Union brings the new edition of the tax-free Corona premium into discussion
The Union has brought a new edition of the tax-free Corona special payments to employees into play. “ The re are good reasons to implement such a regulation again this year,” said Union faction vice-president Andreas Jung (CDU) of “Welt am Sonntag”.
The bonus offers an incentive to reward the outstanding commitment of employees in the crisis.
At the beginning of the Corona crisis, the coalition decided to make one-off special payments of up to 1500 euros to employees tax-free.
The coalition partner SPD pointed out that the bonus scheme was last extended until the end of June. “I hope that by then a number of other employers will make use of the opportunity,” said SPD parliamentary group vice-president Achim Post. “
The n we will take stock and, in the light of the development of the crisis, decide how to proceed.”
According to a survey by the “Welt am Sonntag” among the 30 DAX companies, almost half of the companies have so far paid their employees a corona bonus. Employees from Adidas, Beiersdorf, Daimler, Deutsche Börse, Deutsche Post, Deutsche Wohnen, Deutsche Telekom, Heidelberg Cement, Infineon, Merck, Siemens and Vonovia received the bonus. (AFP)
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