Tax Tips

Deducting telephone and internet costs from your taxes (Telefon- und Internetkosten)

Deducting telephone and internet costs from your taxes (Telefon- und Internetkosten)

Renting and Leasing: An Overview of Deductible Costs

Renting and Leasing: An Overview of Deductible Costs

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

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

How can maintenance payments be deducted from your taxes? (Unterhaltszahlungen)

How can maintenance payments be deducted from your taxes? (Unterhaltszahlungen)

Deadline extension (Fristverlängerung): When time is breathing down the back of your neck

Deadline extension (Fristverlängerung): When time is breathing down the back of your neck

How do I deduct my moving costs from my taxes? (Umzugskosten)

How do I deduct my moving costs from my taxes? (Umzugskosten)

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)

Who has to pay business tax and when is it due? (Gewerbesteuer)

Who has to pay business tax and when is it due? (Gewerbesteuer)

How tax classes affect taxes (Zusammenveranlagung vs. Einzelveranlagung)

How tax classes affect taxes (Zusammenveranlagung vs. Einzelveranlagung)

Do social benefits have to be stated in the tax return? (Sozialersatzleistungen - Hartz IV, ALG I, ALG II)

Do social benefits have to be stated in the tax return? (Sozialersatzleistungen - Hartz IV, ALG I, ALG II)

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

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

Deducting exceptional taxes (Außergewöhnliche Belastungen)

Deducting exceptional taxes (Außergewöhnliche Belastungen)

What is a voluntary health insurance? (Freiwillige Krankenversicherung)

What is a voluntary health insurance? (Freiwillige Krankenversicherung)

Specifying medical expenses in your tax return (Krankheitskosten)

Specifying medical expenses in your tax return (Krankheitskosten)

Tax return: You shouldn't miss these deadlines (Abgabefrist)

Tax return: You shouldn't miss these deadlines (Abgabefrist)

Deduct household services from your taxes (Haushaltsnahe Dienstleistungen)

Deduct household services from your taxes (Haushaltsnahe Dienstleistungen)

Submitting voluntary tax return - is it worth it? (Freiwillige Steuererklärung)

Submitting voluntary tax return - is it worth it? (Freiwillige Steuererklärung)

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)

What are the reasons for a back payment? (Steuernachzahlung)

What are the reasons for a back payment? (Steuernachzahlung)

How to Retrieve Travel Expenses from your Tax Bill (Entfernungspauschale)

How to Retrieve Travel Expenses from your Tax Bill (Entfernungspauschale)

These are all the tax return forms (Steuerformulare)

These are all the tax return forms (Steuerformulare)

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

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

Submitting your taxes as a small company - this is how it works (Kleinunternehmer)

Submitting your taxes as a small company - this is how it works (Kleinunternehmer)

The tax declaration for employees - deductible costs at a glance (Absetzbare Kosten)

The tax declaration for employees - deductible costs at a glance (Absetzbare Kosten)

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)

These are the most important flat-rates (Pauschalen in der Steuererklärung)

These are the most important flat-rates (Pauschalen in der Steuererklärung)

Everything you ever wanted to know about part-time employment (Geringfügige Beschäftigung)

Everything you ever wanted to know about part-time employment (Geringfügige Beschäftigung)

What is a proviso safeguarding progression (Progressionsvorbehalt)?

What is a proviso safeguarding progression (Progressionsvorbehalt)?

This is how you apply for a tax number (Steuernummer)

This is how you apply for a tax number (Steuernummer)

What is actually a tax declaration?

What is actually a tax declaration?