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Corporate and tax law All tax issues and filing for private persons, expats, companies (any legal forms and entities) and start-ups. Annual tax filing, current...

Working Expats in Germany Tax Refund as an Expat One has to file for tax return for that year even if the expat did not work...
employed-in-germany

How does a freelancer/contractor register for tax as an expat? In order to register tax the freelancer/contractor has to contact the local Finanzamt.  Download registration...

Tax Rates on Income in Germany Income tax starts with 14.77% and increases up to 44.31% gradually.  The Top tax rate applies to taxable income...

How do taxes affect income from renting property back home? Under German tax rules, the expat can balance interest payments on a mortgage.   It consists...
Corporate-Income-Tax-for-Corporations

Companies Liable to Corporate Income Tax Any corporate company such as the limited liability company (GmbH) or the stock corporation (AG), which is based in...
Personal-Income-Tax-for-Partnerships

There are many corporate structures that are not separate legal entities but associations of partners, whereby the partners hold all rights and obligations. This...
Tax Declarations

All taxpayers are required to submit an annual tax return to their local tax authority or Finanzamt. Your local tax authority will be situated...
Tax Deductions

Loss Carry-Forward and Loss Carry-Back For the purpose of corporate income tax any losses can be carried back for one year, up to a maximum...
Trade Tax

Firms Liable to Trade Tax Any commercial business with operates in Germany is liable to pay trade tax (Gewerbesteuer) regardless of the businesses legal form....