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Taxes in Germany

Taxes in Germany

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

Opening a bank account in Germany

Opening a bank account in Germany

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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

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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

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

5 common tax pitfalls for Americans living abroad

5 common tax pitfalls for Americans living abroad

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Tax season is nearing for Americans and here are five common situations for expats to watch in order to avoid fines when living overseas. [Contributed by KOZROG Consult]

Benefits to opening an international bank account

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When you travel internationally, you need a financial institution that offers benefits that can travel with you. [Contributed by Standard Bank]

Taxes for businesses and self-employment in Germany

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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

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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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.

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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?

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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

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

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