Taxes – Deductibility of relocation expenses

Very interesting for expatriates who are working and living in or considering re-locating to Germany is the tax deductibility of  work-related relocation expenses. Relocation expenses are work-related if you are moving from abroad to Germany, starting a new job in Germany the distance between home and workplace is significantly reduced i.e. traveling time shortened by
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New Cities

We are happy to announce, that we have added four new cities to our catalog, you may now also seek our services in Berlin, Bremen, Frankfurt Main and Lübeck – New places, same great service.Services among others include home search, help with Visa application/authorities/immigration offices, seeking utility providers for your new home, setting up a
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Tax declaration and tax classes

In Germany, each employee has to pay income tax on all income for one calendar year. Each month, the companies/employers automatically transfer the tax from the gross salary to the tax office. They also deduct “solidarity surcharge” and, depending on the employee’s religious faith, “church tax”. Insurance for pension, health, nursing and unemployment insurances is
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Registration office

The knowledge of the German language is required for the online registration. The German language is helpful when registering with the authorities since many officials do not speak English or only insufficiently to clarify complicated matters. In order to register in Hamburg, an appointment at one of the registration offices is required. You can make
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