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Changes related to electricity tax relief from 2024

Through the 2024 German Budget Financing Act, which came into force on 1.1.2024, lawmakers approved changes related to the electricity tax and […]

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E-charging stations – Accounting for their acquisition and maintenance by companies

In the course of the energy transition process, electromobility is being encouraged in a number of ways. It will also be necessary to develop the […]

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Relief provided by the energy price brakes

The German government introduced ‘energy price brakes’ in response to the sharp increases in energy prices and the enormous economic burdens […]

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Changes in the taxation rules applicable to photovoltaic systems – Part II – VAT treatment

In the last article, in January, with regard to the taxation of photovoltaic systems, we looked at the new regulations applicable to income tax that […]

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Changes in the taxation rules applicable to photovoltaic systems – Part I – Income tax treatment

In some German federal states, the installation of photovoltaic (PV) systems on all new non-residential buildings – on company rooftops or production […]

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Introduction of a levy to skim off windfall profits for quantities of electricity generated from renewable energy sources

The war in Ukraine has resulted in enormous upheavals on European energy markets. In the course of this, some companies were able to benefit from the […]

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Relief provisions to address rising energy prices

The German Federal government has agreed on price brakes for gas, heating and electricity with a view to providing relief to citizens and companies […]

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Measures to tackle the energy crisis and to combat inflation

Russia’s war on Ukraine triggered an energy crisis and clearly demonstrated the need to switch to a climate-neutral energy supply. The German Federal […]

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Changes to the German renewable energy levy

The draft act to ‘Alleviate the Cost Burden of the Renewable Energy Levy and to Pass on this Reduction to End-Consumers’ was passed by the lower house […]

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(Special) termination rights of energy providers – Pre-conditions and contestation options

In view of the war in Ukraine and the tense situation on the energy markets, currently, some providers in the electricity and gas segments are […]

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Electricity tax – Withdrawal of self-generated electricity is subject to permission

Since 1.7.2019, under certain circumstances, operators of photovoltaic systems (PV systems) and combined heat and power plants (CHP plants) have […]

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Operate photovoltaic systems and combined heat and power units free of tax charges

Many private residential properties have had small photovoltaic systems (PV systems) installed. Moreover, some people also operate small combined heat […]

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