Guide to the German Authorities

Developing a Website Arbeitsagentur/Jobcenter (Employment Agency/Job Center) General tasks The employment agencies and job centers are there to find work for people. They also pay out Arbeitslosengeld (unemployment benefits). The employment agencies are responsible for Arbeitslosengeld I (ALG I). People who receive Arbeitslosengeld II (ALG II) go to the job centers.   When do you […]

10 Steps to Starting a Business in Germany

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10 Steps to Starting a Business in Germany – Overview (quick links) Step 1: Creating the business plan Step 2: Finding the right legal form Step 3: Registering your address in Germany Step 4: Opening a bank account Step 5: Getting the right visa Step 6: Freiberufler or Gewerbetreibender Step 7: Getting a trade license […]