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Paying tax in Germany

Paying tax in Germany

3 April 2013 | 1 comment

If you're living in Germany long-term, you will be subject to paying taxes in Germany. Let us guide you through the maze of German taxes.

Opening a bank account in Germany

Opening a bank account in Germany

12 March 2012 | 9 comments

To navigate Germany's banking system, we surveyed seven German banks to help you choose the right bank to open a bank account in Germany.

Insurance in Germany

Insurance in Germany

9 March 2012 | 1 comment

If you live in Germany, there are a number of German insurances to consider to ensure you are adequately covered by insurance in Germany.

A guide to retiring in Germany

A guide to retiring in Germany

8 March 2012 | 2 comments

Germany has a high quality of life for retired expats but retiring in Germany has several implications, from German health insurance to inheritance tax.

Taxes and charges for businesses and self-employed in Germany

Taxes and charges for businesses and self-employed in Germany

6 May 2015 | 0 comments

Business owners and self-employed workers living in German need to register with the German tax authorities and file an annual German tax return.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

It is important to assess the costs and benefits of different transfer options to ensure you get the best deal on your international money transfers.

The benefits of using a foreign currency broker

18 December 2014 | 0 comments

Transeferring funds overseas can prove expensive, but a reputable currency broker such as TorFX can help expats save money on foreign currency transactions. [Contributed by TorFX]

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

18 August 2014 | 2 comments

Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

13 August 2014 | 0 comments

Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond explores the current issues facing European portable retirement planning.

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

12 August 2014 | 0 comments

If you've gathered pensions from a number of countries and plan on retiring abroad, Expatica's pension expert Phil Loughton explains how to transfer your pension plans abroad.

Expat guide to offshore investment

Expat guide to offshore investment

8 August 2014 | 5 comments

Overwhelmed by the number of offshore investment products? Expatica's expert Russell Hammond explains the basics for investing abroad and using offshore investments for portable retirement planning.

Changes to UK pensions 2014 – is QROPS still beneficial for expats?

Changes to UK pensions 2014 – is QROPS still beneficial for expats?

12 June 2014 | 0 comments

Following changes to UK pension legislation in March 2014, financial expert Steven Grover discusses whether QROPS is still a beneficial option for expats living abroad.

QROPS – is it a pension option for expats living abroad?

QROPS – is it a pension option for expats living abroad?

12 June 2014 | 0 comments

Following changes to UK pension legislation, financial expert Steven Grover discusses whether a QROPS pension scheme is an option for expats living in Europe.

Inheritance tax in Germany

Inheritance tax in Germany

1 April 2013 | 0 comments

A brief guide to what you may be liable to pay in German inheritance taxes.

Income tax in Germany for employees

Income tax in Germany for employees

1 April 2013 | 7 comments

If you're working in Germany, here's a guide to personal tax liabilities for workers in Germany.

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