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Germany seeks to extend statute of limitations for serious tax offences

By Will Barbieri

12 June 2020

Germany seeks to extend statute of limitations for serious tax offences German ministry of finance, Berlin (Credit: elenaburn)

A German lawyer has accused the country’s Ministry of Finance of hiding the proposal in covid-19 legislation to protect the tax office from criticism about its crackdown on cum-ex trades.