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Working in Germany

This is our guide to taxation in Germany. You will find everything you need to know, alongside an abundance of information that will be undoubtedly useful when planning to place employees or work within Belgian borders.

Tomgandhi Consulting tax guides provide a summary of practiced taxation rates on income and rules for the tax year, allowable deductions, tax credits and information regarding special expatriate tax regimes. This guide also covers social security and working visas, highlighting the necessary requirements to work legally in Germany, with key dates highlighted for tax returns. We specialise in helping to reduce tax and administrative overheads for those working in Europe with companies located throughout Europe. Please contact us with any enquires you may have about working within German borders.

Working in Germany

Income Tax

You can find the income tax rates for 2014 in relation to Germany within this section.

German Income Tax

Social Security

This section contains relevant information on Social Security within Germany.

German Social Security

Working Visas

The employer in Germany must apply to the competent authority for permits on behalf of the employee.

German Working Visa

Management Services in Germany

Tomgandhi Consulting can take complete control over administration and payroll. We can also take full jurisdiction of dealings with the German Tax and National Security Office. Fully specialized in the German labour market and holding an established relationship with the local tax authorities, we can also offer an Umbrella Service for contractors within Germany’s borders, ensuring legality and helping you to gain the best possible marketplace retention rate. Social Security and Tax are deducted at source, calculated on the tax card basis, submitted for each individual at the beginning of every fiscal year. Tomgandhi Consulting is registered with the Tax Authorities and National Social Security Office of Germany.


Our payroll service can be tailored to your exact requirements, saving your company time and money!

German Payroll

German UG

Tomgandhi Consulting UG can take over total responsibility for the administration of your payroll within Germany.

German UG