There are not just the listed tax cases, but also other specific situations. We try to cover as many of them as possible and explain the characteristics for unemployed persons, civil servants, soldiers and other groups.
Sonderausgaben or ‘special expenses’ consist of various costs in your private life, such as pension plans, education, or donations, which are tax-deductible. When correctly deducted, you can earn higher refunds. We show you how to save more money through Sonderausgaben.
The income tax certificate is more than a simple annual statement. It helps you with your tax return and shows what was deducted from your gross salary in the previous year. Here’s why you need to keep your income tax statement safe and secure.
Moving to a new city for your dream job? Or you’re expanding your family and need more room? Be it for professional, private, or health reasons, you can always claim relocation costs (Umzugskosten) in your tax return. Let’s look at the correct ways to go about it.
As you can tell from the German term ‘mini-job’, it’s a type of employment that entails a small wage. Nevertheless, it can have implications for your tax situation and your German tax return. Here’s how mini-jobs affect your tax returns.