Taxation in Germany
Look up tax rates, the latest tax news and information on double taxation treaties with our specialist online resources, guides and useful links.
Looking for more information on Germany? Our country resources provide accounting guides, economic forecasts, profiles and guides to doing business.
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- Tax treaties
- Tax news and developments
- Tax rates and guides
- Articles and books from the Library
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We maintain a collection of worldwide double tax treaties in English (and other languages where available) to assist members with their enquiries. If you are having difficulty locating a treaty, please call the enquiry team on +44 (0)20 7920 8620 or email us at email@example.com.
Germany: Tax treaties
Details of tax treaties in force between the UK and Germany, provided by HMRC.
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KPMG provides a bulletin summarising the latest tax developments in the region.
Tax rates and guides
We can provide current and historic tax rates, comparison tables and country surveys through our specialist tax databases. We have up-to-date key fact summaries as well as detailed analyses of the tax regime in jurisdictions around the world covering corporate taxation, individual taxation, and business and investment.
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Germany: Deloitte International Tax Source
Online database providing tax rates, including information on withholding tax, tax treaties and transfer pricing.
Tax on corporate transactions in Germany: overview
Comprehensive guide from Thomson Reuters Practical Law describing key issues for cross-border tax, tax law and practice in different jurisdictions.
Germany country profile
Profile produced by KPMG highlighting key tax factors affecting cross-border business and investment, covering tax rates and rules. Updated in June 2018.
EY global tax guides
Detailed guides produced and updated annually by EY, summarising the tax system and key tax issues in jurisdictions around the world. Guides on Germany cover corporate tax; personal tax and immigration; VAT, GST and sales tax; estate and inheritance tax.
International Tax Handbook
Regularly updated guide published by Nexia, the international accounting network. Each country chapter gives an overview of company structures and the main personal, corporate and indirect taxes in each jurisdiction.
Tax Rates Online
An online rates tool produced by KPMG that compares corporate, indirect, individual income and social security tax rates within a country or across multiple countries.
Articles and books in the Library collection
Additional information on taxation in this country may appear in general works which do not appear in this list. If you need assistance identifying the material available, please contact the enquiry team.
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