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Claiming Child Expenses in Tax Return


Living Taxes

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

By on September 13th, 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….

Electricity Providers Dusseldorf


Getting Started Housing Living

How to Find the Best Electricity Provider in Düsseldorf

By on September 11th, 2018

Depending on your living situation in Düsseldorf, Germany, you may be required to set up and pay for your own electricity. Oftentimes, in a WG (shared apartment) or fully…

Internet Contract Dusseldorf


Getting Started Living

How to Find the Best Internet Contract in Düsseldorf

By on September 3rd, 2018

This post will likely be one of the first places you head to gain some additional knowledge about settling down in Düsseldorf. Why? Because it’s 2018… we all need internet in…

Expat Banks in Germany


Getting Started Living

5 of the Best Banks for Expats in Germany

By on August 28th, 2018

Without a German bank account, while living in Germany, you’re not going to get very far. However, the good news is that nowadays, it’s actually pretty simple to open…

Schlossplatz Stuttgart


Weekend Getaways

Weekend Getaway: Dive into Stuttgart’s Hidden Gems

By on August 7th, 2018

Even though Stuttgart is quite a small city, with only 600.000 inhabitants, it offers many world-class cultural highlights and during the summer months, there is hardly a…