Private Tax News

Interesting cases on tax topics when employed, receiving child benefits, or for other non-commercial reasons from your income tax bill. This category also covers taxes for earnings upon interest. You will also find cases discussing what (or not) you can deduct when employed or for other non-commercial reasons.

Germans call "child benefits" Kindergeld". Since the rules for child benefits is published in EStG, the cases have been organized in this category. Though these benefits are grants, they are regulated in the income tax code.

Title Date
Using "Green Exit" at Airports While Carrying Items Subject to Duty 06 Dec 2018
End of Child’s Professional Education for Child Benefits 03 Dec 2018
Loans Amongst Close Relatives 04 Oct 2018
Parental Benefits (Elterngeld) Reduces Private Deductibles 04 Oct 2018
Home Office – Which Spouse can Deduct? 04 Oct 2018
Deductibility of Self-Paid Health Costs as Insurance Costs 04 Oct 2018
Primer on how to Deduct Costs for a Home Office 04 Oct 2018
Strict Requirements to Have your Finanzamt Co-Finance your Offspring's Studies 16 Sep 2018
Deduction of School Costs as Extraordinary Expenses 16 Sep 2018
Are Sick Payments for Housekeepers Subject to Progression in Taxation? 16 Sep 2018
Deducting the Same Costs Twice 16 Sep 2018
Taxation of a Salary for an Employee active in the USA and Germany 16 Sep 2018
Secondary Job as a Supernumerary is Tax-Free 16 Sep 2018
Missing Intention to Achieve Income When Employed 16 Sep 2018
Own Costs for Company Car in Income Tax Return 16 Sep 2018