and how is it checked who is in need at all? Now, before the summer break, the final […]

Corona current: Police file charges against Streeck virologist

Almost 218 billion debts: Bundestag adopts supplementary budget The federal government may take on record debts of almost € 218 billion this year to deal with the corona crisis. The Bundestag passed the second supplementary budget on Thursday to finance the stimulus package. This increases the new debt planned for the current year to EUR […]

“The low tax doesn’t do anything”

From now on, a reduced VAT rate applies in Germany. But do people buy more because of this? How do you cope with the new prices? t-online.de asked. Berlin, Alexanderplatz on the first day of the new VAT period: An elderly lady strolls under the television tower, holding a shopping bag in her hand. “That […]

Pro miliard nechce vldn zchranu Lufthansy? Mohl by ji spasit sm

Miliard si obstaral dal hotovost prodejem podlu ve firm Knorr-Bremse. Podle tvrten zprvy agentury Bloomberg se zbavil osmi milion akci tohoto vrobce brzdovch systm pro kolejov vozidla a nkladn automobily, kter mu vynesly zhruba 760 milion eur (18,7 miliardy korun). Zisk m bt pouit k dalm osobnm investicm Thieleho, stoj v obchodnm sdlen. Pojme na […]

Pojme na to jinak. Miliard chce zaznout vldn zchranu Lufthansy

Firma proto vyzv ostatn investory k asti na mimodn valn hromad, kter se m konat pt tden a kter m zchrann balk v objemu devti miliard eur (240 miliard K) schvalovat. Lufthansa vzvou ostatnm akcionm reaguje na kritiku nmeckho miliarde Heinze Hermanna Thieleho, kter dr 15,5 procenta akci firmy. V rozhovoru s denkem Frankfurter Allgemeine […]

Discussions about stimulus package and family bonus

DIn the debate about an economic stimulus program, employers have asked the federal government to first set up a fast-acting “bridging aid fund” for companies. “The most affected companies now need particularly quick help,” says a letter from Steffen Kampeter, chief executive of the Federation of German Employers’ Associations, to Federal Minister of Finance Olaf […]

Who could benefit from the stimulus package

NEven billions will be spread across the country. At the beginning of June, the federal government intends to adopt an economic stimulus package. The circle of potential beneficiaries is large. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) already mentioned possible recipients on Twitter: employees, families and particularly affected sectors, specifically the culture, organizers, showmen, restaurants, hotels, bus […]

only 100 billion euros more debt

The federal and state governments have put many billions in their hands to cushion the effects of the corona crisis. On the whole, you should leave it at that, says the Union. The SPD sees it differently. According to CSU boss Markus Söder, the federal government should only be allowed to incur a maximum of […]