Real estate transfer tax, information and jurisdiction according to location (street)
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The acquisition of domestic land is subject to real estate transfer tax. The tax rate in Hamburg is 4.5% for all acquisitions made after December 31, 2008.
The purchase contract, which is usually sent by the notary.


The tax office of the tax office for transfer taxes and real estate in Hamburg is responsible for the taxation of the acquisition of all real estate located in Hamburg.

The amount of the real estate transfer tax is calculated on the basis of the purchase contract.
The sales contract is usually sent by the notary to the tax office for transfer taxes and real estate.

The subsequent entry in the land register is also handled by the notary. For this purpose, he or she submits a corresponding application to the competent court, enclosing a clearance certificate.

Questions about child benefit will be answered by the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) or on their website.

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