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
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
End of Child’s Professional Education for Child Benefits 15 Jul 2019
Missing Intention to Achieve Income When Employed 08 May 2019
Secondary Job as a Supernumerary is Tax-Free 08 May 2019
Taxation of a Salary for an Employee active in the USA and Germany 08 May 2019
May Tax Offices Collect 6% Interest for Late Payments 07 Mar 2019
Speculation Tax when Selling Self-Used Home 06 Mar 2019
Income Accrual to Salary Conversion for Early Retirement 06 Mar 2019
Invitation to a Luxurious Cruise Subject to Gifts Tax 04 Feb 2019
Deducting Home Study with Minor Professional Use 16 Jan 2019
Using "Green Exit" at Airports While Carrying Items Subject to Duty 15 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