View electronic payroll tax deduction characteristics

Your current electronic payroll tax characteristics (ELStAM) are shown in each payroll statement. In addition, you have the possibility to view the data electronically via the online tax office "ELSTER" or to request a written notification by your competent authority at any time. 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 payroll tax deduction characteristics in the online tax office "ELSTER". To do this, you need your tax identification number and an e-mail address.


Forms: "Applications for electronic payroll tax deduction characteristics ELStAM -", section "C" Online procedure possible: yes, via online tax office "ELSTER" Written form required: no Personal appearance necessary: no

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Finance

Last update or date of publication
02.03.2021