View electronic income tax deduction characteristics

Your current electronic payroll tax characteristics (ELStAM) are shown in every payslip. In addition, you have the option at any time to view the data electronically via the online tax office "ELSTER" or to request a written notification from your responsible office. Link to "ELSTER": https://www.elster.de/eportal/start

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A one-time registration is required for the electronic retrieval of the electronic income tax deduction characteristics in the online tax office "ELSTER". To do this, you will need your tax identification number and an e-mail address.


Forms: "Applications for electronic income tax deduction characteristics ELStAM -", Section "C" Online Procedure possible: yes, via online tax office "ELSTER" Written form required: no Personal appearance required: no

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Finance

Last update or date of publication
02.03.2021