Change your preliminary income assessment

  1. Log on to with your NemID.
  2. Select Forskudsopgørelsen 2020 (Preliminary income assessment 2020).
  3. Go to field 489 - Renteudgifter af studielån (Interest expenses on student loans) and enter your deduction for interest expenses. See example.
    If the field is not visible, go to Andre felter (Other fields) select Fradrag (Deductions), and find the field.
  4. Select Beregn (Calculate)at the bottom of the page and check that your figures are correct.
  5. Select Godkend (Accept).

Thank you very much. You are done!

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



  • You are entiteld to a tax deduction when you start paying off your student loan. 
  • If you want the deduction right away, you need to change your preliminary income assessment the first year you start paying off your loan. 
  • The deduction is automatically included in your tax assessment notice, which comes in March.