How RUT works
It's easy. If you meet the conditions for RUT, you only pay 50 percent of the labor cost. You have a personal maximum ceiling of SEK 75,000 to use per year, which corresponds to a purchase basis of SEK 150,000. If you are several adults living at the same address, you can add up your RUT deductions to get a higher common ceiling. We provide price suggestions for our services and the prices for household services are always set according to RUT, so that it will be easy for you to see what the service costs after the deduction. When you receive the invoice, we handle the administration to the Swedish Tax Agency.
Increased RUT deduction
From 1 January 2021, the maximum ceiling was increased from SEK 50,000 to SEK 75,000 per person and year.
What is a household service?
It includes services such as cleaning, window cleaning, garden services, etc. Over the years, moving, more advanced garden services, repair of household appliances and IT services in the home have also become part of the RUT deduction. Most of our services are deductible, so take a look at what we can help you with.
What can be good to know is that the ROT deduction (which includes construction services and renovation) affects the space in RUT, so if a ROT deduction has been made, the RUT deduction will be smaller. The maximum ceiling for ROT services is still SEK 50,000, which means that SEK 25,000 is reserved for RUT services. If you are unsure of how much deduction you have made during the year, you can always double-check it with the Swedish Tax Agency.
From 1 January 2021, the RUT deduction has been extended with the following four new services:
- Water washing of clothes and home textiles at a laundry facility, including transport of the laundry.
- Furnishing of homes, including assembling of furniture. However, interior design services are not included.
- Transport of household goods, partly to second-hand shops, flea markets and such where the household goods can be reused, partly to and from storage.
- Simpler home supervision, such as taking in mail, watering flowers, flushing taps and toilets.
RUT deduction for private individuals
The invoice that you receive from us after the assignment has been performed is with a deduction for tax reduction. If you have already used your entire RUT deduction, you can request an invoice without a RUT deduction.
RUT deduction and salary benefit
Your employer may want to facilitate your everyday life outside of work, then you can get RUT services as a salary benefit. The nice thing about it is that you can also get the tax deduction of 50 percent, which means that the salary benefit in principle does not cost anything in the form of benefit tax for you as an employee. Your employer submits the information to the Swedish Tax Agency annually and you make the deduction in your tax return.
Read more about the tax deduction on the Swedish Tax Agency's website.