That depends on how much you earn. If you earn more than a certain amount per year then you are no longer considered to be “dependent” on your parents. They receive a tax reduction for each child considered to be financially dependent.

when do I remain dependent on my parents?

If you work as a student in 2023, then you remain financially dependent on your parents…

    • …if you are still part of the family in January 2024. That means that you must still be living with your parents. Are you in student accommodation or somewhere else due to illness? In that case you are also still considered to be living at home;
    • …if your net taxable income in 2023 is a maximum of 3.820 euros. For students with a single parent this is a maximum of 5.520 euros.

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