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Foreign businesses are able to apply for VAT refunds in Germany. There are of course formal regulations to be followed. These regulations differ for businesses from EU-member states and non-EU located ?

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In today’s world mail order selling has of course increased significantly through the Internet explosion. Mail order companies have to be aware of the fact that they might become subject to Value Added Tax in other EU-member states if they deliver goods to certain customers resident in those states.

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Transport and logistics companies often act as customs agents for their customers (principals). The same applies for warehouses and other service providers. If they lodge tax declarations on behalf of their principals they may become liable for import duties.

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In 2009 the European Union introduced the status of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO). The EU followed an initiative of the World Customs Organization (WCO) to ensure more security and freedom in international trade.

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The European Union has been trying for over a decade to modernize custom’s regulations. Todays regulations in form of the current Community Customs Code (CCC) originate from 1992. There have been political efforts to modernize the current custom law

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Social security contributions in Germany are calculated as a percentage of the income. However, there is a maximum income base. Exceeding parts of the income are not subject to social security contributions.

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Foreign entities who want to start business activities in Germany face numerous legal requirements. They also have to deal with various authorities and other semi-official organisations. This article describes authorities and organisations who are in charge of tax and social security issues.

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Foreign entities who want to start business activities in Germany are facing numerous legal requirements. They also have to deal with various authorities and other semi-official organisations.

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Germany is not considered to be a low-tax jurisdiction. However, under certain conditions foreign companies may profit from favourable tax regulations. This is due to the fact that Germany’s income taxes for corporations are fragmented.