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Internet Company in Germany - Tax advice

Discussion in 'Business & Tax Advice' started by xooromat, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. xooromat

    xooromat Junior Member

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    Hi
    i'm from germany and I started selling stuff trough the internet, now i'm making a decent amount of money and paypal asked for my tax informations. I was wondering if anyone here also started an internet company in germany and have an advice for the best company type.

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    Steuerberater/Unternehmensberater.

    Depends on your preferences, if you want limited liablity you should stay aways from entities like a sole priop., a KG, OHG etc. and file for an UG, UG & Co. KG, GMBH or GMBH & Co. KG

    If you are fine with being liable with your whole private assets, then you can simply stay a freelancer and just your pay corp. tax, income tax and VAT (if you have clients from germany or other EU countries that don't have reverse charge) - all you need is a Gewerbeschein and your personal VAT+Tax ID, but you don't have to pay IHK Fees, you don't need a Handelsregister Eintrag etc,.

    Small Overview : http://www.startup-in-bayern.de/themenmenue/rechtsformen/rechtsformen-im-vergleich.html
     
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  3. xooromat

    xooromat Junior Member

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    thanks for that quick reply! I'm thinking about to go to a Steuerberater... thats the best way i guess. ;) But the Gewerbeschein is interesting, because of IHK fees. and thanks for the link its pretty helpful!