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  1. There is something that I cannot get my head around. I had to submit two parallel tax returns for UK (2020-21 tax year) and Germany (2020 tax year), because I was a tax resident in the UK for that period (by number of days) and I was also partially resident in Germany (which required it anyway). All was well with that. But I paid voluntary Class 2 national insurance contributions for the UK 2020-21 tax year on 3 December 2021 (due by 31 January 2022) after I had filled in my German tax return for 2020 in September 2021 (because the German system was actually more straightforward and I got it done first). Now I am filling in just my German 2021 tax return (although I have asked to pay Class 2 NI contributions in the UK again for 2021-22, but have not heard back). Confusion aside, my main question is this: is there anywhere on the German tax declaration form (I am using ELSTER), such as Beiträge zur ausländischen gesetzlichen oder privaten Kranken- und Pflegeversicherung, that I should add the information about voluntary Class 2 contributions? As I wrote above, I paid them on 3 December 2021 and this related to the 2020-21 tax year. And, second question, to which German tax year would it relate anyway, when the two do not quite coincide (my guess would be UK 2020-21 = German 2020, but not sure)? Is there anyone that has also had this conundrum? My main concern is not so much the sums, but just making sure that I am faithfully reporting everything going on in my life to the Finanzamt.