The 6 tax classes in Germany: which one is yours?
February 15, 2023
|Tax Class||Members||Basic Allowances|
|I||SingleEmployees whose spouse lives abroadEmployees who live permanently separated from each otherLimited income taxpayers||€9,168|
|II||Single parent earning more than 450 € per month||€9,168 (additional relief amount of €1,272)|
|III||Married couples with one partner in tax class V||€18.336|
|IV||Married couples (single assessment)||€9.168|
|V||Married couples with one partner in tax class III||€0|
|VI||Employees with a second or third job||€0|
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Tom has worked in Melbourne as a film critic and freelance writer. In Berlin, he was a content creator for German fintech Penta and is now at Qonto. His goal is to demystify technical jargon.
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