The German Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt) provided updates about the CRS XML Schema (Version 2.0)
On September 11, 2019 the #BZSt in the attached Infobrief (in German) notified that the implementation of the #CRS #XML Schema Version 2.0 and their local adaptions is postponed to February 01, 2021 (January 01, 2021).
As of February 01, 2021 CRS tax filing (for new returns and corrections to earlier provided returns) shall be transmitted using the CRS XML Schema Version 2.0.
Data transmitted using the existing CRS XML Schema Version 1.0 will only be accepted by BZSt until January 8, 2021.
Due to conversion work, BZSt advises not to transmit any data between January 08 and January 31, 2021.