Calculator for German Family Law

Calculate German Child Benefit (Kindergeld)

Calculating child and spousal 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.

Calculate German child benefit payments 2017:

Enter number of children beneath the age of 18. If additional requirements (according to numbers in brackets) are given enter number of these children as well and click the button [Calculate]:

Child benefit 2017
Beneath 18 Years:
Only under additional preconditions:
18 to beneath 21 Years (1,2,3,4):
21 to beneath 25 Years (2,3,4):
Beyond 25 Years (4):
Total per month:384
Total per year:4608

The amount of total represents the monthly and anual entitlement to child benefit.

Comments on the calculator for child benefit

Additional requirements:

Child benefit will be paid for a child older than 18 as long as at least one of following requirements are fulfilled:

1. No employment and registered as jobseeker
2. Looking for an apprenticeship with evidence of trying without success
3. Undertaking training for an occupation, visting a ...
4. Without any income due to physical, mental or psychological disability, ...

More information for child benefit

So far this child benefit calculator 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.