Sven Liebert
Author: Sven Liebert

Fair taxation on food and beverages - Gastronomy needs the promised 7 percent

18 March 2022
The VAT reduction is far more than a tax reduction: it is a sign of appreciation and a ray of hope for the future

In the 2021 election campaign, Olaf Scholz promised in the ARD election arena to maintain the corona-related VAT reduction on meals in the restaurant even after the end of 2022. But since his election as Federal Chancellor, the topic has become quiet. A long-term reduction in VAT at the start of the outdoor catering season would be a promising political decision for the future.

Outdoor gastronmy

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