Cheating on taxes can be tempting. Especially when it comes to a few hundreds or sometimes thousands of euros. And especially if you are new in Germany and can always use an excuse that you don’t speak German or you are not familiar with the German tax laws and how they work. However, in any country „ignorance of law excuses no one”. The same applies, of course, to Germany as well. In this article, we will explain to you why it is not advisable to cheat while filling in your German tax return.