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Personal Income Tax Rate in Germany

Tax Rate For Individuals in Germany

Indicator Data Period
Personal Income Tax Rate 45 % 2021


Latest data on Personal Income Tax Rate (%)

Personal Income Tax Rate
                     Germany - Historical Data (%)

What is personal tax rate in Germany?

  • Personal Income Tax Rate in Germany remained unchanged at 45 % in 2021. The maximum rate was 57 % and minimum was 42 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Federal Central Tax Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
45 2021 25.05.2021
45 2020 20.02.2020
45 2019 26.06.2019
47.5 2018 12.02.2018
47.5 2016 11.08.2017
47.5 2015 31.12.2015
47.5 2014 31.12.2014
47.5 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by chancellors (%)

Personal Income Tax Rate in Germany by chancellors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Angela Merkel 22.11.2005 - 44.3000 47.5000 47.5000 44.3000 7.22%
Gerhard Schröder 27.10.1998 - 22.11.2005 55.9000 47.5000 55.9000 47.5000 -15.03%
Helmut Kohl 01.10.1982 - 27.10.1998 57.0000 57.0000 57.0000 57.0000 0.00%

Other taxes in Germany

Index Updated Actual Previous
Corporate Tax Rate 2022 30 % 30
Sales Tax Rate 2021 19 % 16
Social Security Rate 2021 40.21 % 40.01

Personal Income Tax Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2021 55 % 55
Ireland 2021 48 % 48
Luxembourg 2021 45.78 % 45.78
Spain 2021 47 % 45
Iceland 2021 46.25 % 46.24
Norway 2021 38.2 % 38.2
Belarus 2022 13 % 13
Belgium 2021 50 % 50
Bulgaria 2021 10 % 10
Croatia 2021 30 % 36
Cyprus 2021 35 % 35
Czech Republic 2021 23 % 22
Denmark 2021 55.9 % 55.9
Estonia 2021 20 % 20
Euro Area 2022 42.9 % 43
European Union 2021 37.8 % 36.9
Finland 2021 56.95 % 56.95
France 2021 45 % 45
Germany 2021 45 % 45
Greece 2021 44 % 44
Hungary 2021 15 % 15
Italy 2021 43 % 43
Latvia 2021 31 % 31.4
Lithuania 2021 20 % 20
Macedonia 2021 10 % 10
Malta 2021 35 % 35
Moldova 2021 12 % 12
Montenegro 2021 9 % 9
Netherlands 2021 49.5 % 49.5
Poland 2021 32 % 32
Portugal 2021 48 % 48
Romania 2021 10 % 10
Russia 2022 13 % 13
Serbia 2021 10 % 10
Slovakia 2021 25 % 25
Slovenia 2021 50 % 50
Sweden 2021 52.9 % 32.3
Switzerland 2021 40 % 40
Turkey 2022 40 % 40
Ukraine 2021 18 % 18
United Kingdom 2021 45 % 45
Liechtenstein 2021 22.4 % 22.4
Albania 2021 23 % 23
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2021 10 % 10
Kosovo 2021 10 % 10