Taxx.lu second winner at 2019 Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg

The jury decided to award taxx.lu the second place at this year's Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg.
The CYEL awards
[...] individuals between 18 and 40, who work within or own a company established in Luxembourg and use their creativity to boost an existing business, solve a problem, modify a process, launch a new field of activity or change business operations in order to create added value. These creative young entrepreneurs used creativity in product development, service development, and in their approach to the market. They might also have taken an existing business and incorporated creativity to solve a problem, or change a process, to create positive change in their business operations. 

More information at http://www.cyel.lu.

Started your first job last year? Then claim back your tax!

If you started working during 2017, it is definitely worth submitting a "small" tax return (annual income tax adjustment). 

Why this is financially worthwhile, taxx.lu explains here!
Your employer calculates your salary and automatically withholds taxes that you have to pay to the state. To simplify this calculation, it is simply assumed that you received the same salary for 12 months. 

This is certainly not the case, however, if you did not start work last year on January 1, but only during the course of the year. If this is the case, the tax authorities must determine at the end of the year how much salary you received in 2017 to calculate how many taxes you have to pay. This allows you to reclaim a large part of the taxes you have paid. 

An example:

You (not married, no children) started work on July 1, 2017 and earn 2,500 EUR gross per month. Your employer withholds 153,20 EUR per month. This means that in 2017, from July to December, you paid 919,20 EUR in taxes. Through a "small" tax return (annual income tax adjustment) you inform the tax administration that you did not receive this salary of 2,500 EUR for 12 months, but only for 6 months (July to December).

After different lump sums are deducted (taxx.lu does this automatically for you) the state calculates that you would have had to pay only 74 EUR taxes in 2017. However, since you have paid 919.20 EUR in taxes, you can benefit from a refund of 845.20 EUR. 
 

The state will not refund this money automatically. To claim your taxes back, you must file a "small" tax return. 


How do you fill that out? The easiest way is taxx.lu! Do a free simulation now to find out how much tax you will get back.

By the way, taxx.lu is the only way in Luxembourg to do your tax statement in English.

Save your taxes today and enjoy extra income in the future!

Building up a retirement savings plan can pay big dividends! Today AND tomorrow!

Since 2017, the tax reform allows a deduction of up to €3,200. The reform thus allows everyone to save taxes while preparing for retirement.
It is a financial product that allows you to save for several years, a savings that will be paid between the ages of 60 and 75, either 100% in capital, or 100% through monthly payments, or a mix of both. Since the capital is invested on the stock exchange, at a risk level of your choice, you can enjoy a more attractive return than on a traditional savings account.

Example: A couple can thus benefit from a deduction of 6,400 EUR, which corresponds to a tax refund of up to 2,688 EUR.

Do you want to know how much you can save on your individual situation?
Feel free to evaluate your refund using a free simulator on taxx.lu

Claim your tax refund!

Even if you paid too much tax last year, this does not mean that the state should automatically refund you. Quite the contrary!

Almost half of all employees in Luxembourg do not file a declaration requesting reimbursement of the surplus taxes paid.
However, they can benefit from a substantial refund. According to our statistics, taxx.lu users benefit on average from a refund of 2.689,89 EUR.
The calculation of the taxes that you pay monthly and that are deducted from your salary does not take into account all the deductions that are possible (ex: insurance, home savings, interest on credits, etc...). In addition, the state grants certain lump sums to each taxpayer, which can further reduce your tax burden.

Example: A household of 4 persons (2 parents and 2 children) can thus benefit from deductions higher than 24.364 EUR, which means a refund which can go up to 10.232 EUR.

Do you want to know how much you can save based on your individual situation?
Feel free to evaluate your refund using a free simulator on taxx.lu!

Tax return or annual statement?

Anyone with income in Luxembourg can apply for a refund of the surplus taxes paid!

Depending on your situation, you must complete Form 163 (annual statement) or Form 100 (tax return).
You must choose Form 100 if, for example:

  • The taxable income of your household is over 100.000€;
  • If someone of your household has more than one income (e.g. 2 salaries from 2 different companies);
  • Or if you own your home and have paid interest on a debt.
If none of these cases fit your situation and the Direct Tax Administration has not specifically asked you to return Form 100, then choose Form 163.

Completing a tax return or annual statement is often beneficial to the taxpayer. Run a simulation on taxx.lu to determine your refund!

Deduct your insurance and interest on credits to pay less tax!

The deduction of insurance premiums and interest paid on a credit, significantly reduce your tax burden.

With the tax return or annual statement (see tip no. 2), you can deduct up to 672 EUR per person in your household. Since the 2017 tax reform, insurance premiums and interest expense are included in the same ceiling.
Example: A household of 4 persons (2 adults and 2 children) can thus benefit from a deduction of 2,688 EUR, which corresponds to a tax refund of up to 1,128.96 EUR.

How do I know the amount of insurance premiums and deductible interest expense?

Your insurance company and your bank send you certificates at the beginning of each year showing the amounts you can deduct. Insert them in full in the "Special expenses" form on taxx.lu. Our system will automatically insert the maximum amounts to be deducted.

Want to know how much you can save based on your individual situation?
Feel free to evaluate your refund using a free simulator on taxx.lu.

Use taxx.lu to reduce your taxes!

taxx.lu allows you to make your tax return or annual statement in the easiest, fastest and most profitable way!

taxx.lu is an efficient and free tool to simulate your tax refund. This tool offers even more advantages.
With taxx.lu, you can fill out your declaration:

  • Without knowledge of taxation;
  • Through a simple and comprehensive questionnaire;
  • Which automatically adapts to your individual situation;
  • With the necessary receipts added automatically thanks to your smartphone;
  • Automatic control of all deductible limits;
  • By giving personalised tips in relation to your individual situation;
  • Ready to be sent to the tax authorities;
After the simulation, which is completely free, you can print your tax return for only 30 EUR and send it directly to the direct tax administration. 

Don't hesitate any longer! Claim your tax refund today!

Try out for free

Do a free simulation of your declaration and determine your refund

Sign up
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more