The German lifestyle is good, and the maximum income tax rate of the progressive tax system ranks Germany as one of the ten highest in the world. Countries with similar tax brackets include Portugal, Belgium and Austria, and the Nordic countries. People can achieve some additional tax advantages when they are married.
CXC Global’s long established company and local expertise and knowledge of German labour and tax legislation, allows us to work closely with our clients, assist with Local Tax and Social Security Registration, VAT Registration, including a preparation of a personal income tax return at the end of the tax year.
Contracting in Germany is complex. The taxation system in Germany is multi layered and is not contractor friendly. Germany is recognised for being a country with some of the highest living standards and taxes in the world. They has entered into Double Taxation Treaties with many countries and do not encourage contracting. For foreign national contract workers, contracting in Germany, it would be wise to consult with CXC Global on the best way to structure, and how best to balance taxation.