Become self-employed

Get started and become self-employed! We explain the necessary steps to become self-employed in Germany, which legal conditions apply and how to transform your idea into a thriving business. Regardless of whether you see yourself as a freelancer, small business owner or founder of a larger company, here you will find valuable information and assistance on the topic of becoming self-employed.

Registering a Gewerbe in Germany – how to fill out the registration form correctly

If you want to open your own business in Germany, you have to register a...

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OnlyFans creator: What you need to know

The online portal OnlyFans is conquering the social media world and, after YouTube, Instagram, and...

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Register as self-employed in Germany: Fill in the Fragebogen zur steuerlichen Erfassung online

Want to become a freelancer in Germany or start your own business? Fortunately, this is...

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Setting up a business: Take advantage of these grants and funding

Are you finally ready to turn your dream into reality and become self-employed? Many individuals...

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23rd November 2023 - Read in 5 minutes

Freiberufler or Gewerbe? We explain!

Someone who wants to become self-employed in Germany has to answer quite a few questions...

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22nd November 2023 - Read in 7 minutes

Everything you need to know when starting a Gewerbe (trade)

Want to start a Gewerbe (business/trade)? Welcome to the self-employed club where you’ll get to...

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31st October 2023 - Read in 6 minutes

VAT ID: Working across the EU as a self-employed professional

If you are planning on starting your own business or want to expand your business...

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29th September 2023 - Read in 6 minutes

Freelancer skills: Which ones are essential and how to put them to use

As a freelancer, your work responsibilities extend beyond your expertise in your field. You also...

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Freelancer, Freiberufler or freie Mitarbeitender? – Find out what the difference is

Not sure what the difference is between Freelancer:in, Freiberufler:in und freie:r Mitarbeiter:in? These terms are...

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