Federal Government

The revision of the ‘budget approach services’ since 01.01.2009. With the rules applicable since 1 January 2009 the deductibility of \”Household near services\”, the Federal Government doubled the sentence for the deduction. Thus 2009 up to 1.200 euros at the income tax return can be claimed since the beginning of the year. Jan Reichelt, owner of PC service provider computer / service / Goppingen, gives you some tips on what to keep in mind is: \”many customers, which so far have included services and service around on the computer, notebook, network and telecommunications service, do not know, that this can be claimed in the income tax return. There is still the general assumption that only services such as painting and renovations or even domestic helpers and cleaning work are tax deductible,\”says Jan Reichelt. \”But that since 01.01.2009 uniform rules made by the Federal Government, and also services in the field of computer and network or even DSL and telecommunications with\” up to 20 percent of the total cost not to exceed 6,000 euros may be asserted, few people know.\” What services are tax deductible and what is the payment? Only services and servicing are favored.

Goods or activities involving the acquisition of goods in the foreground is involved in the IRS not. To the beneficiaries work measures referred to in the definition \”Haushaltsnahe services\” also activities such as, for example, the repair of personal computers are thus in addition to the General activities as for example lawn mowing, window paint or moving work. The pure service or repair character of the activity is important. \”Failure and replacement of the power supply in your PC or replacement of memory the material is not accepted, by the tax office. But, the service for the repair action with the income tax return can be specified with. Please note that services and material on the invoice must be listed separately\”explains Jan Reichelt.