If you earn 50,000€ per year, the church tax is around 800€ per year. Use my tax calculator to calculate your church tax.
These religious communities collect a church tax:3
- Evangelical Church (Evangelische Kirche)
- Roman Catholic Church (Römisch-katholische Kirche)
- Jewish Community (Jüdische Gemeinde)
- Old Catholic Church (Altkatholische Kirche)
- Some Free Religious communities (Freireligiöse Gemeinden)
If you are not part of those churches, you do not pay church tax.1