Tax Guide for US Expats Living in Germany
The German Tax System
Since many US expatriates are living in Germany or waiting to arrive in the country, it is necessary for Americans to know both German and US expat tax laws. This tax guide is meant to add to your understanding of the German income tax system by giving practical knowledge.
The article highlights important rules that US expats should keep in mind about residency, income, and tax withholding. The importance of tax planning and treaty provisions available to American citizens and residents living in Germany are discussed.