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I am not a tax accountant, so take any numbers in my post with a grain of salt. All the below assumes all your income is from regular fulltime employment only. Tax bracket (Steuerklasse) does not affect how much taxes you pay. Only at what time you pay them. For example, if you have Steuerklasse 1 you pay the maximum up front. If you don't have any ...


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Your tax class will often make a significant difference to your tax return, but only because you overpaid through the year. The principle is that your employer withholds enough tax so that you cannot underpay, and you get your money back in your tax return. If you are single and make €5,000 every month your employer can and will withhold the exact amount and ...


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