The Federal Council has approved the Wachstumschancengesetz . The original increase in domestic flat rates was canceled. This means that the previous flat rates for Germany will also apply in 2024.

As of 01.01.2023, the additional meal expenses for travel abroad will increase. The travel allowances for domestic travel do not increase.
The non-cash benefit values will also be increased in 2023.

If you already have to travel on business, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to save on taxes.

Difference between distance allowance and mileage allowance.
Attention: No changes in travel expenses!

Tax treatment of travel expenses and travel expense reimbursements for business and work-related trips abroad as of 1 January 2022

The topic of non-monetary compensation and travel expenses causes confusion time and again.

Since the 2014 travel expenses reform, there has been a new, clear regulation for the connection between non-cash benefits and travel expenses, which we explain below.

On your business trips you incur expenses for food, accommodation & Co. If you prepare a travel expense report, you can claim your travel expenses and have them reimbursed by your employer or save taxes vis-à-vis the tax office. We explain what travel expenses include and how the travel expense software Spesenfuchs supports you.

End of VAT reduction, increase in flat rates and non-monetary compensation. What’s new in 2021?