# 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 hire or relocate a company or permanent establishment, you must inform your responsible tax office.
Als Botschaft, Konsulat sowie als deren Mitglied können Sie sich in Deutschland unter bestimmten Voraussetzungen die Umsatzsteuer erstatten lassen.
Are you temporarily sending staff abroad? To prove that German social security law continues to apply, you can apply for an A1 certificate for your employees.
If you want to trade in goods and services within the EU, you must apply for a VAT identification number.
If you are a foreign recipient (creditor) of domestic investment income, you may be fully or partially relieved of capital gains tax under certain circumstances.