Tax Tips

Clarify Tax Matters with an Informal Request (Formloser Antrag)

Clarify Tax Matters with an Informal Request (Formloser Antrag)

When is it the right time to change tax classes? (Steuerklassenwechsel)

When is it the right time to change tax classes? (Steuerklassenwechsel)

Check if you can get Child Benefit (Kindergeldanspruch)

Check if you can get Child Benefit (Kindergeldanspruch)

Deduct Your Work Clothes? (Arbeitskleidung)

Deduct Your Work Clothes? (Arbeitskleidung)

Midijob: Increasing the income-related sliding pay-scale to 1,300 Euros from 2019

Midijob: Increasing the income-related sliding pay-scale to 1,300 Euros from 2019

What Does "Von der Steuer absetzen" Actually Mean?

What Does "Von der Steuer absetzen" Actually Mean?

Capital Accumulation Benefits in Tax Returns (vermögenswirksame Leistungen)

Capital Accumulation Benefits in Tax Returns (vermögenswirksame Leistungen)

The reasons why not everyone benefits from a tax refund (Steuererstattung)

The reasons why not everyone benefits from a tax refund (Steuererstattung)

Do your own 2019 tax declaration - fast, online and personal

Do your own 2019 tax declaration - fast, online and personal

Non-deductible costs: Not everything can be claimed on your tax return!

Non-deductible costs: Not everything can be claimed on your tax return!

Get Refunded with the Input Tax Deduction (Vorsteuerabzug)

Get Refunded with the Input Tax Deduction (Vorsteuerabzug)

What should I do if there are errors on my tax notice? (fehlerhafter Steuerbescheid)

What should I do if there are errors on my tax notice? (fehlerhafter Steuerbescheid)

Can the costs of naturalization be deducted for tax purposes? (Einbürgerung)

Can the costs of naturalization be deducted for tax purposes? (Einbürgerung)

What the Employee Lump Sum Is All About (Arbeitnehmerpauschbetrag)

What the Employee Lump Sum Is All About (Arbeitnehmerpauschbetrag)

All you need to know about adding your pension insurance to your income tax returns

All you need to know about adding your pension insurance to your income tax returns

These Insurance Policies Are Tax-Advantaged (steuerbegünstige Versicherungen)

These Insurance Policies Are Tax-Advantaged (steuerbegünstige Versicherungen)

How Is My Taxable Income Calculated?

How Is My Taxable Income Calculated?

Everything worth knowing about social insurance (Sozialversicherung)

Everything worth knowing about social insurance (Sozialversicherung)

Read Tax Notice Correctly (Steuerbescheid richtig lesen)

Read Tax Notice Correctly (Steuerbescheid richtig lesen)

How Are Traders Taxed? (Besteuerung Gewerbetreibende)

How Are Traders Taxed? (Besteuerung Gewerbetreibende)

How to submit backdated tax returns (Steuererklärung rückwirkend abgeben)

How to submit backdated tax returns (Steuererklärung rückwirkend abgeben)

What can self-employed and freelancers deduct from their taxes?

What can self-employed and freelancers deduct from their taxes?

Tax Return: Renting out your flat temporarily (Zwischenmiete)

Tax Return: Renting out your flat temporarily (Zwischenmiete)

What's up with the long-term care lump sum (Pflegepauschbetrag)

What's up with the long-term care lump sum (Pflegepauschbetrag)

Foreign income: How is this taxed in Germany? (Ausländische Einkünfte)

Foreign income: How is this taxed in Germany? (Ausländische Einkünfte)

Tax Advisor vs. Online Tax Return

Tax Advisor vs. Online Tax Return

Switching tax brackets for married couples (Steuerklassenwechsel)

Switching tax brackets for married couples (Steuerklassenwechsel)

Who has to file a VAT reurn? (Umsatzsteuervoranmeldung)

Who has to file a VAT reurn? (Umsatzsteuervoranmeldung)

Operating expenses in the tax return (Betriebsausgaben)

Operating expenses in the tax return (Betriebsausgaben)

Retention periods for tax documentation (Aufbewahrungsfrist Steuererklärung)

Retention periods for tax documentation (Aufbewahrungsfrist Steuererklärung)

How does volunteering affect your tax return? (Ehrenamt)

How does volunteering affect your tax return? (Ehrenamt)

Deductible Expenses in Your Tax Return (Abschreibungen)

Deductible Expenses in Your Tax Return (Abschreibungen)

Providing proof for your tax declaration: Which documents do I need to keep? (Nachweispflicht)

Providing proof for your tax declaration: Which documents do I need to keep? (Nachweispflicht)

How tax classes affect taxes (Zusammenveranlagung vs. Einzelveranlagung)

How tax classes affect taxes (Zusammenveranlagung vs. Einzelveranlagung)

Tax assessment notice: The big wait begins (Wartezeit Steuerbescheid)

Tax assessment notice: The big wait begins (Wartezeit Steuerbescheid)

How to Deduct Extraordinary Expenses (Außergewöhnliche Belastungen)

How to Deduct Extraordinary Expenses (Außergewöhnliche Belastungen)

What is a voluntary health insurance? (Freiwillige Krankenversicherung)

What is a voluntary health insurance? (Freiwillige Krankenversicherung)

Claim Medical Expenses on your Tax Return (Krankheitskosten)

Claim Medical Expenses on your Tax Return (Krankheitskosten)

Your tax return: Don't miss these deadlines (Abgabefrist)

Your tax return: Don't miss these deadlines (Abgabefrist)

What's up with the parental allowance? (Elterngeld)

What's up with the parental allowance? (Elterngeld)

How Are Minijobs Taxed? (Besteuerung Minijobs)

How Are Minijobs Taxed? (Besteuerung Minijobs)

These are all the tax return forms (Steuerformulare)

These are all the tax return forms (Steuerformulare)

Deduct work materials as income-related expenses from your taxes (Arbeitsmittel)

Deduct work materials as income-related expenses from your taxes (Arbeitsmittel)

Child allowance and Child tax exemptions (Kinderfreibetrag und Kindergeld)

Child allowance and Child tax exemptions (Kinderfreibetrag und Kindergeld)

What is considered maintenance of two households? (Doppelte Haushaltsführung)

What is considered maintenance of two households? (Doppelte Haushaltsführung)

These are the tax brackets in Germany (Steuerklassen)

These are the tax brackets in Germany (Steuerklassen)

Everything you ever wanted to know about marginal employment (Geringfügige Beschäftigung)

Everything you ever wanted to know about marginal employment (Geringfügige Beschäftigung)

What is a proviso safeguarding progression (Progressionsvorbehalt)?

What is a proviso safeguarding progression (Progressionsvorbehalt)?