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  1. Hi guys,   Does anyone have direct experience (or knowledge) of breaking up a parkpatz from the flat (aufteilung) in the Teilungserklärung?   How much is it, and what's the process (notary does it all?).   If you don't know but you know where I can ask/find this info, that's also super helpful.
  2. I understand, thank you dstanners! 
  3. Interesting, thank you Smaug.   Does that mean the contract should be unbefriestet then or it means that it would be available to you.   Like for example if one were to give out a contract for the winter until May-June and spend a few months in Germany until he rents it out to someone else with another close-ended contract.
  4. Thanks guys!   Obviously I need to more research.   I own a house here and my business is online. Courses, AdSense revenue and some affiliate income, almost all of it outside of Europe -it's all in English-.   I suppose that owning a house does not automatically make one a tax resident?   I'll reach out to those guys at, eventually will update here when I get all the answers for future reference.   LOL good one.
  5. Hi guys,   I have an online business which is growing and I need to incorporate this year.   Not in Germany though. Simplicity and not filing returns is my main goal. Plus I'm not German, I don't speak the language, and I plan on being a bit of a nomad (ie.: won't stay here more than the legal 180 days/year).   Where to incorporate, I don't know yet. And that's why I wanted to speak with an expert on international laws and taxes.   Anyone has a good recommendation? Best in Berlin, but also away with Skype/phone could be OK.    
  6. Quick update here:   The seller did not want to refund me in the beginning. The Ebay seller protection was useless because it only kicks in when you can prove that you paid to the seller account, which I could not.   When I escalated to Ebay the seller was playing the game sending me standard "not paid item" messages and saying they hadn't received anything. But in our previous private email conversation they had fully acknowledged the security breach. That made me  angry but I care too much about my time to go to through lawyers over a few hundred bucks.   So I bought the same phone from them, but this time using Paypal. That gave me leverage in ways that I don't want to necessarily describe here, plus the added leverage of leaving two feedbacks instead of one.   I told them they could either have an happy customer for life or two feedback from a not so happy customer and an escalation of the matter. Finally, they refundend me.   And I will indeed use their services again because I like their business model.  
  7. Hey guys,   I bought a phone on Ebay from a super reputable seller ( They have tens of thousands of feedback, including for my same exact item.   I was a bit surprised they didn't have Paypal. But hey, I thought maybe they're trying to save some on their small margins.   The bank details where for Italy (PostePay), which got me very suspicious. I double-checked the message was from Ebay and the seller itself: it was.  I clicked on the links on the message, leading back to the correct product.  There was 30-days Ebay guarantee on the item, which helped assuage my fears.   Alright, I send the money. Now it turns out they got their account hacked.   Any idea? I would guess it's the seller's responsibility to protect their data. Do they still owe me that phone?