Date is end of may, and some pushes them on the backburner of the tax return. Why unnecessarily give away money? Just under half of the taxpayers get back money from the State through the tax return Bonn, close 2010. About half of Germans, for the most part employed, confront the complex German tax law and take advantage of their chance at redemption. 27 per cent do so still by hand, ten per cent access to time-saving tax software and good any third party trusted his accountants. As a reward a pleasing amount of the State reaps about half. This was the result of a survey of the market research firm of forsa society for social research and statistical analysis on behalf of Softwareload, the download portal of Deutsche Telekom.
Tax return for 2008 and the forecast for 2009 more than half, exactly 60 percent of those polled, 2009 issued a tax return for 2008. Including the professionals with 76 percent contributed the largest share; most active filled the 45 up 59-year old the forms out. With 10 percent difference, more men than women to submit the tax return and get your money back. The difference between West and East is narrow seven percent advantage for the western part of the country. Almost half of those who have submitted a tax return, reveled in repayments: received up to 500 euro, seven percent of which even bulging over 1,500 euro amounts.
This year it looks like with an upward trend: more than 60 percent of Germans would not waive the money, which is available to them by the State, and again the proportion of workers with four-fifths will be the largest by far. By hand, program or advice? About every second even cared for his tax return. Of ten percent on tax software trust, well, half filled their documents by hand and the rest, 14 percent, took advantage of the ELSTER form.