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Avoiding Double Taxation In Germany: A Guide For UK Expats

Published on Wednesday October 03, 2018 (11:33:11)   (957 Reads)
“The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes.” – Einstein

There is no shame in feeling discombobulated by taxation systems; we all do. Even Einstein!

This guide is specifically aimed at UK expats living and earning in Germany. As the title promises, we will explain how to avoid double taxation as well as how taxes between Germany and the UK work. And, most importantly, we will do this without using complicated lega ...    more ...
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Kindergeld: A Guide To Child Financial Allowance In Germany

Published on Wednesday July 11, 2018 (11:43:25)   (8909 Reads)
Like much of the Western world, Germany has struggled with low birth rates. It is a problem that the country has dealt with in typical German fashion: systematically and sensibly. For decades, Germany has been developing and implementing family-focused policy in a bid to entice residents into having more children; a strategy which means that today, Germany is among the best places in the world to raise a family. Germany’s population agrees; 201 ...    more ...
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An Expat Guide To Banking In Germany

Published on Friday November 03, 2017 (14:22:10)   (1775 Reads)
Choosing the right bank can be both stressful and tedious in equal measures. If you’re new in Germany and asking yourself if you need to open a German bank account, the short answer is yes! If you plan to earn money or rent a house in Germany, then you definitely need a German account. Most employers, companies and landlords will not do business with an international account holder.    more ...
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A Guide To The Cost Of Living In Frankfurt

Published on Friday November 03, 2017 (14:01:29)   (10973 Reads)
While German salaries may seem low for many from the Anglosphere, purchasing power is in fact quite high. This means you can attain a great quality of life in Germany for less.    more ...