Below are the current vacancies inside my office. May I briefly introduce myself. I'm the Foreigners Lawyer for immigration, commerce, and taxes. My typically only-English speaking clients are either international corporations, companies, freelancers, or expats. If this sounds interesting and you can seriously use English and German in your profession, feel to venture further and possibly apply.
My services typically cater the anglophone foreigner wanting to live in Germany – be it for business, employment or private.
The following service areas relate to persons outside of a business wanting to live in Germany. I usually offer full service "from preparing the application to defending it when authorities question it". If you need / want more or less, please negotiate.
Business immigration services are all about bringing the successful businessperson to Germany to make new business in Germany. Welcome businesses are artists, freelancers (Freiberufler),shareholding directors, tradepersons (Gewerbetreibende). The services for applying for a residence permit for working as an individual on the basis of self-employment will introduced on the following services on the following subpages as they all have different needs.
|Beam my Presence to Germany UG (limited liability) is my associate in providing virtual offices for your GmbH or UG or representation in Germany. However, also consider using Beam's services, when you wish to disclose your private address from business partners. Famous artists have shown
interest in this regard.
We will gladly serve you in setting up your company or supporting you in running your already founded company, be it private partnerships or corporate enterprises. We serve the flourishing foreign business as well as the low-budget companies with turnkey set-ups.
Our approach is that we take care of all the red tape. Your mind is to be with your business! While incorporating we not only check on the availability for the company name and determine the line of business in order to prevent complaints from Commercial Registry, we also check if any permissions are needed. When a permission to run your line of business is needed, we will apply for it after incorporation.
We provide tax services for individuals, freelancers, as well as corporations – in as far needed and wanted. All services will be provided in English!
This category is all about the legal and practical information of this site.
Articles in this category will answer so many "simple" or "quick" questions when it is typically not worth hiring a professional. A typical situation is that you hear or read something that do not make sense. You want to have a very general idea if your intended approach will be feasible or not. You have one of those "quick questions" and do not want to pay anything for it. Now you have reached the right place! Please respect that I do not answer quick questions for free – neither per eMail nor on the phone.
Now you have read the FAQ and still have question marks in your mind, then it is time to call my Help Now number. Calling service number will cost you only € 2 /m – cellphones might differ.
The provided FAQ on German law will be exclusively around my expertise (Corporate Taxes, Companies and their directors, Immigration, Private Taxes) if it is not just something practical.
Articles shown here will on taxes related to businesses.
It is known that a CEO, chief executive officer, runs a corporation. In German this person is typically called Geschäftsführer. This section will introduce to you the rights and duties as well as liablities of a CEO in Germany.
This category shows further details to the legal forms available in Germany.
This category will introduce to select professions which require a more elaborate description of how to pursue this line of business. The introduction will relate to the very basic legalities of opening and / or running such profession.
The so called chambered professions, such as that of the attorney or physician, have some strict rules that need to be adhered to. These professions always require a permit from a governing body and these professionals must follow strict regulations.
You will also find a list of professions that require a permission – next to registration at trade office.
This section is all about describing what you need to successfully apply for a residence permit and individual kinds of permits. Best start with General Requirements for Residence Permits to Germany. These general requirements must be met for each and every kind of permit. If you lack already one, then your chances of success in obtaining a permit are slim.
In spite of all rumors, lawyers and law can be something practical. This section is all about giving hints to practically manage one's daily life in Germany. The articles here will be very often something very evidential for Germans – but not necessarily.
Intersting articles relating to very general legal issues that effect virtually everybody. Typically, court judgments will be from the Federal Constitutional Court (BVerfG). N.B. the date format follows the German way. Don't when in Rome, do as the Romans do.
Hints and Sites – free of any cost and commitment – to help you have an easier life in Germany. Send the Publisher an eMail when you want / can add something.
Practical News on Holidays in Germany -- whatever might expat related. In other words, you will not learn that Christmas is called Weihnachten in Germany...
Poor you, that something got lost. Try here to find out how to hopefully get it back. Send the Publisher an eMail when you want / can add another possiblity or when your city has its "Lost & Found" online.
Virtually anything that will enhance living and working in Germany – with special attention to your needs as an expat. The focus is on English language information. Send the Publisher an eMail when you want / can add something.
It's all about the currency and paying in Germany.
This section will describe the legalities of a private person in Germany – on a general basis.
This section is all about taxation of private persons. You will find here also some information on child and parental benefits. This might sound illogical for you. However, the German lawgiver decided to structure these benefits inside tax law.
This section is all about your extending and living on your residence permit.
This topic is all about visas – but not residence permits. Please understand as "visa" the permission to be inside Germany as a visitor for up to three months in a row. A "residence permit" allows persons to indefinitely live here and maybe also pursue some kind of employment and in the long run be eligible for permanent residency – longest after five years.
This category contains short stories which went to court and are to help you orientate yourself on a more individual basis.
Interesting cases in general for running a business in Germany.
Case law on miscellaneous legal conflicts among private persons.
Chosen reports on cases in court on obtaining or losing German citizenship and having or obtaining double citizenship.
We will be reporting here on interesting cases on foreigners law; it's all about citizenship, deportation, entry, expulsion, and residence.
Interesting cases on tax topics when employed, receiving child benefits, or for other non-commercial reasons from your income tax bill. This category also covers taxes for earnings upon interest. You will also find cases discussing what (or not) you can deduct when employed or for other non-commercial reasons.
Germans call "child benefits" Kindergeld". Since the rules for child benefits is published in EStG, the cases have been organized in this category. Though these benefits are grants, they are regulated in the income tax code.