Freelance/selbständig in Germany
Thread poster: Karin Walker

Karin Walker  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 09:30
German to English
+ ...
Aug 29, 2001

As someone possibly about to jump into the deep end and go freelance, I\'d love to hear from people how they found it setting up. I\'ve had various chats with people about tax, VAT, social security etc. so am relatively well-versed there but would appreciate some personal experiences (particularly on the importance of networking, working alone vs Bürogemeinschaft, etc).


Thanks


 

Alison Schwitzgebel
France
Local time: 09:30
Member (2002)
German to English
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Sep 18, 2001

Hi! I also work freelance in Germany. The BDÜ has an excellent book on going freelance - contact them for a copy. And find a \"Steuerberater\" before you do anything - they can give you loads of good advice!



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Gianfranco Zecchino  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:30
German to Italian
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More info about BDÜ book, please. Jan 1, 2002

Hi! I´m a beginner and I´m interested in the book by BDÜ. I visited their website but couldn´t find anything about it. Does Alison or someone else know its title and how to get the book? Thanks in advance for your help.

Bye!


 

Alison Schwitzgebel
France
Local time: 09:30
Member (2002)
German to English
+ ...
Erfolgreich selbständig als Dolmetscher und Übersetzer... Jan 16, 2002

The book is called


Erfolgreich selbständig als Dolmetscher und Übersetzer - Ein Leitfaden für Existenzgründer


Published by the BDÜ, Stauffenburgverlag


ISBN 3-86057-101-X


HTH


Alison


 


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