Enforcement of tax debts

Service Description

The tax authority is required by law not only to assess taxes evenly, but also to collect them evenly. Therefore, if formally established claims of the tax authority are not voluntarily satisfied, the tax authority makes use of sovereign means of power.

Enforcement Requirements:

  • It must be an enforceable administrative act.
  • The payment must be due.
  • In principle, there must be an obligation to perform.
  • The order to perform must have been announced.
  • A grace period of one week must have elapsed since the announcement.

Enforcement measures:

Execution of

  • movable property and securities,
  • monetary and other claims and property rights,
  • immovable property,
  • the entire property (insolvency proceedings).

Several enforcement measures can usually be taken together.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Finanzamt Erfurt

August-Röbling-Straße 10
99091 Erfurt
0361 573615-000
0361 573615-800
Opening times

Our service center will be permanently closed. During our service hours, we will answer inquiries about your specific tax case by telephone:

0361 57 3615-900

Service hours

Monday 08.00 - 12.00 h and 13.00 - 15.00 h

Tuesday 08.00 - 12.00 h and 13.00 - 15.00 h

Wednesday 08.00 - 12.00

Thursday 08.00 - 12.00 and 13.00 - 18.00

Friday 08.00 - 12.00

If a matter cannot be resolved by telephone, you still have the option of making a personal appointment with the person responsible.


Building access

Further Authorities

Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Stadtverwaltung - Vollstreckung
Visiting address
Fischmarkt 1
99084 Erfurt
0361 655-1235
0361 655-1209