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What is RUT deduction?

What is RUT deduction?

Many people believe that it is expensive to hire a moving company. What they do not consider is the RUT deduction. This is a tax deduction that will lower your cost of hiring a moving company significantly. We at Grabbarna Flytt are experts when it comes to RUT deductions and can answer to all your questions. Our well-optimized processes also make this step very smooth and easy. 

How does RUT deduction work?

It is actually very simple because you do not even have to think about it. We as a moving company, will handle all contact with Skatteverket and the bill we send you will already have the RUT deduction deducted. We as the moving company will then contact Skatteverket and get the rest of the money from them. You will not notice anything before you get your tax declaration, where you will be able to see the RUT deduction that you used. Usually, you also get a notification per mail or in your Kivra account. 

How much can you get from RUT deduction?

For one year, you can get a total of 75 000 Swedish crowns from the RUT deduction. The only other limit is that you cannot get more than 50% of the total cost. That means that you will not always use all of your available RUT deduction when hiring a moving company, except if you have a lot of stuff to move. You should also now that you have to pay a certain amount of tax in Sweden to be able to access all of your RUT deduction. You can find more info on Skatteverket. 

Other rules

There are a few other rules that apply when you want to use the RUT deduction. Firstly, you have to be at least 18 years old. Secondly, you either have to be living in Sweden or be paying Swedish taxes on at least 90% of your total income. The work you want to use the RUT deduction for, must also be done in your house, for example when using a moving company to move between homes. If you fulfill these requirements, you should have no problem getting a RUT deduction. Moving company Stockholm, hire us at Grabbarna Flytt for a safe and top-class move!



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