Danish tax services

If you have worked or are still working in Denmark, you are required by Danish law to declare your income and complete the required Danish tax returns.

There are many different tax situations that our clients face and our job is to help ensure that each of our client’s Danish tax issues are settled and comply with all Danish tax laws.

File tax return/declaration

If you did not receive an annual statement (Årsopgørelse) then you have to file your tax return by paper form. In every year tax return should be submitted until 1st of July.

Necessary documents:

Service fee: 69 EUR

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Corrections of tax return/declaration to increase current refund

In some cases, there are necessary some corrections of mistakes (wrong income, paid taxes or job period) in the Tax Return. Due to an additional deductions personal taxable income may be reduced and because of that the bigger tax refund could be calculated.

To get deduction for transport expenses, distance between home and work should be more than 24 km. and only if employer did not cover transport expenses. Note: Persons which were employed as permanent employees cannot apply for deduction for travel and accommodation expenses.

Necessary documents:

Service fee: 79 EUR

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Corrections of tax return/declaration to reduce the debt

Due to an additional deductions or some corrections of mistakes (wrong income, paid taxes or job period) personal taxable income could be changed and for that DEBT COULD BE REDUCED OR ELIMINATED.

To get deduction for transport expenses, distance between home and work should be more than 24 km. and only if employer did not cover transport expenses. Note: Persons which were employed as permanent employees cannot apply for deduction for travel and accommodation expenses.

Necessary documents:

Service fee: 79 EUR

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Holiday allowance refund

Changes in Danish holiday law caused some changes in the procedure for applying for payment of holiday allowances:

  • Those who worked and accrued holiday allowance before the 31st of August 2019 may apply for the payment of holiday allowances any time;
  • Those who worked and accrued holiday allowance from the 1st of September 2019 until 31st of August 2020 may apply for the payment of holiday allowances from the 1st of March 2021. If you do not submit the application, allowance will be transferred to the Pension Fund;
  • Those who worked and accrued allowance from September 2020 till 1st of August 2021 may utilize their Holiday allowance from October 2020 till the 31st of December 2021.

Necessary documents: Letters from Feriekonto, LD Feriemidler or others holiday funds (if you have them).

Limitation period: You can claim holiday allowance for up to 3 years after the end of the holiday year.

Service fee:

  • with NemID (application form for holiday allowance online) – 29 EUR
  • without NemID (application form for holiday allowance by paper form) – 49 EUR

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Child-youth benefits from Denmark (Børnepenge)

If you are a foreigner and work in Denmark, you may apply for child benefits if:

• you have Danish social security number (CPR);
• you have worked in Denmark at least 6 months and no less than 39 hours per month;
• your child is under 18 (or was under 18 when you worked in Denmark);
• you share custody of the child or custody of adoption;
• have a document that you are related to the child;
• you are a citizen in an EU/EEA country or Switzerland, if your child does not live in Denmark.

How much you are entitled to receive?

Your child’s age Child benefit (tax-free)
Up to 2 years DKK 4,596 per quarter (in 2020)
3-6 years DKK 3,639 per quarter (in 2020)
7-14 years DKK 2,862 per quarter (in 2020)
15-17 years DKK 954 per month (in 2020)

Important: If you receive child benefit in your home country, this sum will be deducted from the total of your benefit and you will only receive the difference.

Necessary documents:

• Danish job contract;
• Copy of children’s birth certificate or ID (birth certificate should be translated into English);
• Copies of both parents ID/passports.

Child-youth benefit allowance may be returned for the last 3 years.

Service fee is 90 eur.

 

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Bank account activation as NEMKONTO

  • With NemID: Bank account activation as Nemkonto online.
    Service fee: 29 EUR
  • Without NemID: It is important to know which address you provided to the Danish National Register (Folkeregisteret) when you left Denmark. It may take 1-16 weeks for Nemkonto to be activated. It depends on how Danish institutions are busy.
    Service fee: 49 EUR

Deregister from the national register/new address update

It is important to notify the Danish National Register (Folkeregisteret) about new address in abroad.

Service fee: 29 EUR

Do you have questions? We will answer them!

Can I file for the return of all the taxes from Denmark?

Refundable amount depends on such factors as paid taxes, worked period and earned income. All the taxes from Denmark can be returned only if you meet the required conditions.

How long does the tax return process take?

Tax returns from Denmark normally take 2-4 months, depending on the processes in Denmark tax office. When we receive your documents, we review and process them, prepare your income tax declarations and send it to the tax office at Denmark in the shortest possible amount of time.

What should I do if I do not have all the necessary documents?

If you do not have all necessary document, you can still begin your tax return procedure. We will get your documents in order by contacting your former employer.

What are the service fees?

RT Tax does not apply any upfront or hidden charges, meaning, it shall cost you nothing to contact us in order to file for a tax return and the commission is only paid when the tax return process has been completed. The charge for tax returns from Denmark depends on the sum that is to be returned: 14% from the returned tax sum, but no less than 590 DKK. If your missing Oplysningsseddel forms need to be sought out, an additional charge of 150 DKK is applied.

Which years can I file a tax return for?

Taxes from Denmark can be returned for as many as the last five years.

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