Age relief amount; application

There are various tax exemptions and reliefs for older people.



  • You have reached the age of 64 and have retired.
  • In addition to your pension, you earn money from work or renting, for example.


  • The age relief amount is granted ex officio in the income tax assessment.
  • The tax return can be submitted in writing or online.


The submission deadline for the 2023 income tax return is 2.9.2024 and from the 2024 income tax return onwards 31.7. of the following year.

Required documents

  • Evidence of income


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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