Reuters: German schnitzel-maker runs into problems with tax authorities


Above-average-sized schnitzel servings are at the center of a controversy in Germany.

Restaurant-operater Gerhard Kaltscheuer says the giant schnitzels he makes are “popular in the town of Hammerbruecke and he sells about 70 dishes per day. He said tax officials told him they believe he sells 200 portions daily based on the amount of raw material he purchases,” reports the Reuters news service.

“Kaltscheuer said he is protesting a demand from the tax authorities to pay more tax based on a higher number of food sales.

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