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2943313 - Temporary Reduced VAT Rates for Germany in SAP Business ByDesign


Information regarding the temporary reduced value-added tax rates for Germany in SAP Business ByDesign.

The German coalition government has agreed on a stimulus package to help relaunch the country’s economy after the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. As one part the stimulus package will see the main value-added tax rate cut from 19% to 16% and the reduced rate from 7% to 5%. This change is valid from July 1st until December 31st, 2020.


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The following Blogs outline the implementation, configuration and information on the temporary reduced value-added tax rates for Germany in SAP Business ByDesign:

Umsetzung der Mehrwertsteuersenkung in SAP Business ByDesign (Implementation of VAT reduction in Germany)

Neue Steuersatzarten in SAP Business ByDesign für die Mehrwertsteuersenkung in Deutschland / New tax rate types for VAT change in SAP Business ByDesign

Befristete Mehrwertsteuersteuersenkung in Deutschland (Temporary VAT reduction in Germany)

Anzahlungen in Verbindung mit einer Änderung des Mehrwertsteuersatzes in SAP Business ByDesign (Down Payments in context with change of VAT rate)

Anpassung Konfiguration für DATEV Schnittstelle in SAP Business ByDesign (Adaptation configuration for DATEV interface)

Systemverhalten bei wiederkehrenden Lieferantenrechnungen in Verbindung mit der Mehrwertsteuersenkung in SAP Business ByDesign (System behavior for recurring supplier invoices in connection with the change in the VAT rate in SAP Business ByDesign)

Anpassung der Konfiguration für die Steuermeldung in SAP Business ByDesign / Configuration change of Tax Return in SAP Business ByDesign

Rückkehr zu den ursprünglichen Mehrwertsteuersätzen in Deutschland in SAP Business ByDesign (Return to the original VAT rates in Germany in SAP Business ByDesign)

See Also

2943501 - Error When Adding Items With Different Tax Rates for the Same Tax Rate Type: Only one tax rate allowed for tax type Value Added Tax and rate type

2943462 - Incorrect Tax / Gross Total Calculation For Gross Priced Contracts

2943472 - Tax Date Cannot Be Changed When Invoicing a Scheduled Invoice Request

2013756 - VAT Tax Return Run Error: No configuration for tax VAT, event XYZ, and rate ABC


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