# Taxes and social insurance contributions for employees
Businesses must pay a variety of taxes and social insurance contributions for their employees. These include contributions to statutory health insurance and pension schemes. Special rules apply to certain forms of employment (e.g. “mini jobs”).To Services
Information about Rights & Duties
If you wish to trade in goods and services within the EU, you must apply for a VAT identification number.
The tax office can issue a certificate for the wage tax deduction if it is not possible to retrieve the electronic income tax deduction characteristics (ELStAM).
Under certain circumstances, the customs administration can waive or refund claims arising from the tax debt relationship in full or in part.
Corporations have to pay corporation tax on their taxable income, non-profit organizations receive their tax exemption.
If you want to organize a trade fair, an exhibition or a market, you need a permit.
If you hire or relocate a company or permanent establishment, you must inform your responsible tax office.
Here you can find out how your adult children are included in the income tax deduction.