Calculate German Child Benefit (Kindergeld)
Calculating child and spouse support
the paid child benefit (Kindergeld) has to be taken into account. Child benefit has to be paid in regard
to the number of children and the age of each. Till the age of 18 child benefit has to be paid,
after that only under additional circumstances.
Online calculator for German child benefit payments (Current status 01.01.2017):
Enter number of children beneath the age of 18. If
(according to numbers in brackets) are given enter number of these children as well
and click the button [Calculate]:
The amount of total represents the monthly entitlement to child benefit.
Comments on the calculator for child benefit
Child benefit will be paid for a child older than 18 as long as requirements are fulfilled as follows:
||No employment and registered as jobseeker
||Looking for an apprenticeship
||Undertaking training for an occupation
||Without any income due to physical, mental or psychological disability
More information for child benefit
So far it is only an overview in regard to claiming child benefit. Further detailed information to additional requirements for child benefit can be found in the
Child benefit leaflet 2017
of the Family Benefits Office (Familienkasse). The Family Benefits Offices of the public servant are responsible
for setting and payment of child benefit.