Filing commuting expenses in MyTax

  1. Select “Tax returns and tax information” under Activities on the MyTax home page.

  2. Select the year 2018.

  3. Select “Pre-completed tax return” under Income tax.

  4. In the first stage, you will see your own details. You can navigate in MyTax by selecting “Next” or “Previous” or, alternatively, by clicking the item of your choice in the stage path.

  5. a) If you have filed travel expenses previously, you will see the data pre-completed in stage 2. Pre-completed income and deductions. You can edit or delete the information.

    b) If you have not filed travel expenses previously, go to section Other deductions and select “Yes” under “Travel expenses”.

  6. You can file the travel expenses by clicking “Add new travel expense”.

    If you use employer-subsidised commuter tickets, select “Yes”.

  7. Then select “Commute” and the type of vehicle.

  8. If you are filing the travel expenses by public transport, enter the following:

    • address details (home address and address of the place of work)
    • daily travel distance (e.g. 20 km)
    • period of travel (e.g. 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018)
    • travel expenses in euros (e.g. €1,000)

    If you are filing the travel expenses for trips using your own car or a company car, also enter the following:

    • grounds for using means other than public transport
    • vehicle (drop-down list)
    • number of travel days

    Once the details are correct, click “OK”.

  9. Go to 5. “Preview and send”.

  10. Check the details before submitting them.

    If needed, you can still make corrections. You can return to earlier stages by clicking Previous.

  11. If the details are correct, click “Submit”.

  12. We will send you an acknowledgement of receipt. The details will be entered in your pre-completed tax return, which you will receive for checking during the spring.