Schaeuble May Raise Tax on German Soldiers’ Pay, Bild Says

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble may raise taxes on soldiers’ pay, the Bild Zeitung reported, citing a Finance Ministry document.

Current tax rules exempt the pay of armed-service volunteers, the newspaper said.

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