EU Commission: no VAT exemption for gas levy

The German government wants quick talks with the EU Commission about alternatives to the legally impossible cancellation of the value-added tax on the planned gas levy. They want a conversation about “how we can get the money back to the citizens,” Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) said yesterday. “We will now discuss this approach  with the Commission very quickly, then it will also have legal certainty and can be implemented even before the levy is imposed.”

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