Self-finance your studies with your tax returns in Germany!
If you are studying on our Full Stack Software Development Programme, you could claim back up to 100% of the total cost of paying for the course. The Finanzamt is the revenue and taxation authority in Germany. They recognise that training is an investment in your professional future and, therefore, will let you write off taxes or get a tax rebate on future earnings – it all depends on your situation when you file your tax return.
How the Finanzamt will pay for your education
Whether or not you are entitled to a write-off or tax rebate is determined by the Finanzamt and is made on a case-by-case basis, so you may be able to get all the money back and, in some cases, only a partial amount.*
Are you employed?
If you are employed whilst taking the course and wish to file for a write-off or a tax rebate, you should:
Are you unemployed?
If you are unemployed whilst taking the course and wish to file for a write-off or a tax rebate, you should:
Below are some third-party websites that will give you more information about taxes and learning in Germany. Please note that these websites are in German.
* Code Institute is not a tax advisory service and cannot advise you on tax matters. By sharing this information, we are informing you that you may be entitled to money back for your education. We recommend contacting your tax consultant or the Fananzamt directly for more information.
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