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South Africans in Germany

Finance

The most important financial topics for daily life in Germany

Income Tax

Information about taxes and where to find assistance

Income Tax / Lohnsteuer

We receive a lot of questions about income tax declarations and where to get help, especially getting help in English.First I have to state that we are not

Pensions

How does the German state pensions work, what can you do to supplement your pension

Pension

Homepage of the Deutsche Rentenversicherung Information about the German state pension scheme can be found on their homepage for foreign languages. The German site has a lot more information. To make use of their online services, your Residence card must be activated for online use. How to apply for

Foreign Exchange- ZAR to EUR

Foreign exchange rules to buy Euros with South African Rands

Foreign Exchange- ZAR to EUR

We are not financial advisors and therefore cannot give financial advice. The information here should not be seen as financial advice in any way.Always make informed decisions and speak to a professional when you are unsure. What is exchange control? Foreign exchange controls are various

SARS

Income Tax in South Africa

SARS Income Tax

Some basic information First I have to state that we are not tax consultants and by German law are not allowed to give any tax advice. Please speak to a professional tax consultant if you have any questions regarding your taxes in South Africa.  The

SARS

Tax Residence in South Africa

Procedure to cease tax residency with SARS

Disclaimer:We are not tax consultants, always refer to a professional Tax consultant concerning your taxes. The Term Financial immigration is not being used anymore. The new concept for

Social Insurance

Health and long-term care insurance

Sozialversicherung / Social Insurance

The following Social Insurances are payable in Germany when you are a full-time employee or trainee: Krankenvesicherung / Medical Insurance Plegeversicherung / Long Term care insurance. Nursing or home care Rentenversicherung /

Financial planning

How to find a good investment planner

Investments and financial planning

We are not financial advisors, and can therefore not give any financial advice.  We can however give you some guidelines about the industry in Germany and also some tips on finding a

Foreign Exchange- EUR to ZAR

Foreign exchange rules to buy South African Rands with Euros

Foreign Exchange- EUR to ZAR

We are not financial advisors and therefore cannot give financial advice. The information here should not be seen as financial advice in any way.Always make informed decisions and speak to a professional

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