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Claiming Child Expenses in Tax Return


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Living Taxes

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

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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…

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Tax ID Number Dusseldorf


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Getting Started Living Taxes

Where & How to Obtain a Tax ID Number in Düsseldorf

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August 23, 2018

Worried about finding ways to obtain your tax ID number in Düsseldorf? Don’t be! It’s probably the simplest paperwork process you’re going to jump…

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Claiming VAT Taxes Germany


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Living Running a Business Taxes Working

The Easiest Way to File Your Monthly VAT Tax as a Freelancer

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July 5, 2018

Hey, all you freelancers out there! If you’re not registered as a Kleinunternehmer, then chances are you’re required in Germany, by law, to submit…

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Deductible Employee Expenses Germany


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What Expenses You Can Deduct as an Employee in Germany!

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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…

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Tax Guide For American Expats


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The Ultimate Tax Guide for American Expats Living in Germany

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June 5, 2018

For many of us expats, filing taxes in Germany is a headache enough. However, if you’re an American expat living in Germany, things get…

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Tax Return Tips Germany


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Living Taxes

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

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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…

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Church Tax Dusseldorf


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Living Taxes

How to Deregister Yourself from Church Tax in Düsseldorf

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March 30, 2017

There are a lot of things to consider when moving to Germany, some decisions bigger than others, and some you may not have even…

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Expat Tax Guide Dusseldorf


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Living Running a Business Taxes

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

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September 21, 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…

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Filing Taxes in Germany


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Living Taxes

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

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June 1, 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…

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