17. August 2018,International Tax Advice, Tax Advice
Investment in German real estate regularly triggers real estate transfer tax. The tax is imposed as a percentage of the purchase price or the asset value. The tax rates range from 3.5 %, e.g. in Bavaria, to 6.5 %, e.g. in North Rhine-Westphalia.
If you would like to use a listed building in Germany as a prestigious German company headquarter, fiscal promotion in Germany makes your goal more achievable. For 12 years increased depreciation can be used to save on taxes:
Internet currencies like Bitcoins are getting common these days. The market is highly volatile. Profits as income from private sales trading Bitcoins are not liable for income tax if the period of time between acquisition and disposal is longer than one year
It is annoying if a private loan fails to be repaid. If one of our clients is in that situation, he will ask us to explain the tax effects ensuing in Germany. Here we want to explain them to you by example
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