Christian Schmidt

Running a Business Taxes

Understanding Fixed Assets (“Anlagevermögen”) and How to Claim Them in Germany

November 29, 2018

Working for yourself can be quite a rewarding achievement, but it’s also a lot of hard work, not to mention the amount of time it takes to learn how…

Living Taxes

When Can You Claim Child Expenses in Your Income Tax Return?

September 13, 2018

Children can be included in your income tax return under certain conditions. The German tax law provides some benefits for parents as well as for single parents. The rules…

Living Taxes

What Expenses You Can Deduct as an Employee in Germany!

June 14, 2018

Which expenses are deductible for an employee in the German income tax return?

Business expenses are all expenses an employee has to incur in order to practice a job. In…

Running a Business Working

Making the Choice Between “Kleinunternehmer” or “Unternehmer”

May 1, 2018

Those of you who want to run your own business in Germany might have already heard the term “Kleinunternehmerregelung” (small business entrepreneur ruling). But what exactly does it mean…

Living Taxes

Do You Have to File a Tax Return While Living in Düsseldorf?

March 20, 2018

The German tax system is quite complex and each year a various number of new laws become effective. Consequently, it is not easy to find out whether there is…