Income tax and church tax

Who pays income tax? Employers deduct income tax directly from their employees’ salaries and pass it on to the tax office. The amount paid is calculated based on taxable income. Church tax is a tax collected by religious communities from their members. The amount paid is based on the amount of income tax paid.


Collect church tax

If you are a member of a Protestant state church or the Roman Catholic Church and you reside in or habitual residence in Thuringia, then you are subject to church tax.

Determine income tax

Income tax is a tax levied on the income of natural persons.

Tax forms

The taxation procedure requires different forms for tax returns, tax declarations or applications and certificates, depending on the individual tax types. The Thuringian tax...

Tax office

The 12 tax offices of the Free State of Thuringia are responsible for assessing and collecting taxes, with the exception of municipal taxes. As state tax authorities at the...

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