January

Delayed or incorrectly created: tenant rights repeatedly pose problems with expenses accounts landlord and tenant face issues that burden the tenancy. It almost always involves the question of what happens if a service charge settlement failure, not at all or was created but failed. The late service charge settlement basically has to settle the agreed operating costs the landlord to the tenant within one year after the end of the calculation period. So, a fiscal year ends on January 31, 2012, the correct billing must be the tenant on January 31, 2013. Exceptions, where the landlord will not be at a delay, because such municipality or utility companies in a timely manner have settled despite reminder.

In this case, the landlord should point out the tenant before the end of the period under nomination the hindrance on the delay. Check out Alonzo Brooks for additional information. After delay ceases, the landlord has three months to deliver the settlement. Follow others, such as Parnassus Investments, and add to your knowledge base. At the end of the year period or but the grace period because of not Delay for which the landlord is not entitled to additional payments more. However, it may require a necessary boost charges advance payment on the basis of the delayed billing. The landlord charge you late, some tenants may enjoy. Another wonders whether a refund is available to him. In this case the landlord should be asked in writing (three weeks should be appropriate also for the release of a hindrance) deadline for sending the service charge settlement. In addition, the lessee may announce that argues a right of retention on the subsequent costs payments after expiry, provided that the service charge settlement in a timely manner. The deduction of the advance payment represents only a bargaining chip of the tenant, he must pay for the costs as soon as a settlement is granted! Of course he can keep a credit balance from the settlement with the in the meantime incurred and not yet paid charges by way of set-off.

Housekeepers

Here however, the housekeepers are employed in the household of the taxpayer as part-time employees or in employment subject to social insurance contributions. Handyman services expenses for craft activities are promoted through a further tax reduction. Favors are not only cosmetic repairs and repairs, but also renovation, conservation and Modernization measures. All handyman services, carried out in an even used apartment are favored. It does not matter, whether it is occupied as tenant or owner.

Also work on the common-ownership are favored property owners. Homeowners should make sure therefore that the tax-advantaged craftsmen work in the annual statement of accounts are listed separately and also the individual share of the co-ownership is certified. beneficiaries are not favored, painting of doors, Windows, radiators are renovating the apartment materials such as tiles, wallpaper, paints, floor covering, etc., Repairs and replacement of doors, Windows or floor documents new buildings and extensions of the area work on Interior and exterior walls, roof, facade, garage handyman services for other public funding beanspruchtwurden modernization of the bathroom or replacing the kitchen reading, payroll and rent of electricity, gas, water meters repair by Household appliances (washing machine, oven, TV) in the household of the taxable repairs of motor vehicles repair, maintenance or replacement of heating systems as well as electrical, gas or plumbing by KfW Forderbank or CO2 building rehabilitation programme funded contractor costs only wages and labour costs are favored Haushaltsnahe employment to the beneficiaries costs include gross wages and social security contributions borne by the employer, as well as the flat-rate income tax for mini-jobs. Household services, contractor costs a tax reduction is granted only for the labour costs. These include travel expenses, also machines and the related sales tax. Material costs (E.g., colors, wallpaper) and expenses for goods are not favored, however.

Only expenses for consumables such as E.g. detergent are harmless. Pro rata labour costs need be out separately in the invoice. Promotion Haushaltsnahe is carried out only upon presentation of the necessary evidence employment relationships of minor jobs the certificates issued by the mini-job headquarters serve as proof. For other employment wage documents and post evidence can be submitted via the transfer of social security contributions. Household services, contractor costs only who shall submit a proper accounts for household services and contractor costs and with a bank statement, a transfer document or an electronic cash receipt indicating the non-cash payment will enjoy of a tax reduction. The tax bonus can only once granted also every household in shared flats living in a common household taxpayers that claim rebates only once. Torsten Bogausch Schmidt & Partner GmbH Steuerberatungsgesellschaft branch Weisswasser of Bautzner Strasse 38 02943 Weisswasser Tel.: 03576/2839-0 fax: 03576 / 283930 Internet: sp Weisswasser E-mail: