Stand With German Justice Minister -- Support Equal Tax Treatment for Same-Sex Couples!

  • By: Brittany E.G.
  • Target: German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble

German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger has written a letter to Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble asking him to give registered gay couples a tax break, by changing the law so that registered same-sex partnerships have the same tax treatment as married, straight couples. 

There are around 23,000 same-sex partnerships registered in Germany, and their unequal tax status costs them around $37 million more than heterosexual married couples.

Please stand with German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger and support equal tax treatment for same-sex couples! 

Dear Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble,


I am writing to you today concerning the tax status for same-sex couples in registered partnerships in Germany. Right now, they do not have equal tax status, which costs them around $37 million more than heterosexual married couples.


Please give these couples a tax break in the form of equal tax status.


Thank you for your time. 

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