The state wants to challenge families – and therefore reduce their tax burden. But what does that mean in concrete terms? Which costs can employees and parents deduct – and which not??
First, each parent will receive a child allowance of 3678 euros for 2017, explains uwe rauhoft from the federal association of income tax assistance associations (BVL). This amount is composed of the basic allowance and the allowance for care and education. Together, parents do not have to pay tax on 7356 euros of their annual income.