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
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
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