In the first two months of the year put the tax revenue compared for the same period last year to 5.0 percent. The Plus which is significantly higher than in November for the full year estimate (up 2.6 percent). Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble (CDU) for its budgets increased revenue assumed to be in the tax estimate predicted.
The healthy economy is elevated above all the revenue from the two largest single tax, payroll tax and the tax on sales , Their volume rose in February by 6.8 and 5.8 percent.
Federal revenues increased more than that of the countries
The federal government recorded in February a tax increase of 6.6 percent, the tax revenue of the country went up 5.1 percent over the same month last year something weaker. The community share of the Community taxes rose again to 12.3 percent.
The Treasury continues to expect a stable economic growth. “The” hard “industry indicators as well as the optimistic mood in the business and consumers suggest that the economic expansion is expected to continue in the 1st quarter,” it says in the monthly report