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ElsterFormular (German only software to file taxes)
Version:, Revision: 19695
veröffentlicht (published): 2016-06-09

Application Details:

Version: 17.x
License: Free to use
Votes: 11
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.8.3

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Test Results

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What works

With wincfg being set to Windows 7:

  • Installer works
  • Program itself runs
  • Search for updates
  • Transfer of last year's data to new tax return

What does not


What was not tested

  • Submission of forms to tax office
  • Download of program updates (none available at the time)

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 13 20161.8.3Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Apr 29 20161.9.8Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 27 20161.9.4Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
29916 ElsterFormular cannot make use of default PDF viewer (e. g. Okular) CLOSED FIXED View
29979 ElsterFormular 14.1 crashes when trying to print already sent income tax return CLOSED FIXED View
35041 Multiple apps and games crash with heap corruption or live-lock in libX11 (EA Origin, Garmin Express Fit, SMPlayer, LotRO launcher, Kindle for PC, Conan Exiles)('taskset -c 0 wine ./foo.exe' is a workaround) CLOSED NOTOURBUG View
35291 setcap on wine-preloader causes application problems (Hearthstone) NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

Please include the correct version in your test results

Please include the correct version in your test results!
When you report your test results please include the exact version of your tested Elsterformular binary. You will find this inside the menu. Choose Hilfe and than Ãœber Elsterformular.
If this info is missing your test results will be rejected.

Bitte bei Testergebnissen immer die genaue Dateiversion angeben!
Bitte bei eingereichten Testberichten immer die genaue Version der verwendeten Downloads angeben. Diese sind im Menü zu erfahren: Hilfe und dann Über Elsterformular.
Andernfalls wird der Test nicht akzeptiert und verworfen.


Please install a PDF reader like SumatraPDF first.

This is optional:
To run ElsterFormular properly use this command:

$ taskset -c 0 wine /path/to/pica.exe

Ausführliche Beschreibung (Ubuntu)
Elsterformular im Ubuntu-Wiki:


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