Income tax class; applying for a change

The wage tax class is part of the electronic wage tax deductionfeatures(ELStAM). A change must be applied for at the relevant tax office.

Description

Deadlines

You can have the tax class saved as ELStAM changed at your tax office during the calendar year by November 30 at the latest.

In principle, the (chosen) tax class combination of spouses/partners continues to apply in the following year if the legal requirements are met. However, you must apply for a new factor to be taken into account after two years at the latest.

Forms

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Steuerklassenwechsel bei Ehegatten/Lebenspartnern
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    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Erklärung zum dauernden Getrenntleben
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Erklärung zur Wiederaufnahme der ehelichen/lebenspartnerschaftlichen Gemeinschaft
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

Online procedures

  • ELSTER - Ihr Online-Finanzamt

    ELSTER - Your Online Tax Office bundles the online services of the tax authorities. Here you can prepare and submit tax returns and tax registrations via the Internet.

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Status:07.11.2023

Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium der Finanzen und für Heimat

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  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide
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