How to get your German Tax ID Number

How to get your German Tax ID Number

Understanding German tax can be daunting. From submitting a tax return, to understanding which tax class you fit into, right the way through to figuring out the tax deductions on your German payslip, there’s a lot to get your head around. An important part of this...
How Long Does it Take to Learn German?

How Long Does it Take to Learn German?

While you don’t need to be fluent upon arrival, if you’re looking to settle longer term in Germany, you will need to learn some German. Outside of Berlin, Germany often doesn’t go out of its way to accommodate non-German speakers, and Germans will...
Buying a Used Car in Germany: A Quick, Helpful Guide

Buying a Used Car in Germany: A Quick, Helpful Guide

Buying a used car in Germany usually starts with searching online. The two most popular used car trading portals are mobile.de and autoscout24.de. These both allow you to search by postcode, make, model, year of registration, mileage and several other popular...
How To Apply For A German Driving License

How To Apply For A German Driving License

Driving is practically a German national pastime. With the Germans’ love of cars, the automotive industry pedigree and the amazing driving opportunities offered by the derestricted Autobahns (at least the ones which aren‘t clogged with traffic or construction zones!),...