Change your preliminary income assessment

  1. Log on to skat.dk/tastselv with NemID.
  2. Select Forskudsopgørelsen 2020 (Preliminary income assessment 2020).
  3. In field 201 - Lønindkomst mv. (Earned income etc.) you enter the income you expect to earn for the year. See example. If the field is not visible, go to Oftest tilføjede felter (Frequently added fields), select Nyt job (New job) and enter the amount.
  4. Go to Oftest tilføjede felter (Frequently added fields) and select Indkomst og betalt skat indtil ændring (Income and tax paid up to date of change).
    • Field 353 - Pension, dagpenge og SU indtil ændring (ikke AM-bidragspligtig) (Pension benefits, unemployment, sickness and parental leave benefits and state education grant up to date of change): Enter any amount you have received in benefits or state education grant so far this year.
    • Field 360 - Lønindkomst inkl. søindkomst indtil ændring (før fradrag af AM-bidrag) (Earned income up to date of change): Enter the salary you have earned so far this year. See the amount on your latest payslip or in Søg i indkomstoplysninger (Search for income details) in E-tax.
    • Field 361- Betalt A-skat indtil ændring (A-tax paid up to date of change): Enter the amount you have paid in A-tax so far this year. See the amount on your latest payslip.
    • Field 366 - It may also be a good idea to check if the date in the field Skattekort gyldigt fra (dag og måned (366) (Tax card valid from (day and month)) corresponds to the month in which you will start your job.
  5. Select Beregn (Calculate) at the bottom of the page and check that your figures are correct.
  6. Select Godkend (Accept).

Thank you very much. You are done!

Please contact the Danish Tax Agency (Skattestyrelsen) if you have any questions.

 

Facts

  • When you work you are entitled to an employment allowance. The allowance increases along with your salary, so you need to update your preliminary income assessment with your expected salary.