Glossary of Tax Terms

It's easy to get overwhelmed when confronted with filing your tax return. Nobody likes dealing with tons of paperwork and confusing bureaucratic terms. In reality, it's easier than most people think - and we're here to help!

Those who file voluntarily typically benefit the most from filing their taxes. In fact, most receive a tax refund of €1,027 euros on average, and if they don't file, this refund is kept by the tax office (Finanzamt)!

We've made a glossary of all important tax terms to help you navigate the tricky technical jargon. From work equipment (Arbeitsmittel) to inheritance tax (Erbschaftsteuer) - all your questions will be answered here.