Taxes & Business Laws in Germany - guidance from the Department for International Trade

German financial, legal and tax basics in one handy place

You've shortlisted Germany as a potential new market. Understanding its entry requirements, German business laws, taxes in Germany, and customs considerations is key to ensuring success in the German market.1

With the largest economy in Europe, and the fourth strongest in the world, Germany is the UK’s largest export market in Europe, and second globally after the US.

Your aim

To take advantage of the opportunities exporting to Germany offers, your challenge is to understand the taxes and legal requirements of doing business in Germany.

Learn more

The Department of International Trade (DIT) have created a comprehensive source of advice on the requirements of exporting to Germany, including:

Learn more about doing business in Germany here.

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  1. The materials provided on the site are for informational purposes only. For financial, tax, or legal advice, consult a specialist.