Germany Vat Services & Information

WW+KN Wagner Winkler & Collegen GmbH

germany_wwknThe long list of clients at WW+KN includes companies listed on the stock exchange, many medium-sized family businesses, and internationally active groups of companies. WW+KN also advises small businesses, the self-employed as well as private persons.


Germnay’s VAT Guide Book

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VAT In Germany

Name of the tax Value Added Tax
Local name Umsatzsteuer
Date introduced 1 January 1968
Date of membership in EU 27 May 1952
Administered by Bundeszentralamt für Steuern (

VAT rates In Germany

Standard 19%
Reduced 7%
Other various exemptions
VAT Number format DE 999999999
VAT return periods monthly (in the first two years obligatory); later quarterly, if the annual VAT payment of the previous year was EUR 7.500,00 or less; or later yearly, if the annual VAT payment of the previous year was EUR 1.000,00 or less
Thresholds registration none
Recovery of VAT by non-established Businesses Yes

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