The head of German Banks Association asked to government to improve tax range for banks operating in Germany.
Michael Kemmer, the general manager of Germann Banks Association made announce and in his announce he asked the government to take a clear political improvement to Frankfurt as financial center, in consequence of the voting of the United Kingdom they left the EU.
“We need bright signal that Frankfurt, financial center of Germany is ready take on board the services and the supplier of services from Great Britain. It will make possible to create a new jobs and economic growth,” Kemmer stressed.
In the tax area, Kremmer said that the government could make German banking sector more competitive by allowing banks to deduct bank levy payments from the their taxable income.
All credit institutions in Germany were as objects of every-year levy balances since January 2011. The levy starts at 0.02 percent for banks with a balance between EUR300m (USD340m) and EUR10bn, and rises in stages to 0.06 percent on balances in excess of EUR300bn.
“As any other European country the banking levy must be tax as operation expenses”, Kemmer said.
He also ask Germany refuse of support for the proposed EU financial transactions tax.