Currently living in Denmark (or for 6 months or more during the last tax year)? You must pay tax on your worldwide income there.
Income from other EU countries? Check you never pay tax twice on the same income.
Did you pay tax in another country? Even if Denmark has no agreement with that country, you might be entitled to deduct tax paid there.
How much will you pay?
What's left of your gross income in Denmark after deduction of taxes and social security contributions?
Income tax calculator — Denmark
Income tax rates for 2015 (declared in 2016 return)
Denmark has a complex system of personal income tax that includes:
a labour market contribution of 8% of your entire income
a deduction before any tax is due: personal allowance of DKK 44 000 (under 18 DKK 33 000) for municipal taxes, health contributions of 3% and bottom-bracket tax of 9.08%
highest tax bracket of 15% on income above DKK 467 300
municipal tax – payable at flat rates, which vary depending on where you live (average municipal tax: 25.3%)
church tax: 0.7%
social security contributions.
In total, no person must pay more than 51.95% in national and municipal taxes combined.
When and how do you pay?
As a self-employed worker, you must pay tax in advance — usually in 10 monthly instalments (January to May and July to November). If you pay too much, the excess will be refunded to you at the end of the period.