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Turnover tax statistics 2015: businesses file advance turnover tax returns amounting to 6.0 trillion euros

As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on the basis of turnover tax statistics, nearly 3.3 million businesses in Germany filed advance turnover tax returns in 2015. Compared with 2014, the number of businesses covered rose by 15,316 tax subjects or +0.5%. The value of deliveries and other performances (turnover) of all businesses was EUR 6.0 trillion, which was an increase by EUR 119 billion (+2.0%) compared with 2014.

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2012 statistics record 6.3 million enterprises liable to pay turnover tax

In turnover tax statistics (assessments), roughly 6.3 million enterprises liable to pay tax were covered for the assessment period of 2012. Compared with the previous year, this was an increase of 2.3 % in the number of enterprises liable to pay turnover tax. That number has risen continuously since the first results were published for the reference year of 2006. The enterprises made deliveries and other performances (turnover) to the amount of 5.9 trillion euros in 2012, an increase of 1.4 % on 2011. The resulting turnover tax increased by 3.0 % to 142.2 billion euros.

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Database: Genesis-Online

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Assessments

Detailed information and tables are offered by our publications (only in German) as free download.

Further data

Database: Genesis-Online

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Key figures

Turnover tax statistics (Advance returns) 2015
TaxpayersNumber3,255,537
Deliveries and other performances (turnover)billion euros5,989.7
Intra-Community acquisitionsbillion euros565.6
Turnover tax advance paymentsbillion euros158.8
Turnover tax statistics (Assessments) 2012
TaxpayersNumber6,339,242
Deliveries and other performances (turnover)billion euros5,926.2
Intra-Community acquisitionsbillion euros530.3
Remaining turnover tax/surplusbillion euros142.2

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