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
Deductibility of US Pension Plans 22 Sep 2021
Speculation Tax when Selling Self-Used Home 07 Jul 2021
Father to Reimburse Child Benefits paid to Mother 02 Jun 2021
Loans Amongst Close Relatives 05 May 2021
Taxation of a Salary for an Employee active in the USA and Germany 07 Apr 2021
May Tax Offices Collect 6% Interest for Late Payments 24 Feb 2021
Deductibility of Self-Paid Health Costs as Insurance Costs 07 Jan 2021
Child Benefits During Vocational Training in spite of Continuous Illness 07 Jan 2021
Child Benefits for Kids in Home Country 02 Dec 2020
Income Accrual to Salary Conversion for Early Retirement 29 Sep 2020
May Tax Offices Collect 6% Interest for Late Payments 29 Sep 2020
Parental Benefits (Elterngeld) Reduces Private Deductibles 29 Oct 2019
Taxability of Compensation for Spanning Power Supply Line over one's Real Estate 13 Aug 2019
Own Costs for Company Car in Income Tax Return 07 Aug 2019
Non-Residents entitled to Child Benefits while receiving Domestic Income 07 Aug 2019