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Key Tax Dates and Deadlines for Germany 2024

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The tax year in Germany is the same as the calendar year. Returns are filed for each calendar year and reflect the financial statements for the business year ending in that calendar year.

Assessments are issued once the tax office has reviewed the return. See below some key tax dates and deadlines to be aware of!

Key Tax Dates and Deadlines for Germany 2024

Key Tax Dates and Deadlines

 

1 January 2024

Start of the tax year

 

10 January 2024

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10 February 2024

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28 February 2024

Deadline for the German employer to issue your Annual Payment Document (Lohnsteuerbescheinigung), and report the data to the tax office. 

 

10 March 2024

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11 April 2024

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10 May 2024

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10 June 2024

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10 July 2024

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1 August 2024

Deadline to submit your tax return when you are obligated to file.

 

10 August 2024

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12 September 2024

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10 October 2024

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10 November 2024

VAT monthly payment

 

12 December 2024

VAT monthly payment

 

31 December 2024

Deadline for submitting 2018 Income tax return for people, who are not obligated to file.

 

28 February 2024

Income tax return deadline extension for people filing with a professional tax preparer like Taxback.

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Kristina Valcheva - Digital content writer @ Taxback.com

Kristina is a digital content writer at Taxback.com. She has a strong interest in finance and technology, and her background is in media, journalism and sales.

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