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

Thinking about working for yourself—but don’t like thinking about taxes? With our practical guide, learn everything you need to know about being self-employed and taxes in Germany.

6 min read

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Taxes on cryptocurrency—everything you need 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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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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Your guide to German inheritance tax

Learn about the taxes you may owe after losing a loved one—including inheritance brackets, tax-free allowances, and more.

7 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.

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 2022?

Not sure exactly when you’ll need to submit your tax return? Learn everything you need to know about the 2022 submission deadlines.

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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.

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How to submit a tax declaration in Germany

Filing your taxes can be stressful, especially if you’re not familiar with the German tax system. We’ve put together this simple guide to walk you through it.

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Your guide to VAT in Germany

Confused about the different kinds of value-added tax in Germany? From the varying percentages to who needs to pay, this guide will help you wrap your head around this important sales tax.

5 min read

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Your guide to tax deductions in Germany for 2021

Filing your tax return in Deutschland? Find out which expenses are tax deductible. Plus, learn about a practical tool designed to make your 2021 tax return a breeze.

7 min read