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Financial aspects

Information on legal aspects related to work-family balance is arranged and consolidated for you under Legal Aspects.

Here you can find information on financial matters.

Please contact us directly if you have further questions - we are happy to support you.

In general

  • Tax deduction until 2018: Childcare costs can be deducted from tax to an extent of 2.300 € per year and per child up to it's 10 birthday. Which costs can be deducted in detail and which requirements need to be met, please read here.
  • Tax deduction from 2019: Familienbonus Plus. Here you can find a calculator for choosing the best option.

For students and low income families

Financial support in exceptional circumstances

The Province of Styria as well as the City of Graz provide following financial support for people facing a financial emergency:

Support by the Province of Styria

One-time financial support by the City of Graz

Do you need assistance with the application procedure? Please contact us.


Mag. Julia Spiegl, Head of department
Harrachgasse 32, 8010 Graz
Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 2168

Please make an appointment


Information on financial support
unikid - living with children
unicare - caring for adults/elderly

application forms day care leave, birth, Papamonat, parental leave, care leave, end-of-life care leave, ...

GUIDELINES career breaks

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