Individuals with special tax issues in Denmark

Danish resident individuals employeed by foreign Governments are not taxed in Denmark of their income.

Danish resident individuals employeed by international organisations are very often tax protected in Denmark of their salary due to international agreements on tax privileges and immunities.

Lecturers and professors working on short terms in Denmark might be protected on Danish taxation due to double taxation treaties.

International artists and athletes can very often avoid Danish taxation on short term jobs in Denmark.

Foreign students have some tax advantges when entering Denmark for the first 2 years of Danish tax residency.

Members of Danish company boards are taxed in Denmark of their board member fees.

Foreign individuals retiring in Denmark are very often tax free in Denmark of their non Danish pension benefits.

Contact Inwema at if you need to clarify and understand your tax position in Denmark.