The Catholic Church in Germany is to appeal a court ruling which could jeopardise the Church’s annual tax income of €5 billion.
Under federal law, the German Catholic Church - like the Lutheran Church - is a statutory body with tax-raising powers, as well as a religious community. German Catholics pay Church tax amounting to 8-9 per cent of their income tax. The state collects the tax and passes it on to the...
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