The following pages contain information about various German-US tax issues, ranging from the refund of German Value-Added Tax to bilateral double taxation agreements. Because of the complexity of tax issues, we do, however, have to make the disclaimer below.
The Tax Info Center (Steuerliches Info-Center – SIC ) at the Federal Central Tax Office (Bundeszentralamt für Steuern – BZSt) provides tax information and related services. Both German and foreign private persons, as well as companies, may receive information about the jurisdiction of the German tax administration. The Tax Info Center furthermore serves as the one-stop shop for foreign investors.
For questions concerning US federal tax law, please refer to the specific information available on the website of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Please keep in mind that neither the services offered by the SIC nor the information on the IRS website can replace tax advice and consulting in individual cases.
Below is a list of German-speaking US attorneys. The names of the attorneys, translators/interpreters are provided in a nonbinding fashion and without any guarantees.