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    • 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

    Longer waiting times when contacting by phone

    Due to the current increase in telephone inquiries regarding the property tax reform, there are currently longer waiting times when contacting your tax office by telephone.
    • Press release Ministry of Finance Baden-Württemberg

    Property tax: deadline for submission ends in one and a half weeks

    Anyone who has not yet submitted their property tax return should do so quickly: The deadline for submission is January 31, 2023, by which time property owners (property tax B) must have submitted their declaration to the tax office.
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    No confirmation of receipt for objections to the new property tax

    We ask for your understanding that, as a matter of principle, no confirmation of receipt can be issued for objections to the new property tax.
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Property tax value notices sent out several times

    Due to a system error, the tax authorities sent out multiple copies of property value assessments and property tax value notices.
    • Press Release Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Effects of the decision of the Federal Constitutional Court on the level of the interest rate: Review of the tax accounts with regard to a required adjustment of the interest rate.

    In its ruling of July 8, 2021, the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, BVerfG) declared the statutory regulation of interest on tax arrears and tax refunds at an annual rate of 6% to be incompatible with the German Basic Law. Therefore, the previous regulation is no longer applicable for interest periods from January 1, 2019.
    • Press release of the Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Application for wage tax reduction 2023 possible electronically

    This year, citizens can again apply for their wage tax allowance for the coming year as of October 1. This is the so-called "Application for Wage Tax Reduction".
    • Press release of the Ministry of Finance

    States extend submission deadline for property tax return

    The deadline for submitting property tax returns will be extended by three months. This was decided by the finance ministers of the federal states. Instead of the planned deadline of Oct. 31, 2022, the returns do not have to be submitted until Jan. 31, 2023.
    • Press release Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Recruiting Day of the Baden-Württemberg Financial Administration on 16.09.2022 at the Education Center of the Oberfinanzdirektion in Freiburg

    On 16.09.2022, a Recruiting Day of the Baden-Württemberg financial administration will take place for the first time from 14:30 to 18:00 at the educational center of Oberfinanzdirektion in Freiburg, Habsburger Str. 130.
    • 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
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Assistance with the submission of the property tax return

    To assist in submitting the declaration in My ELSTER, we have created step-by-step instructions for you.
    • Job advertisement

    Job advertisement: Surveyor (f/m/d) (official agricultural expert - ALS) at the Crailsheim office (possibly also in Öhringen)

    The tax office Böblingen is looking to fill the position of a surveying technician (f/m/d) (official agricultural expert - ALS) at the Crailsheim office (possibly also in Öhringen) in full-time with a weekly working time of currently 39.5 hours.
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Important note

    As part of the property tax reform, no on-site appointments are made to determine the survey data.
    • Press release of the Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    As of May 23, 2022, the requirement to wear a mouth-nose protection will no longer apply

    As of May 23, 2022, the requirement to wear mouth-to-nose protection when entering tax office service centers will be eliminated
    • Press release Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Country reorganizes the tax audit

    A reorganization of Baden-Württemberg's company audit services is due to take place on January 1, 2024. The reason for this is that company size categories will change nationwide on this date. In doing so, the state is also pursuing the goal of strengthening the tax audit.
    • Information Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Warning about fraudulent SMS and calls

    Citizens are currently reporting requests for payment of a tax that they have received via SMS. The SMS contains a link which, when opened, contains a letter from the "tax office Baden-Württemberg" with a request for payment (no tax type, no period, tax amount three digits).
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    Questions about the property tax reform

    A central telephone number has been set up at the tax office Böblingen for questions regarding the property tax reform.
    • Press release of the Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    From April 19, 2022, the access regulations (3G) in the service centers of the tax offices will cease to apply

    As of April 19, 2022, access to the service centers of the tax offices will again be possible without proof.
    • Press release of the Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Adjustment of the access regulations in the service centers of the tax offices

    As of April 4, access to the service centers of the tax offices is again possible under the 3G (Vaccinated, Convalescent, Tested) regulations. A negative rapid antigen test is required as proof of testing, whereby the underlying test must have been taken no more than 24 hours previously.
    • Press release Oberfinanzdirektion Karlsruhe

    Starting signal for the processing of income tax returns 2021

    The processing of income tax returns for 2021 is now starting at the tax offices in Baden-Württemberg. Employers, insurance companies and other institutions regularly have until February 28 of each year to provide the tax authorities with the necessary data, such as income tax certificates or contribution data for retirement provision, pension withdrawal notifications or data on health and long-term care insurance, for processing the tax return.

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