Your options when setting up a business
If you intend to engage in any commercial activity in Germany, it is wise to establish your own company. This, unless the business is trivial, can protect you from a lot of inconveniences and trouble with the authorities. Here are the most widespread forms.
How to get a foreign business VAT refund
Businesses can get a refund for paid German VAT if they are based in an EU country or in a country that has a reciprocal agreement with Germany for VAT tax refunds. Here is how to apply for one.
Do’s and don’ts
In an increasingly cosmopolitan world, some people say that there isn’t much difference between one place and another when it comes to doing business. There is a lot of movement in between the major cities in Europe; even if it is becoming increasingly rare to meet people who have not studied or worked in another place you still need to be aware of local differences.