Snapshot - The tax official | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 16.06.2010
  1. Inhalt
  2. Navigation
  3. Weitere Inhalte
  4. Metanavigation
  5. Suche
  6. Choose from 30 Languages


Snapshot - The tax official

We asked Birgit Winterscheidt to answer a set of questions about her favorite food, pastimes and routines.

Birgit Winterscheidt

Name: Birgit Winterscheidt

Age: 51

Place of Birth: Muelheim an der Ruhr

Family Status: Divorced

Children: 2 boys, 19 and 21

Job: Tax inspector

Education: Business school

How do I start the day? I read the paper, take a shower, get dressed and drive to work.

What's typically German? Football, beer, TV

Do I have any typical character traits? No football, beer or TV

My biggest strength is:
I'm reliable, upstanding, consistent and honest

My biggest weakness is:
Smoking and not always being consistent with my children

What do I do in my spare time? I go hiking, visit cities, go on holiday, dance

My favorite food: Fruitcake

What music do I listen to? Techno or upbeat music

What would I like more time for? Everything

How do I feel about the future? Retiring at 67…

My philosophy is…to look ahead

Author: Miao Tian(jp)
Editor: Rina Goldenberg