Finance Minister Reinhold
displayed pridefully last week a grand
total of 674,000,000 marks of taxes
collected during July (about
To meet his conservatively
planned budget schedule, the Herr
Minister needed only 570,000,000
marks, found himself with a tidy
million surplus (about $240,000).
To continue reading:
Want the full story?
Get TIME the way you want it
Week Digital Pass — $4.99
Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS — $2.99
Year ALL ACCESS — Just $30! Best Deal!
Print Magazine + Digital Edition +
Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com
Learn more about the benefits of being
a TIME subscriber
If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!