Health insurance contributions tax deductible In July 2009 the citizens Relief Act was passed. This applies for 2010 and will make sure that the taxpayer is able to tax deduct a larger portion of their health insurance contributions. Read more here: MetLife. The private krankenversicherung.de insurance Portal reported about the new features. Tax deductible, private health insurance for the self-employed was only partially before entry into force of the Civil Relief Act. Only 1,500 euro could be applied annually until 2009. Especially entrepreneurs benefit from the new law. However privately before must agree to the transmission of data.
This is done by the signature on a sheet of information that they receive from their private health insurance. Who is critical of the publication of his data, can not benefit from the citizens Relief Act and must reckon with tax disadvantages. The data regarding the health insurance contributions be sent in writing, but only electronically. This applies equally Employees who insure themselves privately let. Here is the transmission of data on the database of the electronic tax deduction features. The Elimination of the tax deduction card in paper form is new starting this year. The employer is supplied with the necessary data in the future about the said database and directly by the Federal Office for taxes.
With this innovation, the trend towards continues to electronic means of communication at the management level. It is trying to reduce the bureaucratic hurdles. Who positively facing this development and also as an employee would like to benefit from tax advantages, should agree to data matching.