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Within which time span will the tax authorities have to send me a tax assessment?

Period the tax authorities have to send a tax assessment
The tax authorities must issue a tax assessment within 3 years after the tax year has ended. If the tax authorities have granted you a time extension to file the tax return the period of 3 years is lenghtened with the duration of the time extension.
In general it takes much less than 3 years. On average between 3 and 6 months.

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