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I have a question concerning fringe benefit taxation in Germany. Since February 2012 I work and live in Germany with all my family in a city in North Rhein Westfalia. My company pays normally the rent of the flat where I live for a sum of approx. 1000 €/month while I pay all the other expenses for general administration, gas, water, etc. Starting from this month of January 2013 they informed me that they will have to apply some deduction to my salary due to the rent fee that they pay and they say that they want to deduct also the amount due for former month (february 2012-january 2013). Before they have never communicated this to me, neither during job interview when we defined the terms and condition for the job contract, the net salary.
What is according to german law the regulation concerning this materia related to the fringe benefits? How much will I be supposed to pay? Do I have some possibility to refuse the application of such extra taxation on my normal salary?
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Please let me know if you are able to provide an answer to my question latest by tomorrow.
My visa was already billed in the meantime but I still do not have any answer.
Hope for your understanding.
please let me know when I will get the answer to my question. Consider I need to get it in a short time.
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Thanks for your reply but if I don't get an answer in next 2 days I will close the question and I will be forced to protestate the debit on my VISA.
if the answer to my question cannot be provided by end of the week, I ask you to close my request and refund the money.
Thank you in advance.