Paying taxes is considered to be a civic duty, and yet we often hear people moan and groan about these regular deductions - all the more so since not all forms of taxation seem to make economic sense.
And sometimes, it's tax breaks offered to some that others view as a grave injustice, because they themselves do not get the same preferential deal. This page collates recent DW content on the topic.
Anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise here in Europe with the latest being reported in France+++Hungary reduces taxes for families with over 4 children to boost its declining population+++And a 75-year-old grandmother says exercise has given her a new lease of life.
Apple has agreed to pay ten years of back taxes to France. It's the latest US Company to strike a deal with France, which has led a push through the European Union for higher taxes on technology giants. Keith Walker speaks with DW business correspondent Andreas Becker, who begins with the amount of back tax Apple is paying.
French President Emmanuel Macron has promised a minimum wage increase and tax concessions in a televised response to weeks of anti-government street protests. Political opponents have called the response insufficient.
French President Emmanuel Macron has tried to appease the "yellow vest" protests that have erupted over fuel tax hikes. He said he understood protestors' concerns and promised a three month consultation with people on environmental challenges and a mechanism for reining in fuel tax rises when the price of crude oil spikes… but said the new taxes would go ahead as planned. John Laurenson reports.