Is compensation for damages tax-free?

Household management damage, mobbing damage and maintenance: When benefits are tax-free – something often overlooked by consultants.   Anyone who is reduced in earning capacity as a result of a third-party-induced damage to health receives compensation for this, which is taxable as it replaces earned income. However, for the reduced ability to carry out unpaid […]

When does compensation have to be taxed?

Anyone who is reduced in earning capacity as a result of damage to his or her health through the fault of others receives compensation for this, which is taxable as it replaces earned income. On the other hand, for the reduced ability to carry out unpaid household work, he receives a tax-exempt loss of budget […]

Why private basic pensions often lead to losses for policyholders

A marketing expert remarked: “The best marketing agency is in Berlin – that is, the government”. First came the Riester pension with subsidised allowances, then the increasingly tax-deductible basic pension – also known as the Rürup pension. One financial services provider said: “The shift from state to private retirement provision is a growth market for […]

Overview: These services are tax free

Wage tax and social security are at least as complicated as the taxation of the Mittelstands-GmbH. This is usually in the hands of tax clerks, who bear responsibility but are not allowed to advise alone. Up to more than 50 possibilities for tax-free or only flat-rate taxable benefits from the employer to his employees therefore […]