Change your preliminary income assessment

  1. Log on to skat.dk/tastselv with your NemID.
  2. Select Forskudsopgørelsen 2017 (Preliminary income assessment 2017).
  3. If you have just finished studying go to step 5.
  4. If you have lost your job, enter the amount you have earned this year until you lost your job in field 10. See example.
  5. In field 304 - Sygedagpenge og arbejdsløshedsdagpenge (Sickness benefits and unemployment benefits) you enter how much you are going to receive in benefits for the rest of the year. If the field is not visible, go to Oftest tilføjede felter (Frequently added fields), select Arbejdsløs (Unemployed)and find the field.
  6. Go to Oftest tilføjede felter (Frequently added fields)and choose Indkomst og betalt skat indtil ændring (Income and paid tax until change).
    • Field 353 - Pension, dagpenge og SU indtil ændring (ikke am-bidragspligtig) (Pension benefits, unemployment, sickness and parental leave benefits and SU): Enter the amount you have received so far this year.
    • Field 360 - Lønindkomst inkl. søindkomst indtil ændring (før fradrag af am-bidrag) (Income until change): Enter the salary you have earned so far this year. See the amount on your latest payslip.
    • Field 361 - Betalt A-skat indtil ændring (Paid A-tax until change): Enter the A-tax you have paid 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) (Tax card valid from (day and month)) corresponds to the month in which you will start to receive unemployment, sickness and parental leave benefits (dagpenge).
  7. Select Beregn (Calculate) at the bottom of the page and check that your figures are correct.
  8. Select Godkend (Accept).

Thank you. If you receive unemployment benefits because you have lost your job, and if you have previously filled out field 417 regarding deduction for transport between home and work, you should remember to change it. If this is not the case, you can log off now.

 


Change your transport deduction

  1. Select Forskudsopgørelsen 2017 (Preliminary income assessment 2017).
  2. Select field 417 - Befordring (Transport between home and work). If the field does not appear on your screen, go to Oftest tilføjede felter (Frequently added fields) and select Kørselsfradrag (Deduction for transport between home and work).
  3. If the amount appears in the field under Fortrykt (Preprinted) and it is correct, you can log off.
  4. If the amount is incorrect, if it has not been calculated or it has been calculated based on wrong information, select the Calculator next to the field.
  5. Enter your home address (residence) and the number of working days you are entitled to the deduction. Select Hele 2017 (Whole of 2017) if the deduction applies to the entire year. If this is not the case, select En del af 2017 (Part of 2017) and select the relevant period. Click Næste (next).
  6. Enter your work address and enter the number of working days you are entitled to the deduction. Follow the same process as in step 6. You can add more work addresses if necessary. Click Næste (next).
  7. The system has calculated the number of kilometers based on the stated home address, work address and number of working days. If the number of kilometers or days is incorrect, you can edit the fields. Click Næste (next).
  8. Check that your entries are correct.
  9. Click Overfør beløb (Submit amount).
  10. Click Beregn (Calculate) at the bottom of the page.
  11. Click Godkend (Accept)

Thank you very much. You are done!

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

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