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Update - German Parliament Approves Further Deadline Extension for 2019 Tax Returns — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

On 12 February 2021, the German Federal Council (upper house of parliament - Bundesrat) approved an extension in the deadline for 2019 tax returns following approval in the German Federal Diet (lower house of parliament - Bundestag) on 28 January. The approved extension is in line with the extension announced earlier by the Ministry of Finance, providing that the deadline for the 2019 calendar year for tax returns prepared by tax advisors is extended up to 31 August 2021. The deadline was previously extended to 31 March 2021.