If you pay trade union fees or unemployment insurance contributions, correct your preliminary income assessment

  1. Log on to skat.dk/tastselv with your NemID.
  2. Select Forskudsopgørelsen 2017 (Preliminary income assessment 2017).
  3. Union fees: In field 458 - Fagligt kontingent (højst 6000 kr. i 2017) (Union fees) enter the amount you expect to pay in trade union membership fees. If the field is not visible, go to Andre felter (Other fields) and select Fradrag (deductions) and find the field under Ligningsmæssige fradrag (Assessed deductions).
  4. Unemployment insurance contributions: In field 439 - Bidrag til A-kasse, efterlønsordning og fleksydelse (Unemployment insurance contributions) enter the amount you expect to pay. If the field is not visible, go to Andre felter (Other fields) and select Fradrag (deductions) and find the field under Ligningsmæssige fradrag (Assessed deductions).
  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

  • You are entitled to a tax deduction for your trade union fees and unemployment insurance contributions. 
  • The maximum deduction for trade union fees is DKK 6,000 per year. 
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