Wiesbaden / Schwerin (dpa / mv) – The continued strong economy can bubble vigorously taxes in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. But the increase in own revenue ensures that the allocations from the state fiscal equalization be lower than planned. As a spokesman for the Treasury said in Schwerin on Wednesday, so were the total income of the country for six months by about 30 million euros behind the budget plans back.
For the full year 2016, the state government had estimated record revenues of 7.8 billion euros in budget and expenditure recognized as high. Despite the negative balance at mid-year, the government assume that the “black zero” is not for this financial year at risk, it said.
Mecklenburg- Vorpommern has made no new debt since of 2006. The year 2015 closed the country with a surplus of 220 million euros. Since the tax revenue of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in the past year more rose than in other states, had to repay 155 million euros in the fiscal equalization the country. The’m now in the budget 2016 noticeable, it said.
The Federal Statistical Office reported in Wiesbaden on Wednesday, the German government in the first half of 2016 achieved rich surplus. Federal, state and local government and social security funds took the bottom line, according to preliminary calculations 18.5 billion euros more than they spent a. In terms of total economic output, the increase was 1.2 percent. As reasons the stable economy, the good situation on the labor market and the low interest rate policy of the European Central Bank (ECB) have been mentioned.
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