Navigation and service

Government Site Builder (Link to homepage)


The English website is only intended to help you understand and for information purposes only. The Federal Central Tax Office expressly rejects any liablility for errors in the translation.


Bundeszentralamt für Steuern
An der Küppe 1
53225 Bonn

      Postanschrift: 53221 Bonn

Telephon: +49 228 406-0
Telefax: +49 228 406-2661


VAT identification number: DE 259582878

represented by its president, Mr. Eberhard Petersen.

Person responsible for the contents:

Dr. Eva Romanski, head of department St II 6

Design/Layout/Barrier-free implementation

Zentrum für Informationsverarbeitung und Informationstechnik (ZIVIT, Center for Information Processing and Information Technology), Webmaster

Photos of the University Bonn on the start page with kind permission from the University Bonn, as well as the photographers Frank Luerweg and Ulrike Klopp.

Photos on the startpage "Tasks FCTO": Homeoffice © Peter Atkins -, Call Center Support © Rido -


This internet site presents the Federal Center Tax Office and the functions it has to carry out.

The information on this page is updated regularly. We, however, cannot take liability for the accuracy, currentness and completeness of the information displayed on our Internet site nor for the wording and validity of the included legislative provisions. The current official version as it is published in the pertinent official publications (as a rule the Bundesgesetzblatt or Bundesanzeiger = Federal gazette) always applies. All legal notices and information is therefore non-binding. We do not provide any legal advice!

As the content provider, the Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt) is responsible for its own content in accordance with the general principles. This should be distinguished from contents provided by third parties via "external links" on our Internet site. The BZSt has no influence on the contents and availability of such linked sites and is not liable for such information. The content of linked sites was carefully reviewed when preparing our webpage. However, since the contents of Internet sites change frequently and can change at any time, it is not always possible to review the contents of all linked sites. In so far we expressly do not take responsibility for contents of outside internet pages to which we have set a link, and expressly distance ourselves from all contents which may have criminal or liability relevance or which act contrary to good morals.

Please direct any information and corrections in this regard to the Press office in the Federal Center Tax Office (


All contents (texts, graphics, images, layout, etc.) published on the internet site of the Federal Center Tax Office are subject to copyright. Downloads and photocopies of our internet site - for personal, private, non-commercial use only - may be made on principle. Attention must be paid that the reproduction and forwarding, as well as references to our internet site are only permitted free of charge and with the prerequisite that both the source and the internet address are quoted.

Every use not authorised by copyright law requires prior written approval from the Public Relations Unit in the Federal Center Tax Office (

This Page:

© Bundeszentralamt für Steuern - 2014