MIL-OSI Translation: Tax guide simplifies the tax return for pensioners


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Source: Federal Ministry of Finance Taxes

New online offer from the Federal Ministry of Finance

Today the Federal Ministry of Finance is launching a new online service that makes it easier for taxable pensioners to deal with their tax matters. With the tax pilot, taxable pensioners can obtain a simple, sustainable and digital tax return online. It was specially developed for the tax return of retirees and retirees without additional income. “Tax equity also means making the tax return easy for every taxpayer. This is exactly what we do with our new offer. The tax guide makes it easier for retirees to file their tax returns. So the matter goes in no time at all. Only the essential data is needed, everything is explained step by step in the new online offer. ”Parliamentary State Secretary Sarah RyglewskiThe tax guide was developed on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Finance. It is available to pensioners at and can be used from the tax assessment year 2020. In detail: The free service makes it easier for pensioners to submit their tax returns online without additional income Target group-specific help texts guide users through all the preparation and completion steps. Orientation aids and explanations help with questions or uncertainties. Thanks to an understandable letter-based procedure, users are identified. Users are guided through the tax return step by step. Only the essential data is requested. Internet access and a common browser are sufficient to start of the service. The project “Tax Pilot” specifically supports taxable pensioners who have to or want to submit an annual income tax return. The “tax guide” helps them to deal with their tax obligations more easily. For the simplified digital tax return for pensioners, the solution was geared towards real problems and needs. In addition to user-friendliness, the focus of the project was on introducing the form and providing assistance to users.


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