The electronic tax-return system ELSTER is a project of the German tax administrations of all states and the federal government. It is used to process tax returns and tax registrations of employees, entrepreneurs, and employers online. As a highly specialized service provider for payroll accounting for the public sector, the construction industry, and the ancillary building trade, Lohndata is certified by ELSTER.
The dakota.ag program is also dedicated to secure Internet communication between employers and statutory health insurance companies. It relates to data exchange and communication based on technical systems. dakota.ag has certified Lohndata.