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Coronavirus I – Compensation for loss of earnings due to a lack of childcare services

In the course of the coronavirus crisis, the German “Act on the Protection of the Population in the Event of an Epidemic Situation of National […]


European Commission proposes postponement of new VAT rules and regulations on the exchange of information

On 11 May 2020, the European Commission announced that in view of the corona crisis it intends to postpone the coming into effect of certain EU […]


SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Health and Safety Standard: Guidelines for practical application

On 16 April 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) issued the ‘SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Health and Safety Standard’.


Government draft for the Corona Tax Assistance Act

[Update (18 May 2020) – 989th session of the Bundesrat on 15 May 2020

The Corona Tax Assistance Act was not passed at the last session of the […]


Liquidity assistance or protective shield procedures?

Many companies/entrepreneurs have been hit by the corona crisis. Since the shutdown at least, many companies have seen a more or less severe slump in […]


Federal Ministry of Finance announces special rules for cross-border commuters

Due to the current situation, many employees now work from home for most or even all of their time. This also applies to cross-border commuters, i.e. […]


Electricity, energy and especially alcohol tax options and pitfalls during the corona pandemic

The package of measures announced by the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) on 13 March […]


Value-added tax treatment of cancellation fees

In the wake of the corona pandemic, orders are currently being cancelled across the board, for example, for events of all kinds and the services […]


Obligations of company bodies in the (corona) crisis

Insolvency law aspects

The importance of the obligations of company bodies under insolvency law (such as managing directors of private limited […]


The application for assistance requires good preparation

In a very short time, the corona crisis has put companies in a situation where their survival and the jobs of their employees are directly threatened.

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