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Hello, Can anyone recommend a Tax Advisor? I will be doing my taxes for the first time and would like a professional to walk me through the process. Thanks in advance, Monique
76 posts, 22:41 yesterday
Indeed. The real refugees, the real helpless ones, would stay in camps nearby war zones. Not those who can afford to pay thousands of euros to smuggle their way to countries with the most benefits.
122 posts, 20:08 yesterday
Hello, I missed the last meeting but I would like to attend the bookclub. I will see if I can read the book before the next meeting. If not, I will make the following one. I don't have Facebook,…
1 posts, 22 May
This shall be a place where women living in a refugee home in Duisburg-Neudorf and their neighbours meet. We want to get to know each other and learn about our different countries and cultures. Any…
20 posts, 20 May
Hello @the.frollein, Thanks for your quick, yet informative reply. I live in Schwäbisch Gmünd and I'm sure it's worth the drive. Unfortunately, I have something else planned for this evening,…
3 posts, 20 May
Dear Old Spice, Thank you for the information provided, I am busy through the week due to work commitments but will try and squeeze in sometime to make it. Have a nice weekend. Thanks and…
12 posts, 19 May
Good luck with your job search. Hope you also realise you need German Health Insurance! Your UK card is for 3 months as a visitor. I am sure you have all this in hand, but do use search function for…
1 posts, 19 May
Looking for trail partners interested in mountain biking in southern Bavaria and/or Tirol, preferably with advanced riding skills and good fitness level. I live in Schliersee and know the trails…
1 posts, 19 May
www.helferelfen.de ( = helping elves ) are producing these keychains ( examples as per following link: myheimat.de/duisburg/rat... ) for 3,00 Euros / each. Until 30th June all the money goes to the…
1 posts, 19 May
Anyone interested in Aquafitness? I once joined a group and it was great fun! Well…Stadtsportbund Duisburg in cooperation with DSV98 is offering courses in aquafitness and aquajogging. Times are:…
20 posts, 18 May
In the same vein as that last post... Gartenstadt will have a tram connection from mid-June this year on, hence the above exclusion no longer works. A new 6-km tram line connecting 32,000…
1 posts, 18 May
Saturday, 2 pm at the Galli Theater in Wiesbaden Little red Riding Hood: On the way to visit her sick grandmother, Little Red Riding Hood encounters the wolf. The wolf tricks her into…
1 posts, 18 May
Hi there... My husband and I are moving to Mannheim from Landau (Pfalz) in the next couple of months and would love to meet some cool english speaking peeps for drinks/movies/dinners - whatever…
20 posts, 18 May
There is a good English speaking therapist named Pavithra Novak in Speyer used by my daughter and other students from the English section of the European school in Karlsruhe. Pavithra has been very…
11 posts, 18 May
Great. Do you have a viber account? Maybe we could chat there better? i'm actually not that comfortable chatting in an open forum, no offense to everyone else out there though. :)
3 posts, 17 May
Translation U1 Fellbach - Vaihingen The U1 is being rerouted. From Fellbach, the U1 now goes via Hauptbahnhof, Berliner Platz, Rotebühlplatz and then continues on to Vaihingen. This means there…
2,202 posts, 17 May
while I haven't read every post in this thread, the "immigrant", "refugee", "Muslim" references to attacks on women seem prominent. what I don't see are complaints about the so-called german police…
3 posts, 15 May
It's loud. At least right now. And i'm not exactly next door. On a side note, on the 21st (next Saturday) the city will open the former USAREUR command building for visitors again. 12 pm to 5 pm.
1 posts, 15 May
Hi all! I am an American with a German husband living in the Waiblingen/Fellbach area looking for a baby playgroup with English speakers. My son is 2 months old and it would be great to meet others…
3 posts, 15 May
You can try.. A straight perm or otherwise known as a Japanese straight perm. The place is in Frankfurt. I travel an hour and a half to get it. Totally worth it! ginza-matsunaga.com/inde...
10 posts, 15 May
Thanks Everyone, I suspected they were scams but after the 4th person asked for money upfront I thought I would check. Sadly I can't get into any of the student housing since I have had to take a…
9 posts, 14 May
Thanks Zillo I will investigate things further , but with taking guests in from the various internet portals sometimes you do not know who is arriving ,but i keep a guest register of who stays and…
10 posts, 14 May
Danmar and Einah, check out Inter Nations and register yourself for Dortmund or Bochum. You will get to meet some English speaking ppl there too. They do have monthly meet up and weekly activities…
5 posts, 14 May
If you put it back in and photograph it, then you can dispute whether a new one is needed or not. Usually there is more than one in a line so you can take a second photograph of an undamaged one and…
1 posts, 13 May
Pie and Mash Night and 30th Anniversary of the Royal British Legion Paderborn Branch   The Royal British Legion Paderborn Branch will be celebrating 30 years of service to the Armed Forces…
20 posts, 13 May
Life is good! But I do miss Stuttgart. Or at least the people. As for poker, I would also say a minimum of 4, but ideally 6 or 7, if you're just going to stick to Hold 'em. If you start playing…
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