Inside the FAQ for business legalities, we want to provide you with a very basic understanding that you can prepare the consultation with us. This category collects topics around businesses (company law) as well as making business.

Register Company in Transparency Register Germany
Appeals in Taxation Matters
Corporate Tax
Employer's Duties for Employees
Flat Rate for Input Tax in Annual Statement
Income Tax
Input Tax
Invoicing Formalities for Intra-Community Trade
Labor Costs
Numbers in Taxation Matters for Individuals in Business and Companies
Operational Deductions
Taxation of Businesses
Trade Tax
Value Added Tax
VAT Internationally
Director’s Liability
Eligibility for CEO
Liability During Crisis and Bankruptcy of the Company
Liability Traps During day-to-day Business of the Company
Liability Traps While Founding the Company
Managing Directors in Social Security
Proxy Directorship, Procuration (Prokura)
Quitting as CEO
Registering a Foreigner as Director
Admonishing a Foreign Company for Wrong Legal Notice
Board of Directors
Branch of a Foreign Company in Germany
Business Legalities
Capital Sustenance
Choosing a Business Name for a company in Germany
GbR or Private Partnership
Image of UG in Daily Business Life
Legal Forms of Businesses
mini-GmbH = UG = 1 € GmbH
Representation in Germany
Rights and Duties of Shareholders
Shareholders Assembly
The DO's and DON'Ts of Business Names
Breach of Contract
Collections – Lawyer’s Advantage
Time Issues
Businesses Subject to Permission
EU Lawyers
Practicing as a Physician


  • Taxation

    Articles shown here will on taxes related to businesses.

  • CEO

    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.

  • Legal Forms of Businesses

    Legal Forms will describe what kinds of German corporations exist. In Germany, you have GmbH, UG, etc.

  • Contracts
  • Professions

    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.

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