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An Introduction the 4 Social Securities in Germany

By on August 24th, 2017

Every person who earns money in Germany has to pay taxes and contribute to social security. Depending on where you’re originally from, you may be used to this system, but let’s break it down anyway.

 

In Germany, we have four different social securities:

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International Money Transfers


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Your Options for International Money Transfers To/From Germany

By on May 31st, 2017

The topic had to come up at some point, why not today? We’ve all had to figure out international money transfers at one point in time since living in Germany, and if not yet, just you wait.

My time came when we decided to buy…

Set up a GmbH in Germany


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How to Set up a GmbH in Germany

By on January 26th, 2017

A GmbH can be as big or as small as you want. You can be a one-man show, without any support staff. Or you could be a massive conglomerate.

From the accountant who put together the posts Starting a Business in Germany: A Tax Guide for Freelance Expats and 


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Starting a Business in Germany: A Tax Guide for Freelance Expats

By on September 21st, 2016

Almost anywhere you go, when you start a business, you either do so as a company or an individual. To keep things from getting too confusing, this post is going to be specifically for freelance expats who make an income on their own, in Germany.

Okay, let’s…

Filing Taxes in Germany


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The English-Speaker’s Guide to Filing Taxes in Germany

By on June 1st, 2016

No matter where in the world you’re from, if you plan on living and working in Germany you’ll need to pay German taxes.

If you’ve come here for a job and plan on working “traditionally,” most companies will provide you with a tax advisor for the first one…

Jenna Davis
Düsseldorf, Germany

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