Online tax return: save time & money

Filing your tax return online is easier than ever with Taxfix. In less than thirty minutes on average, you can complete an accurate online tax return by answering simple questions.

Why use Taxfix?

Everybody’s tax filing situation is different – some people put it off, others never do it at all. There are those who file voluntarily and can afford it, and others who are obliged to file a tax return.

Regardless of which group you belong to, Taxfix helps you fill out your tax return through a series of simple questions, rather than complex forms. Filing taxes is no longer a daunting task. With our help, you can complete your annual return in less than half an hour on average.

In most cases, tax results are positive, meaning you can expect more money in your account.

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We have already recovered over 3 billion euros for our customers! Taxfix's mission is to enable financial participation for everyone.

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With Germany's most popular mobile tax app, you can do your tax return in no time.


Thanks to the API interface to ELSTER, your data will be securely transmitted to the tax office.


The consumer magazine Finanztip recommends Taxfix as tax software for a simple tax return.


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Don't forget the tax deadline!

With Taxfix, you can easily file your taxes before the deadline on September 2nd and get your refund.

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Online tax return: what you need to know

Deadlines for filing your tax return

The tax office is strict about deadlines, and they should be adhered. For the tax year 2023, the deadline is September 02, 2024.

If you file voluntarily, you have more time, but filing promptly makes things easier, as your income and expenses are still top of mind.

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How to file your tax return online.

No need to be afraid of filing taxes anymore! With this complete guide, we’ll show you how to do your tax in a completely new way with Taxfix.

Tips & procedures for your tax return

Compulsory or voluntary?

Find out who is required to file a tax return, and what to consider if you had short-time work or were unemployment in 2022. Remember – filing voluntarily is worth it in most cases!

Find out whether you have to file or not

Want the best tax refund you can get?

Find all the tips you need in our guide. Whether it's moving expenses, deductible special expenses, or how to get the most out of your income-related expenses, you'll find the answers here.

The Taxfix guide

Tax return 2024: everything you need to know

All the info on the 2023 tax return and which others you can file in 2024: deadlines, programmes & apps, compulsory filing, and changes to tax laws.

Here you can find information on the tax returns that you can currently file.

Tax return online with Taxfix vs. alternatives

In the table, you can compare what Taxfix offers compared to other tax return options.





Steuerberatung / Lohnsteuerhilfe

Official ELSTER interface

Without time-consuming registration


Easy to use through understandable questions

Further tips and instructions

Easy to use without prior tax knowledge

Automatic plausibility check

Calculation of your expected refund

Support for all tax cases

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Data synchronisation between app and computer

Fast, simple, correct: data retrieval from the tax office

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Have your taxes done by independent tax advisors - with the Expert Service

More information

Here, you'll find more along the comparison between Taxfix and other filing options:

- tax advisory

- tax return via app

- tax return via software


Taxes & financial freedom!

Taxfix promotes financial freedom for you. This is how you benefit: 1) data retrieval from the tax office for a fast and accurate tax return, 2) payment is only required when you file or complete your tax return 3) easy to understand questions when you file your yourself, or you can have your taxes done for you with Expert Service.

Juliane, tax expert at Taxfix​

Scan your income tax certificate, and you're done!

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Frequently asked questions

These are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers about tax return.
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Download the Taxfix app for free from the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store, or access our site in your web browser. At no extra cost, you can calculate your expected tax refund. Alternatively, you can use Taxfix Expert Service and have your tax return done for you by an independent tax advisor. Find the current prices for both services on the Taxfix costs page.

Your tax return is no longer a frustrating process that involves hundreds of open tabs and a stack of forms to fill out. Instead, with Taxfix, you can do your tax return from wherever you are via the app or in a web browser.

With Expert Service, you can now also have your taxes done for you. Simply upload a few documents and receive your tax return in a matter of days. All you have to do is check and approve it.

Are you looking for instructions for your tax return? We provide an easy-to-understand tax return completion guide for computer and app.

This article will provide help for completing your tax return.

This reduces the risk of incorrect entries and problems with the tax office - thanks to the automatic plausibility check!

Taxfix supports you with your document uploads. You can simply photograph or upload important documents via the app. Uploading documents via your web browser is also easy – find out how under How Taxfix works.

Yes! Taxfix supports all tax years that the tax office currently accepts - these are the last four tax years for voluntary returns.

If you want to file your tax returns in 2024, you can get all the information you need here:

We are always working towards supporting more tax cases. Currently, we offer online tax return services for the vast majority of employees and other groups, such as students and apprentices.

Find out who we do not yet support here.

If you file with Taxfix, it’s just as fast as filing yourself. However, the exact waiting period can vary.

In our article "When will I receive my money from the tax office", we answer this question in more detail.

Is your question not included yet? We have collected the most frequently asked questions and our answers in our FAQ.

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