German Social Security also covers insurance for unemployment, known as albeitslosenversicherung, which sees both the employer and employee contribute a certain percentage of the employee’s… Read More
When Working in Germany you need to know about various aspects. Information on German taxation rates are important alongside social security and other aspects that highlight necessary requirements and knowledge necessary for expatriates starting or returning to work in Germany.
Other important aspects include informative commentary on German Payroll, expenses within Germany, German accommodation, pensions, working hours and many various other aspects involved with starting or continuing to contract and work within German borders. Our contractor guides provide a summary of practical and financial advice for contractors planning to work in Germany.
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It has been estimated that approximately 90% of the population within Germany contribute to the German social security scheme. The German social security welfare system… Read More
Based primarily on the final payment from the previous year, the Finanzamt (Tax Office) will evaluate your overall tax bill for the current year, including… Read More
Any expatriate living within German borders will be subject to German taxes, particularly German Income Tax, especially if they have… Read More
The cabinet for German Chancellor Angela Merkel has put plans in place to cut German payroll taxes, after proposals have been approved to bring the… Read More