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Swedish word of the day: skatteåterbäring

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Published: 19.Mar.2019 13:56 hrs

This word might look complicated, but it's well worth learning since it could equate to extra money for you...

Skatteåterbäring is a Swedish compound noun meaning 'tax refund', referring to money paid by the government to individuals to compensate for any overpayment of taxes.

The way this works is that individuals fill out their tax declaration (deklaration), submit this to the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket), and if it turns out you've overpaid, you'll receive your skatteåterbäring straight to your bank account.

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