Taxation

Founders are liable to pay taxes in Germany for their business activities. The type and level of taxation essentially depends on the chosen legal form. Different types of taxes include e.g. income tax, corporation tax, trade tax, as well as input tax and value-added tax.

Taxation

German taxes
Overview of different taxes in Germany and the according German term
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Deadlines
Information on which taxes need to be payed by whom and when
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Common tax errors
Checklist to prevent the most common errors when it comes to paying taxes
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Customs provisions
Basic information on the movement of goods, services and capital, civil aviation tax and labour and social legislation
Federal Ministry of Finance

Tax information centre
Detailed information about tax obligations as a company and employer
Federal Central Tax Office