0527 GMT September 24, 2022
The package will raise base tax-free allowance as well as bring up the level from which the top income tax rate of 42 percent will apply, AFP reported.
Families will also benefit from higher tax exemptions for dependent children.
Inflation in Germany reached 7.5 percent in July, fractionally lower than the 7.6 percent recorded in June, fuelled mainly by soaring energy prices.
Lindner said his plan is aimed primarily at fighting the problem of employees who find themselves with a higher tax burden because they have received a pay increase to combat inflation.
As a result, the gain the workers have received is wiped out essentially by the higher taxes due.
The phenomenon, called "cold progression", also typically hits lower incomes harder.
Lindner said 48 million Germans would be facing higher taxes from January 2023 if no relief was offered.
"For the state to benefit at a time when daily life is becoming more expensive... that is not fair and also dangerous for economic development," said Lindner.