Work and Taxes

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If you're going to have a work contract in Tuebingen, you'll have both rights and obligations - from statutory vacation days to taxes. Here we provide an overview of the most important issues you should be aware of.



Taxes are automatically deducted from your salary. Read the following information carefully to understand the basics of how taxes work in Germany.

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Social Security

In Germany, Social security is mandatory for all employees. On the following page, you can find out what is included and how it works .

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Rules and Regulation

Rights and Obligations as an Employee

As an employee, you enjoy certain entitlements such as vacation days, but also have some obligations. The following section explains the basics.

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Your Salary Slip

Your salary slip may contain terms and abbreviations that can be confusing. This page explains the most important details. This does not represent legal advice.


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