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How expensive is it to live in Germany? An overview of (almost) every cost

From rent and food to transportation and leisure, many of us might not know exactly how much we spend each month. Here’s a simple breakdown of everything that goes into the cost of living in Germany.

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Here’s how to rent a flat in Germany—the ultimate guide

Apartment, flat, flatshare, WG, housing, accommodation—whatever you want call it, we’ll show you how to get it.

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How to open a bank account in Germany the easy way

Open a German bank account without any paperwork or bureaucracy, and without even needing to speak German. Perfect for expats, foreigners and non-residents from abroad.

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What is the German Schufa score? And how to get one—a guide

Starting out in Germany but you don’t know yet what a Schufa score is? Read on to find out everything about creditworthiness in Germany.

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What is an expat? Starting your expat life: Tips and features to help you settle in

If you’re moving abroad for your dream job, or simply for a change of scenery, then this is the guide you need! We’ve gathered tips and features to help you start off your new life on the right foot.

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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.

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N26 x WOLT—get €3 off at your favorite food spots

Finally got time to binge on your favorite series, but just don’t feel like cooking? WOLT delivers tasty food right to your door.

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N26 x ClassPass—enjoy one month of sports for free

Looking to start your fitness journey, with a few spas thrown in for good measure? Then make the most of our new partner offer and get started with a free one-month trial with ClassPass.

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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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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.

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