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When Are Tax Returns Due?

An income tax return has to be filed by July 31st for the previous year. If you work with an accountant you will automatically get an extension until the end of February of the following year, so in total there are 14 months to submit the tax return. There is no possibility to file for…


When Are Taxes Payable in Germany?

Income tax is paid by employees on a monthly basis at the source through a withholding mechanism. Self employed individuals need to make a projection of their income for the tax year. Based on this projected figure, the tax office will work out a preliminary tax bill. This tax bill is then paid in four…