Taxes and Social Insurance Contributions

Through taxes and social insurance contributions, businesses make an important contribution to funding public functions and services. As an employer, producer or distributor, you will be taxed in forms such as VAT, trade tax or income tax. Here you will find services and information concerning taxes and social insurance contributions.

Business matters in “Taxes and Social Insurance Contributions”

  • 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”).
  • Companies can, for example, be required to pay VAT or trade tax. Certain special taxation rules also apply to cross-border business activities.