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25 posts, 19:00 yesterday
Can anyone advise and give speciific guidance or recommend the best legal team in germany a nanny was offered a job and they paid for her one way ticket to germany, she gave up a job opportunity in…
50 posts, 18:37 yesterday
I would not recommend that nannies work in Gemrany fullstop! the wages are compared to that of Spain. There is no proteciton here The labour law is gender discriminatory Most Germans hate…
8 posts, 16:56 yesterday
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Sarovar, Fürstenstr 12 (corner Theresienstr), 80333 München. http://www.sarovar.de/ Nearest station Universität U3, 6 or Odeonsplatz U3, 4,…
585 posts, 08:23 yesterday
Ladies, Looks like the weather's not on our side for sand and cocktails all evening. I will have the table confirmed for 6:30pm at Wirthaus in der Au (Lilienstr 51).  Should anyone wish for a…
1 posts, 22 May
Hello, I am living near the Josepsburg U-bahn station in Munich (1 to 2 min) and I would like to rent my parking spot as I do not have a car. The parking is completely safe as it is inside the…
2 posts, 22 May
would be important also that they provide their service in english because my german is still basic. I contacted a well known one, they answered me no problem in doing in english but when I wrote…
8 posts, 22 May
Hello everyone, My name is Zoe, I am 25 and originally from Australia. I have extensive experience babysitting and working with children and am available to babysit on a casual basis (I am…
203 posts, 22 May
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:30-12:30. All are welcome! The playgroup is located at Kidlerstraße 15 of the Himmelfahrtskirche in Sendling. Walk through the…
88 posts, 22 May
That's probably your light touch, thin welfare state. I don't do bureacracy much because it's a state buying you and I'm not into anyone trying that. Of course, if states pump tons of money into…
7 posts, 22 May
Hello, I am looking for a babysitter as well. My daughter is 3 years old and my son 8 years old. We live in Riemerling/ Ottobrunn and I am looking for someone to do the pick ups from nursery at about…
4 posts, 22 May
Hello, We are a bilingual (german/english) family as well and have just moved to Ottobrunn. We would love to meet other english speaking families. Is this post still valid and are you still meeting…
1 posts, 21 May
hello, I am looking for marmelade or chocolate cream sweetened with xylit (not saccarose or other sugars). On Amazon they are available, but shipping costs are higher than the price of the…
5 posts, 20 May
yes it's fairly standard garden sofa, it was in the flat before I moved in, so I don't know where it was bought and I couldn't find the maker's logo on it. I just need to get something similar to the…
92 posts, 20 May
Why did they used this Jaguar E-Type Concept Car with the steering wheel on the Continent side: jaguar.co.uk/about-jagua... Did they wanted to show that the Royals are against Brexit?
2 posts, 19 May
Have you asked your school for help with this? Maybe they could sent out a letter asking if any parents own land where trees may be planted? At the end of the day, I can imagine a wood being…
443 posts, 19 May
Ask your employer to help. I have not heard of such wait times for highly qualified immigrants in Munich so something must have changed. In the past i've just gone to the special office for…
29 posts, 18 May
That's the point. It's not actually "a lot" here and certainly not in the southern states. So many of the people round you on 100, 150k plus all the perks. God knows what the source is. It's *only*…
5 posts, 18 May
Thank you for the answers. Indeed there isn't a registration for small business. I said Kleingewerbe cause I won't exceed the 17500 euro so no VAT for me in the first year. Back to my questions, I…
4 posts, 18 May
Not an absolutely direct answer to your question, but useful nonetheless, I hope: craftinvaders.co.uk/wash... I presume any traditional chemist will sell you the glycerine - and it is not…
93 posts, 17 May
Hey Everyone, So I was looking for a Private Tutor and sent Mr. Kharazm Mottaghy a message and also had some one from Germany contact him directly but never heard back from him as of yet. I may need…
94 posts, 17 May
By going there 6 or 7 months in advance, waiting with impatient russians and the rest of the unwashed masses (including yours truly) and getting told the next available appointment to submit…
1 posts, 17 May
Hi- My husband and I would like to transfer our Fit Star gym memberships. They are good through the end of November 2018. Please let me know if you are interested. We use the Fit Star on Dachauer…
16,325 posts, 16 May
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Sun City, Erhardtstr 15 (corner Corneliusstr), 80469 München. suncity-restaurant.de/... Nearest station Fraunhoferstr U1/2/7 and tram 17,…
22 posts, 16 May
I keep posting on these kind of boards but I don't live in Munich. Basically my advice if you are looking to start a D&D group is three fold: 1. Ask if you can put a notice in you're…
18 posts, 16 May
To anyone that showed up last Sunday to the bier garten, I apologize. I was not getting any notifications to my phone from this webpage. I would like to reschedual the meet up for this sunday but to…
3 posts, 16 May
Tell your landlord and tell your Haftpflicht insurance if you have one. The insurance will pay for damages you cause to someone else's property. If you don't have insurance tell the landlord and…
13 posts, 12 May
Exactly. And a fire fighter will never come alone, they always work in teams of two (so called "Trupps") for safety reasons. And when they send in two teams, one for the "Menschenrettung" (evac...
1,023 posts, 12 May
Like playing board games? Interested in meeting new people? We are a group of English-speaking people getting together to play board games (and games with specialized card decks). Bring your favorite…
8 posts, 11 May
Nah, sounds more like the cutout needs to be changed for the new range, and he simply didn't bring woodworking tools or isn't trained in doing carpenter's jobs... Hey, yeah, looks like Panda…
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Who is obliged to file a tax return in Germany and who isn’t?

Who is obliged to file a tax return in Germany and who isn’t?

Now that the deadline for people in Germany to file their taxes is fast approaching, have you thought about whether or not it's mandatory for you to do so?

Deutsche Bank mulls cutting tenth of entire staff: report

Deutsche Bank mulls cutting tenth of entire staff: report

German financial giant Deutsche Bank could cut up to 10,000 jobs as it looks to convince investors it is serious about returning to profitability, according to media reports Wednesday.

Berlin agrees to compensate power firms for nuclear phase out

Berlin agrees to compensate power firms for nuclear phase out

The German government approved a draft law on Wednesday that paves the way for energy giants RWE and Vattenfall to receive hundreds of millions of euros in compensation for the country's decision to phase out nuclear power.

The window plunge that led to the death of a third of all Germans

The window plunge that led to the death of a third of all Germans

400 years ago on Wednesday, three men were thrown out of a window in Prague and only escaped with their lives after landing on a muck heap. But the attempted murder would go on to claim the lives of millions of people in the 30 Years' War.

French bank ordered to pay back German lender millions in massive tax fraud case

French bank ordered to pay back German lender millions in massive tax fraud case

A German court has ordered French bank Societe Generale to pay lender Helaba millions in compensation, the first conviction in a massive tax fraud investigation, AFP learned on Wednesday.

Hamburg is first city in Germany to order diesel driving bans

Hamburg is first city in Germany to order diesel driving bans

Authorities in Hamburg said on Wednesday they would ban some diesel vehicles from two major arteries to improve air quality, making the German port city the first to take the long-feared step.