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    • Job advertisement tax office Ravensburg: Enforcement office

    Job advertisement tax office Ravensburg: Enforcement office

    The tax office Ravensburg intends to hire an employee (f/m/d) with a regular weekly working time of currently 39.5 hours to strengthen the local enforcement office as of November 1, 2024.
    • Training at the tax office Ravensburg

    Training or dual studies at the tax office of the future? - Your tax office Ravensburg is on board!

    The tax office Ravensburg is one of five offices in the state Baden-Württemberg that is taking part in the "Tax Office of the Future" project.
    The aim of this project is to optimize digital processes between citizens and the tax authorities.

    New office management at the tax office Ravensburg from 29.01.2024

    Yesterday, Roland Eberhart was inaugurated by State Secretary of Finance Gisela Splett in the presence of Vice President of Oberfinanzdirektion Jutta Nickerl. He succeeds Frank Widmaier, who retired at the beginning of the year.
    • Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Warning about fraud attempts with alleged ELSTER emails

    Online criminals are currently trying to steal data with fake ELSTER emails and a fake online platform.
    The CSBW and SITiF BW warn: Do not open these emails and do not click on any links on the scam page.
    • Press release Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Reorganization of the tax audit in Baden-Württemberg from 1 January 2024

    On 1 January 2024, a reorganization of the tax audit in the Baden-Württemberg tax offices is planned. The reason for this is that the business size classes will change nationwide on this date. This means that many businesses will be assigned to a different size category. Furthermore, a number of legislative changes were passed at the end of 2022 with the aim of carrying out external audits more quickly and in a more timely manner.
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Fraud emails in the name of ELSTER

    Currently, fraudsters are trying to obtain information from citizens via e-mail. They send e-mails with titles such as "Please update your company data" in the name of ELSTER. It is claimed that without updating the company data, penalties by the tax office are imminent. We expressly warn against responding to this scam e-mail or opening the links in the e-mail.
    • Ministry of Finance Baden-Württemberg

    Property tax: appraisal notices are sent out

    The grace period is expiring. The tax offices will send out the notice of assessment for property tax in the coming weeks. The addressees are all owners who have not yet submitted a declaration for property tax B.
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Zero tax rate for sales in connection with photovoltaic systems as of January 1, 2023

    As of January 1, 2023, the VAT rate is reduced to 0 percent for the supply of solar modules to the operator of a photovoltaic system, including the components essential to the operation of a photovoltaic system and the storage devices used to store the electricity generated by solar modules. Further, the application of the zero tax rate requires that the photovoltaic system be installed on or near private residences, apartments, and public and other buildings used for activities serving the public good (Section 12 (3) Sentence 1 of the Value Added Tax Act - UStG). This requirement is deemed to be met if the installed gross capacity of the photovoltaic system does not exceed or will not exceed 30 kW (peak) according to the market master data register.
    • Ministry of Finance Baden-Württemberg

    Basic control reminders are sent out - goodwill period ends

    Anyone who has not yet submitted their property tax return for property tax B will receive a reminder letter from the tax office from mid-June 2023. The letters will specify a new deadline for submission, after which the grace period will end.
    • Press Release Oberfinanzdirektion

    Appeals against notices within the scope of the real estate tax reform

    Tax offices do not send confirmation of receipt
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Warning against fraudulent SMS messages

    Citizens are currently reporting requests for payment of an outstanding debt that they claim to have received from the tax office via text message.
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Energy price flat rate for pensioners

    The Federal Ministry of Finance has announced important guidance on the energy price allowance for pensioners in the 2022 income tax return (EkSt return).
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    New app MeinELSTER+ makes income tax return easier

    The tax offices offer a new service for electronic tax returns. The app MeinELSTER+ helps collect receipts and vouchers for the tax return during the year and already assign them to the corresponding fields in the income tax return. This makes the actual preparation of the tax return a bit easier.

    Warning against fraudulent calls

    Citizens are currently reporting calls in which the caller pretends to be from the tax office and asks them to pay alleged tax arrears.
    • Job advertisement Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Temporary help wanted

    The Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe is looking for student assistants (f/m/d) for the tax offices of the state Baden-Württemberg with immediate effect and for a limited period of time for activities related to the implementation of the property tax reform.
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Leaflet § 116 AO for courts and authorities

    Instruction sheet on the duty of courts and authorities to notify tax authorities pursuant to Section 116 AO in the event of the existence of facts indicating a tax offense
    • Property Tax Reform

    Information on the property tax reform

    1. Declaration submission via ELSTER
    2. Issuance of forms only in cases of hardship after making an appointment
    • Bank details

    Bank details of the tax office Ravensburg

    As of 01.07.2022, the tax office Ravensburg will accept bank transfers (including standing orders) only under its bank account with Deutsche Bundesbank.
    • Information

    If the care premium comes: What do caregivers have to consider?

    To honor the tireless efforts of employees in hospitals, nursing homes and outpatient care services during the Corona pandemic, the German government has presented a draft for a Fourth Corona Tax Relief Act. Under the bill, certain special payments to nursing staff granted under federal or state regulations would be tax-free up to a total of 3,000 euros.
    • Press release Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    einfachELSTER - the income tax return for persons with pension or retirement income

    From April 2022, the tax offices will be offering a new service around electronic tax returns called einfachELSTER, which is specifically aimed at people with pension or retirement income who are required to file an income tax return with the tax office.

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