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Everything you need to know about speculation tax on real estate in Germany

So, you want to sell your property, but you aren’t sure what taxes you’ll have to pay? Our guide will help you understand whether you need to pay speculation tax, and if so, how you can reduce it.

5 min read

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Taxes on cryptocurrency – what you should to know

Are cryptocurrencies taxed like stocks? From the type of tax to your tax-free allowance, this guide tells you everything you need to know about taxes and cryptocurrencies.

6 min read

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Self-employed in Germany? Taxes, tips, and more

Thinking about working for yourself? Our guide will break down what you need to know about taxes when you're self-employed in Germany.

6 min read

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How to File a Tax Return as a Student in Germany

Considering filing a tax return while at university? Find out why it’s worth doing and what you’ll need to bear in mind.

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Your guide to tax deductions in Germany for 2023

Filing your tax return in Deutschland? Find out which expenses are tax deductible. Plus, learn about a practical tool designed to make your 2023 tax return a breeze.

10 min read

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A simple guide to taxes in Germany

Germany is home to more than 40 different types of taxes. This article will highlight the ones that are relevant to you—and explain why they exist in the first place.

6 min read

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Paying taxes as a freelancer in Germany—what you need to know

Taxes are complex—especially for freelancers. But don’t despair! Read on to learn what you need to know about taxes for the self-employed.

8 min read

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Tax returns in Germany — what are the deadlines in 2024?

Not sure exactly when you’ll need to submit your tax return? Learn everything you need to know about the 2024 submission deadlines.

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Tax exemption order — what it is and why you need one

If you’ve never heard of a tax exemption order, then you could be missing out on savings from your bank. Learn here what a tax exemption order is, and why you may need one.

8 min read

What is the singles tax?

Find out why you are financially disadvantaged as a single person and what you can do about it - without changing your relationship status.

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When you need to pay withholding tax in Germany

Withholding tax is levied in Germany on the interest you earn, dividends, and capital gains. Here, we take a closer look at how it works.

6 min read

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How to change your tax class in Germany

When you go through big life changes, your tax class may need to change, too. In this guide, we’ll explain who’s eligible, when it’s possible, and how to do it.

6 min read

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How to benefit from tax-free allowances in Germany

Looking to save on taxes in 2023? Here, you’ll learn about the different tax-free allowances in Germany that could benefit you.

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