Child benefit (Kindergeld), child allowance (Kinderfreibetrag), or alimony (Unterhalt) – as a parent, you have plenty of ways to save money from taxes. Find information on deductible costs – including tips for single parents.
Your tax return may bring you more than just a refund. Tax returns that are under review and not yet finalised can lead to charges or ‘profits’ through interest. A new ruling has changed the interest situation.
Many people avoid filing taxes. The reasons are numerous: Dealing with tax receipts is no fun. Tax forms are complicated. Tax returns are time-consuming and soul-crushing. It’s a pity. An estimated 500 million Euros of hard-earned money are retained by the tax authorities every year, thanks to the fear of filing taxes.
What happens to your tax situations when your children become adults? Be it child benefit, first vocational training, or voluntary military service — there are plenty of changes to track. In this article, we have all the essential information about tax-filing when your children are all grown up.
If you’re a mandatory filer, you can submit your tax return retrospectively—up to four years later. For example, if you have not yet submitted your tax return, now is your chance! Here’s how to do file retroactively without missing the deadline.