Apply for relief from electricity tax for companies

If you have withdrawn taxed electricity for business purposes, you can claim relief under certain conditions. You must apply for this at your local main customs office.

Description

Prerequisites

  • You are a company in the manufacturing industry or in agriculture and forestry.
  • You have demonstrably paid taxes on the electricity to be relieved.
  • You have put the electricity to a purpose or use that is eligible for relief under the Electricity Tax Act.

Procedure

Online registration:

  • Go to the website www.zoll-portal.de.
  • Register once for the "Energy and electricity tax (IVVA)" service with a user or company account.
  • Prove your identity with an ELSTER account or digital ID card.
  • Complete the relevant form and send it off directly.
  • Your main customs office will check the information you have provided.
  • If no objections are found, the self-calculated tax relief will be transferred.
  • In the event of a different tax assessment, you will receive a tax assessment notice in addition to the transfer of the tax relief.

Written registration:

  • Go to the website www.zoll-portal.de.
  • Register once for the "Energy and electricity tax (IVVA)" service with a user or company account.
  • Prove your identity with an ELSTER account or digital ID card.
  • Complete the relevant form digitally, print it out and send it by post to your local main customs office.
  • The next steps are the same as for online registration

Special notes

There are no indications or special features.

Deadlines

Your application must be received by the locally competent main customs office by December 31 of the year following the calendar year in which the electricity was withdrawn.

Processing time

1 bis 182 Tage

Required documents

  • Required Documents

    • Application for electricity tax relief for companies:
      • "Tax relief in accordance with Section 9a StromStG" (form 1452) or
      • "Tax relief according to § 9b StromStG" (form 1453)
    • You may need to submit the following documents:
      • Form 1402 Description of economic activities
      • Operating declaration
      • Form 1139 "State aid"
      • Form 1456 "Self-declaration by the user of useful energy" (must be submitted for each user company)
      • a list in which the quantities of electricity withdrawn for the production of useful energy are allocated to the other companies in each case

Forms

Online procedures

  • Energie- und Stromsteuer (IVVA)

    Über die Internet-Verbrauch- und Verkehrsteuer-Anwendung (IVVA) können Sie zentrale Anträge aus dem Bereich der Energie- und Stromsteuer elektronisch und rechtsverbindlich an die Zollverwal-tung übermitteln.

Fees

  • There are no costs for you.

Remedy

  • Appeal
  • Action before the tax court

Status:05.01.2024

Responsible for editing:Bundesministerium der Finanzen

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