German tax issues : how to become an entrepreneur?

German Tax issues and Entrepreneurship with Alexandra Serlinger and iwibdus

Objectives of the course

  • German definition of freelancers (Freiberufler) & tradespersons (Gewerbetreibenden)
  • Requirement to register to the German tax office (obtaining a Tax number, filling out the proper tax forms)
  • Tax regime as small entrepreneur
  • Pro and contra to charge VAT (in case of choice)
  • How to issue invoices (German VAT requirements)
  • German income tax rate and description of the tax burden depending on the personal situation
  • Description of deductible costs for the determination of the taxable income

Alexandra SAlexandra Serlinger is French and grew up close to Paris. After her Baccalauréat, she decided to study French-German law at the university (La Sorbonne, Paris and Universität zu Köln, Cologne) and became a Lawyer in 2010. After a career start in Paris (5 years), she moved to Düsseldorf in 2015, and advises her clients especially in tax law with a focus on international issues. Due to her international background, she is used to analyze the effects of cross-border situations (e.g. tax residence issues) and to find the most appropriate solution for her clients towards the competent tax authorities. A humane and friendly approach to her clients is particularly important to Alexandra. As a Member of the French Bar “Barreau des Hauts de Seine” and of the Düsseldorf Bar in Germany, she is entitled to represent my clients before the competent tax authorities.




Nov 25 2020


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