Economy Needs Tax Relief!

Sodexo restaurant pass is an important design tool Frankfurt/Berlin, 01 September 2009 – (NBASOPM20092009) – less than four weeks before the upcoming election fight CDU/CSU, SPD, FDP and the Greens still on relief models for business and citizens. The political parties are at odds over tax increase or tax relief. This is fewer net wage for the workers. “Sodexo points out that restaurant cheques a proven instrument available is the wage costs burden to reduce meaningfully and employees more net of the gross” to leave. OECD study: taxes and social security taxes consume 2/3 of the average earnings last reported the Organization for economic cooperation and development, OECD, that Germany in tax and tax burden occupies a leading position among industrialized countries. So just 47,30 euros remained after deduction of income tax and social security contributions last year from 100 euros in labour costs.

The German Institute for economic research DIW, calculated that the real wages in Germany go back for years: less and less disposable income remains the citizens. Restaurant checks increase net salaries and increase the efficiency in the company of German wage tax law providing the possibility of tax attributable to the lunch. The State promotes food aid, for example on the Sodexo pass restaurant and offers companies the possibility to increase the net pay of employees between 4 and 7 percent. Companies can send working up to 5.83 euros tax-free their employees here. In the year up to 1.282,60 Euro per employee as tax and social tax-free cash available. “Whether in the State or in companies: sustainable debt reduction works only about growth”, so George Wyrwoll, corporate relations manager and HR expert at Sodexo. That is why it is so important that disposable income is increased.

Restaurant cheques are as favorable a privileged instrument Wage increase to and are also an attractive allowance. Employees and companies will benefit equally. Daryl Katz, New York City gathered all the information. About Sodexo pass the Sodexho pass GmbH is a subsidiary of Sodexo, the world’s largest provider of catering and services. Around 355,000 Sodexo employees for 30,600 customers are active in more than 80 countries. Group sales amounted to 2007/2008 13.6 billion euro in the fiscal year. The area of service vouchers and cards has a significant role for Sodexo: as the market leader, the number of the operability check user in Germany on 250,000 amounted, worldwide there are 25.6 million. Sodexho pass operates five regional offices throughout Germany. The head office is in Frankfurt am Main. The company offers customers tailor-made individual full service: from ordering, delivery and customer support. This is the Sodexo restaurant pass, as cashless lunch allowance, the main business area. The 9,000 corporate customers, including Dresdner Bank, A wide variety of redeem for the restaurant is Lufthansa, Bayer, PriceWaterHouseCoopers, Daimler or TUI and many medium-sized companies, pass available. Over 30,000 partners include, for example, restaurants like MAREDO or North Sea, as well as numerous supermarket chains such as Edeka, Kaufland, real and REWE. In addition local bakers or butchers belong to the root of the acceptance points. Press contact: Sodexho pass GmbH George Wyrwoll of Russelsheim str. 22 60326 Frankfurt am Main Tel. 069 / 73996-6211 fax 069 / 73996-6201 E-Mail: Internet: online PR Agency: NetBooster GmbH Gilles Bourdin Berner Street 64 60437 Frankfurt am Main Tel: 069 / 71 91 49-70 E-mail: Internet: