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  1. WZT - Fast, friendly and cost-effective tax consultancy services for English speakers   https://www.toytowngermany.com/munich/wzt.php  
  2. Insurances for Expats Living in Germany         Contact:  Franz Leeb Versicherungsmakler www.insurance-for-expats.de Tel: 089 74 999 997, Mail: mail@franzleeb.de   Independent insurance broker – fluent English speaker – specializes in all insurance issues concerning expats working and living in Germany. The German insurance system is one of the most complex in the world. Most life situations can be covered by a suitable insurance policy. We identify the appropriate product for the duration of your stay in Germany and select the tariff with the best price/performance ratio from all 120 insurance providers for you.   You receive professional advice on following insurance types: – Health insurance – Legal insurance – Content insurance – Disability insurance – Liability insurance – Accident Insurance     Private Liability Insurance In Germany everybody is by law liable who causes damage – even carelessly or innocently and therefore has to come up for the caused damage. We recommend to take on a liability insurance that covers the costs of damage and also covers your spouse and your children. Liability insurances normally cost less than 100.- Euro per year. Dogs and pets as well as vehicles have to be insured separately. Liability insurance for professionals is more expensive and covers higher risks and damages caused in execution of your profession. Please ask for a separate policy for professional needs and we will provide you with a unique cover corresponding to your individual claims.   Household or Home Insurance This insurance protects you against the loss or damage of contents in your house. It includes your complete furniture, clothes, computers and other valuable items that belong to your personal property, If your belongings include expensive jewellery and art collection. Household policies cover the risks of damages by fire, storm or water and by burglary or vandalism. For enquiries please contact us for an all risk coverage. The costs for this insurance also depend on the size of your home and if you are self-employed and work in your home using one room as your office. In this case it is necessary to insure the office equipment separately. We strongly recommend to arrange a personal consultation in oder to analyse your individual situation so that we can provide you with the best coverage for your needs.   Legal Assistance insurance As in Germany most of the severe legal problems are solved by court, no matter if there are disagreements with tax authorities, employers, landlords or merchants we strongly recommend to take on a legal insurance. Especially for an expat, living abroad and experiencing totally different traditions and legal systems from home and not understanding the complicated foreign terminologies. The legal insurance covers all costs related to expenses for attorneys and court no matter if you win the case or not. If you are self-employed you will need a special coverage for professionals. For any questions please contact us in this matter.   Disability-insurance In case of an accident or severe illness that can cause disablement to work in your present job this insurance covers you with a regular income till you get retired (Age of 67). The pension wil be paid out even when you take on another job in another area and if you go back to your home country.  For further advice please contact us: www.insurance-for-expats.de  We will help you to find the best solution for you and assist you in case of damage.   “I will never forget the help of some good friends when I moved to London. Everything in this great town seemed so new and unknown to me and of course there were also many bureaucratic issues I didn’t know about and had to deal with until I accommodated completely. After many years living in England I moved back to Munich and decided to assist people coming from abroad to get in touch with the city as easy as possible and to advise them in any kind of insurance needed for their stay in Germany.“ Franz Leeb                    
  3.   Access HMO - Health Insurance for Your Visa and Residency Permit within 1 Day! Local & Worldwide        We provide unparalleled high-quality, cost-effective global and private health insurance solutions to individuals, families, and corporate groups. Our experienced staff has over 28 years of experience in the health insurance field, with licenses in both the United States and the European Union.   Access HMO offers a comprehensive choice of two global and private health insurance plans. We Work directly with the Doctor of your choice. We also assist our clients in locating the most qualified English speaking Doctors in the Access HMO provider network. We can issue your insurance documents within one working day. We have representative in over 15 countries.   Access HMO Provides:   Comprehensive global and private health insurance plans. 24/7 service for emergencies anywhere in the world. Access to a global network of highly qualified providers. Useful and simple online tools for purchase and claims.         Contact Us Anytime!   Our Client Helpline is Available 24 Hours a Day – 7 Days a Week and Ready to Assist You   Access HMO 2885 Sanford Avenue SW Grandville, Michigan 49418-27044 USA   Telephone: +1-616-723-8494 Email: info@accesshmo.com Website: www.accesshmo.com        
  4. ZELLER & SEYFERT – Employment Law and IP/IT Law for Expats in Germany     Atty. Dr. Christian Zeller and Atty. Dr. Christian Seyfert, LL.M., specialize in German Employment Law and IP/IT Law. Both are passionate litigators at court and have worked and studied abroad (USA, UK, NZ).   ZELLER & SEYFERT PartGmbB mainly represent expats in Germany and medium-sized international companies before German and European courts and before German and European authorities.   We provide courtroom representation and advice in the following subareas of Employment & Labor Law and IP/IT Law:   - Termination, Resignation & Dismissal (Severance Packages) - Trademark Law - Management Liability - Copyright Law - Non-compete Cases / Competition Law - Patent Law - Pension Disputes - Design Law - Film Law - Music Law - Media Law & Entertainment Law - Employee Invention Law - Internet Law for Online Businesses - Protection of Personality Rights (Defamation) - Commercial Agent Claims - Shareholder Disputes (GmbH, eG, AG, SE, KG)   Our fee structure is fair and transparent. You will never receive a surprise bill from our firm. We mainly bill on a fixed fee basis for milestones agreed upon beforehand. Furthermore, we are open for success driven fees where this is permitted by German law.   We are based in Frankfurt am Main and have meeting rooms in Berlin. But as we can provide most of our services web-based, via email and via telephone, we are used to work for clients from all over Germany – and literally anywhere in the world.   It is easy to get in touch with us: Our telephone lines are open 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. Your request through our contact form or via email will be responded to by a German qualified Attorney within significantly less than 24 hours.     Law Firm Headquarters: ZELLER & SEYFERT Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwaelten mbB Tower 185 Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 35-37 D-60327 Frankfurt am Main Germany Tel.: +49 (0)69-58 80 972-40 (native English-speaking secretary) Fax: +49 (0)69-58 80 972-31 E-mail: mail@zellerseyfert.com Internet: www.zellerseyfert.com   Office Berlin: Friedrichstrasse 88 10117 Berlin Germany Tel.: +49 (0)30-34 40 834-02 (native English-speaking secretary) Fax: +49 (0)30-34 40 834-03 E-mail: berlin@zellerseyfert.com Internet: www.zellerseyfert.com
  5. ZELLER & SEYFERT – Employment Law and IP/IT Law for Expats in Germany     Atty. Dr. Christian Zeller and Atty. Dr. Christian Seyfert, LL.M., specialize in German Employment Law and IP/IT Law. Both are passionate litigators at court and have worked and studied abroad (USA, UK, NZ).   ZELLER & SEYFERT PartGmbB mainly represent expats in Germany and medium-sized international companies before German and European courts and before German and European authorities.   We provide courtroom representation and advice in the following subareas of Employment & Labor Law and IP/IT Law:   - Termination, Resignation & Dismissal (Severance Packages) - Trademark Law - Management Liability - Copyright Law - Non-compete Cases / Competition Law - Patent Law - Pension Disputes - Design Law - Film Law - Music Law - Media Law & Entertainment Law - Employee Invention Law - Internet Law for Online Businesses - Protection of Personality Rights (Defamation) - Commercial Agent Claims - Shareholder Disputes (GmbH, eG, AG, SE, KG)   Our fee structure is fair and transparent. You will never receive a surprise bill from our firm. We mainly bill on a fixed fee basis for milestones agreed upon beforehand. Furthermore, we are open for success driven fees where this is permitted by German law.   We are based in Frankfurt am Main and have meeting rooms in Berlin. But as we can provide most of our services web-based, via email and via telephone, we are used to work for clients from all over Germany – and literally anywhere in the world.   It is easy to get in touch with us: Our telephone lines are open 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. Your request through our contact form or via email will be responded to by a German qualified Attorney within significantly less than 24 hours.     Law Firm Headquarters: ZELLER & SEYFERT Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwaelten mbB Tower 185 Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 35-37 D-60327 Frankfurt am Main Germany Tel.: +49 (0)69-58 80 972-40 (native English-speaking secretary) Fax: +49 (0)69-58 80 972-31 E-mail: mail@zellerseyfert.com Internet: www.zellerseyfert.com   Office Berlin: Friedrichstrasse 88 10117 Berlin Germany Tel.: +49 (0)30-34 40 834-02 (native English-speaking secretary) Fax: +49 (0)30-34 40 834-03 E-mail: berlin@zellerseyfert.com Internet: www.zellerseyfert.com
  6.   Tax Advice   Liselotte Wurster   Liselotte Wurster is a fully qualified accountant under German law. She had been working for many years on freelance basis for accountants with a mainly expat client base, before she started her own business. She specialises as a tax advisor for English speaking individuals and entities and is the head of a growing and highly competent team of tax assistants.  Her philosophy is to provide friendly, clear and understandable verbal and written tax service in either English or German - always avoiding technical jargon.   She can be reached via e-mail (to protect clients' data an encrypted connection can be used), Skype und telephone. A personal meeting at your business location or at her office in Aschaffenburg-Obernau, 50 km from Frankfurt/Main, is also possible at any time.   Appointments can be arranged for any time of the day, including the evening hours.   Fair and transparent price structure.   Answers to your inquiries within three hours.   Her contact details are: Persaldo Steuerberatung Liselotte Wurster, StB Mainfeldstraße 9 63743 Aschaffenburg Tel.: 0049-6028-20451 Fax: 0049-6028-993302 E-Mail: info@persaldo-steuerberatung.de Web: www.persaldo-steuerberatung.de FAQ: www.persaldo-steuerberatung.de/FAQ Disclaimer: www.persaldo-steuerberatung.de/Disclaimer  
  7. TV Solutions – complete solution for UK TV abroad   TV Solutions  - quick, easy access to all major channels in UK including live streaming of major sport events. Plug-and play set-top box solution with <5 minutes installation time.     Are you missing your favourite soap? Wishing you were back home to support your local sports team? Wanting to hear the latest news from home? Or would you like to relax with a movie in your own language?   TV Solutions offer access to: > 300 live UK & US TV channels > 4000 films/popular shows in a video club Live streaming of English & Scottish premiership football games and many major sporting events (cricket, golf, rugby, UEFA, La Liga, Bundesliga, US football and college sport, etc.) 4-day catch up   More information under www.tv-solutions.de or contact us at info@tv-solutions.de    
  8. Wonderland Nannies will make all your child care wishes come true Wonderland Nannies is a Munich based nanny agency providing qualified nannies, housekeepers, tutors and casual babysitters of varying native languages to families. We also provide qualified child care staff to companies and child care facilities.    High quality child care in Munich and surrounding areas   Nannies/qualified child care staff   Babysitting service   Nannies/child care staff with varying spoken languages/bilingual     The founders of Wonderland Nannies, Clarissa & Justine have both spent many years working as nannies and in the child-care sector in Germany and the UK, they feel that they know what parents are looking for in a care-giver, know how difficult it can be to find a qualified and suitable candidate and feel passionate about providing the very best child-care for families.   They saw an opportunity to offer high quality child-care, with the aim to fulfil the needs apparent in bilingual and international families, which is the need for a nanny who can speak English and/or German or other mother tongue languages.   If you are family looking for a nanny or babysitter or if you are a nanny/babysitter or a qualified nursery teacher looking for a positon within the child care sector please contact us   Email: info@wonderlandnannies.de Phone: 089 45 66 80 40 Mobile: 0151 5987 80 40   Or visit us here: www.wonderlandnannies.co.uk   Wonderland Nannies aims to find the perfect child care for your little ones    
  9. Post here if you know of a local kindergarten that has places available, or if you are seeking a place.
  10. Red Tape Translation

      Red Tape Translation   Translation, interpreting, and telephone help for English speakers in Germany.   Visiting public offices in Germany can be stressful if you haven't yet mastered German. Hiring a relocation agent or an immigration lawyer is costly. Red Tape Translation is an affordable solution: a German language expert will come with you and interpret at your appointment in Munich, Frankfurt, Berlin, Cologne, or Hamburg.   Ausländerbehörde (foreigner's office), Agentur für Arbeit, Jobcenter, Standesamt, apartment viewings… a German-English interpreter or translator makes your job and your case worker’s job much easier. Sign a rental contract in Hamburg, view an apartment in Frankfurt, organize your unemployment benefits in Cologne or sort out your freelance artist’s visa in Berlin. Tape Translation will come along with you for a price that won't break the bank.   Book Telephone Time to get through your important German phone calls, Germany-wide. Much cheaper and more personal than a translation hotline, you buy a block of Kathleen's time in advance, and use it when you want to make German phone calls. Get Skype help before you even leave your home country, and know exactly which documents you need to pack. This service is great for calling your landlord, organising repairs, booking a doctor’s appointment, or finding out what you need to bring to your work permit appointment. Over Skype, you can use it from anywhere in the world.   Red Tape Translation offers: Document translation (both directions) Certified translations (both directions) Interpreting at your appointment Help for new expats for those who are planning a trip to Germany Help for pregnant women or families with new babies: Elterngeld, Kindergeld, Jugendamt, Familienkasse German - English interpreting on the phone (Germany-wide) Skype help with filling out forms and preparing for appointments Help finalising everything when you leave Germany   Kathleen Parker is a translator, writer and editor living in Berlin. Having gone through just about every bureaucratic process possible in Germany, she did it all the hard way - on her own. In the process, Kathleen and her expat friends and colleagues made and learned from just about every mistake it’s possible for a foreigner to make in Germany. Red tape Translation got started in 2012, and now enlists the help of friendly bilingual interpreters and translators in Munich, Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne, and Hamburg.   Angaben gemäß § 5 TMG:   Red Tape Translation Kathleen Parker www.redtapetranslation.com Tel.: +49 30 2089 6634 Ust-IdNr: DE282731584   This is a paid placement posting.
  11.   The Bavarian Alps just south of Munich are a great place for a day of hiking. There are many mountains between 1,500 and 2,500 meters high with great views and interesting trails, all waiting to be explored by us.   We try to plan our hiking tours every weekend, either Saturday or Sunday depending on the weather. We don't go when thunderstorms are forecast. Our tours are typically between 800m and 1600m of height difference and 14km to 25km of distance. Usually they take between 6 and 10 hours. We start the season with the easier ones and during the year they will get more difficult (and more exciting). Often there are mountain huts on the way where we can buy food and drink. But be prepared with enough food and water in your backpack.   Although these tours are intended for meeting friendly people with the same passion for hiking out in the nature, they are often not for absolute beginners who haven't done any sport during the past two years. Hiking is sport and it is exhausting :-) ... even the easier tours have 800m of height difference and require a certain level of fitness.   This thread will be updated every time a new hiking tour is anounced. So click the "Follow this" button top right of the page if you are interested in receiving updates via email.   What you must always bring: - Hiking boots or hiking shoes - backpack - snacks and water (2 liters) - sunhat, sunglasses, suncream - water proof jacket and overtrousers   Always a good idea: - light jacket or sweater in case if it gets cold - dry shirt if the first one is wet from sweating - map and waterproof map cover - hiking sticks   Who can come? Depends on the tour. The easier ones require you to manage 6 to 7 hours of walking with continuous 2 to 4 hours of ascent (often steep). Also you should not have problems with heights. At some points you need to hike on cliff edges and sometimes you even need your hands. The difficulty will be announced on each tour. So please make sure that you are fit enough. :-)   What else? Things don't always work out as planned. Weather, trains, and conditions can change without notice, so a resilient sense of humour is always required. This is a meeting of friends organized by unpaid volunteers so you remain responsible for your own safety.   See also the related Facebook page: Munich International Hiking.   And the archive thread from hikes in previous weeks.
  12. Meetup held regularly for English-speakers in Stuttgart.   The venue varies monthly so check back on this thread often.   Click the "Follow this" button top-right to receive updates via email.   See also the archived posts from previous weeks.      
  13.   At Appelt Steuerberatung we provide providing a full range of tax and accounting services to: expat individuals and familiesfreelancersGerman subsidiaries of International companiesWe take pride in giving personalized, expert attention to every client.  Our certifications include CPA, German Taxation (Steuerberater), and International Taxation (Fachberater für Internationales Steuerrecht).  Our astute familiarity with the American and German taxation and accountancy practices make us a competent partner.    With us, you are not a number, but a client we aim to help in its success. We understand your special situation and are attuned to the needs of expats and foreign businesses in Germany.   We offer: English language correspondenceFair and transparent fees and chargesFlexible appointment times, including in the eveningMeetings for companies can be arranged at your premisesVideo-conferences and net-meetingsProactive ConsultingOne day call back guaranteeIndividual consulting and tailor-made solutionsLearn more about the services we provide by visiting our English-language website: www.steuerberatung-appelt.deSteuerberatung Appelt Alexandra Appelt StB, CPA Raeterstrasse 24 85551 Kirchheim b. München   Telephone: 089 8563 4710 Fax: 089 8563 47110 info@steuerberatung-appelt.de www.steuerberatung-appelt.de   This is a paid placement posting.
  14. Who's suffering now?   As an EFL teacher for 30 years and independent insurance broker in Hamburg since 1992, John is very familiar with expat needs and solutions to these regarding insurance matters. John's specialities are:   Expert advice on full and supplementary health insurance for self employed and employed expats in Germany Quick professional support for visa applicants and the appropriate health insurance Income care Tax optimizing private and company pension plans Long term nursing care insurance Low cost term life insurance Household contents/renter's insurance Private liability and legal insurance Professional liability insurance   John always enjoys offering independent and free advice. At the client's request, consultation can be in English, German, Spanish, Portuguese and, finally, in French (on a good day!).   Feel free to skype anytime if you want face to face contact, including weekends. If calling from outside Europe, please don't forget the time difference!   John Gunn & Partner Radickestr. 28 21079 Hamburg   Website: www.gunnpartner.com Email: info@gunn-partner.de Tel.: +30 (0)28 4209 4757 Mobile: +49 (0)172 948 2994 OR +49 (0) 40 87409692 Skype: john.gunn3   This is a paid placement posting.
  15. Munich is a great place for cycling tours, either within the city itself with a Biergarten stop or outside of town in the Bavarian countryside.   One tour is normally planned each weekend by a dedicated team during a season which starts mid-March and ends with the first snows of December. This is social cycling, not a sport. A tour will usually be between 45-60km, during which we ride for an hour (around 15km) then stop for a rest in a Biergarten or Gasthof. Then we ride on, stopping a total of three times. During the year we visit many corners of Munich and Bavaria, and there are some longer tours. We try our best to ensure the rides are interesting and stay as far from busy roads as possible.   What you must always bring: warm clothes, sunglasses, water, raingear, sufficient cash, bike, lights.   Bike: Our rides are usually on quiet roads and gravel tracks. Mountain/hybrid bikes are suitable, but good cyclists can and do sometimes use road bikes. No skinny tires. The bike must have both brakes working and the gears and tires must be in good condition. You also need to know how to actually ride the bike.   Who can come: nearly anyone who can manage about 18km per hour.   What else? Things don't always work out as planned. Weather, trains, and conditions can change without notice, so a resilient sense of humour is always required. This is a meeting of friends organized by unpaid volunteers so you remain responsible for your own safety.   For previous tours, see the discussion archive