Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz is responsible for all aspects of German fiscal and tax policy and determines the broad outline of budgetary policy. In performing these functions, he is supported by two parliamentary state secretaries and four permanent state secretaries.
The Federal Revenue Administration in the narrow sense encompasses the Federal Ministry of Finance as the supreme federal authority, as well as a number of other authorities and agencies.
The Ministry is comprised of several directorates-general responsible for public finances, taxation, European fiscal policy as well as organisational matters, strategy and communication.
The visitors’ service welcomes groups who are interested in the ministry’s work. Visitors have the opportunity to talk directly to ministry staff and learn more about the ministry’s tasks, working methods and goals.