Austria hosts about more than one million of foreigners working in various sectors. As the economy changes, the job demand differs as well, but still, tourism sector is the most requested area in order to find an easy and seasonal job. Quite a lot, unfortunately, don’t know anything about income tax and tax refund. So what to do if you want to work in Austria and comply with the Austrian regulations? Read article
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a new tax bill voted into law in the United States.Here is how it affects J1 Visa students working and travelling in the USA in 2018. Read article
So you live in Malta, but not just because of the sunny beaches and the astonishing waves? Well, if you are also a worker there, employed or self-employed, we have good news for you! Read article
Nowadays there are many jobs that can be done on cruise ships or cargo ships. You could cover different types of job, ranging from bars to sales, restaurants, entertainment, fitness, and many others. Instead workers on cargo ships are employed in the boarding operations, security, travel, storage and others. Read article
How do family policies change through Europe? Who is entitled to them and for how long? Find out which countries are the best parental leave payers. Here we compare Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Iceland, Belgium and Norway in a comprehensive overview of what local rules are and how they differ in our elderly dear Europe. Read article
Lots are moving to Spain for a year or two to work and travel, enjoying the country. But what happens when it’s time for a tax return? Here some helpful tips about Spanish fiscal system! Read article
Most of those who work or study in Norway omit to claim their deductions to the Norwegian tax administration. Keep your eyes on your Selvangivelse form before it is too late! Here are some tips for you, dear expat! Read article
If you were there as a student or with a working holiday visa, hurry up to get your overpaid tax back! New Zealand tax year ended up on the 31st of March. From now until the 7th of July, be ready to apply for your tax refund! Read article
Every employee has already received his PAYE-P60 for 2017. In this document, you will find the summary of your earnings and the tax you paid last year. Unfortunately, many expats forget to claim their allowances before they apply for a tax refund. Find out what allowance you are entitled to and how you can apply for it! Read article
The tax year in the UK is finished on 5th April 2018. Starting from this date, you will receive your P60, a document that resumes your British income. It also lists the amount of tax your employer deducted from your salary for the whole tax year. Read article
In Canada fiscal year ends up at the end of December (01/01-31/12).The deadline for file your tax return, and so your tax refund, is before April 30. Read article
Every year many expats don’t apply for their tax refund as they simply don’t know it is possible! Here we explain how to refund your taxes. Read article
Here you can find easy guidelines about allowances and rights in the Netherlands for those who works there for a limited period or just arrived. Read article
Your tax return and your tax refund may change.
Last year Luxembourg modified fiscal law bringing in many adjustments; primarily rising the ceiling applicable for certain deduction and adding new deductibles. Rules for non-resident married couples were changed as well.
But how may Luxembourg fiscal reform affect your next tax return? What are the relating implications your tax refund claim? Read article
Lots of foreigners work nowadays in the Czech Republic and many of them don’t know that it is possible to get back their overpaid taxes. You may be one of them. Read article
Foreigners that work and pay taxes in Belgium are entitled to a certain allowance, as well as they can be entitled to apply for a tax refund. Read article
For those who work in Germany, every fiscal year ends up with your LBS. Moreover, every employer is legally obliged to issue it to every employee. Read article
Child benefit in Austria is one of the best child allowance in Europe. It can be granted by the State, by the Region and/or by the city you live in. The best thing to do is to find out what are the conditions you must meet to apply. Read article
What is a Sufinummer, a Burgerservicenummer and a DigiD? Those who work in the Netherlands still can have some doubts about them. Here we explain what they are for and how you can apply for them Read article
Every year a huge number of students askfor a permit to go to the USA. Most of them opt for a J1 visa. Last year forexample about 90.000 were accepted to work in USA with a J1.Read article
Germany announced changes in payments of child benefits for all employees having kids applicable as of January 2018. All applicants who apply for child benefits later than 1st January will receive the benefits only for 6 months back as opposed to current 4 years. For example, if you apply in January 2018 you will receive benefits for your kid(s) from June 2017.Read article
If you pay your taxes in Austria for at least 183 days, you are entitled to ask for a child allowance. You can apply for your children, stepchildren, foster children, adopted children, and even grandchildren. In fact, if a grandparent provides the child his or her principal support, or better, they live under the same roof, he or her is also entitled to ask for the child benefit.
In case of unemployment or in case of particular kind of jobs which don’t require a compulsory insurance, you can also apply for another allowance in addition to Kinderbetreuungsgeld, the “flat-rate childcare allowance”. This kind of support includes categories like housekeepers, students or marginal employed who share their household with their children and who have their center of life in Austria.
Childcare allowance starts from 111 euros per month. If you apply for the Kinderbetreuungsgeld you can ask back up to 5 years before the date of request. There’s no limit to the number of children you can apply for. The more children you have, the more you get paid!The amount of family allowance varies according to the age of the child.
Family allowance according to the age of the child:
Age of the Child
3 years and over
10 years and over
19 years and over
Supplement for a child with a severe disability
Deadline for the application is the end of the year and you can apply up to 5 years back. For example, if you apply before the end of 2018 you will have your child care allowance back from 2013.Generally you receive your child benefit allowance 6 months after the date of request.
The office responsible for child care allowance is the local Finanzamt. In order to file your application, they will need your and your children identification documents, plus your Anmeldebescheinigung, your entitlement to family allowance and others documents. So, be prepared, it will take you a while to get all your documents.
Anyway, if you don’t have such patience, Dendax can file the request for you. Since 1999 we provides tax refund and childcare allowance claims making your life easier. It is fast and easy through our online system.
We offer you two types of service, depending on how much time you dispose:
Full service: we contact the responsible authorities to request the documents you need in order to apply for the child allowance (you only have to provide us your personal document like your ID, income revenues, etc)
Basic service: you provide us all the documents you need in order to apply, we prepare the request and we send it to the Austrian offices.We pre-calculate how much money should your children allowance be and it is completely FREE! Get here and find out how much you can have: nothing could be easier!