The business idea: The foundation of every venture
Every new venture begins with a business idea. The ultimate goal is to turn a promising idea into a profitable business model. But are you asking the right questions? Contents How to find the right business idea The discovery phase Ask the right questions Evolve existing business models Tap into current trends Open a franchise …
Gewerbeerlaubnis: Do I need a licence for my business in Germany?
Contents What is a Gewerbeerlaubnis? Which businesses need a Gewerbeerlaubnis? Registration obligation Gewerbeerlaubnis criteria Want to know more? [BEGIN: Insert an Image between this tag] [END insert Image] Got questions about setting up a business in Germany? Startup expert 10+ years experience Hi, I’m Andreas and I’ve been advising businesses in Germany for over …
Fragebogen zur steuerlichen Erfassung für Einzelunternehmen: The tax questionnaire guide for sole proprietorships
Every sole proprietor in Germany has to register with the tax office through the “Fragebogen zur steuerlichen Erfassung für Einzelunternehmen” (questionnaire for the tax registration of sole proprietorships). However, correctly filling this form out isn’t so easy. To help you out, we’ve put together this guide on how to complete the questionnaire step-by-step.
Tax registration guide for limited liability companies in Germany
Anyone who wants to operate a corporation in Germany can’t avoid filling out the Fragebogen zur steuerlichen Erfassung, or “tax registration questionnaire” in English. The questionnaire is how a business in Germany registers with the right branch of the Finanzamt (tax office) and receives its Steuernummer (tax number). How to fill in the questionnaire differs for each type of business. Thus, we’ve created this guide specifically for limited liability company forms (aka corporations) in Germany, such as the GmbH and the UG.
Taking your first steps as an entrepreneur in Germany: How to get off on the right foot
So you’re officially open for business! But are you really ready to start operating? That is, are you sure you’ve done everything you have to keep the German authorities happy later down the track? Let us help you get off on the right foot as an entrepreneur in Germany.
Getting ready to start a business in Germany: What do I need to think about?
Contents Preparing mentally Planning and analysis Takeover, franchise or starting from scratch Information and advice Permits and further training Business plan Starting capital More on getting started The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Business in Germany Chapter 1: Business visas, residence & work permits Chapter 2: Business legal forms in Germany Chapter 3: Preparing …