Tax tip: there Are children in the master’s programme money?


    For families with children is every Euro in the budget are welcome, such as the monthly allowance for children, the parents in the family Fund’s request. The claim also exists for children up to the age of 25. Years of age, in a so-called initial training. This applies regardless of employment or income limits.

    a Bachelor’s degree, followed by a, in time and content to the bachelor’s degree programme in design master degree programme counts for the purposes of child benefit to the initial training. For a temporal context, the master’s degree must be taken at the earliest possible date. A temporal gap, which is due solely to lens for organizational reasons in the course of studies, is regularly harmless.

    Harmless to the temporal relation of Münster from March 31, according to a recent judgment of the Finance court (FG). October 2018 (7 K 1015/18 Kg) a delay in the display of the master’s program at the family benefits office. The family Fund, the children could not fail when the intended continuation is not displayed a training (for example, a master’s degree) directly in the month after completion of the bachelor’s degree. Rather, it is based on a credible intention that the study will be continued.