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Customs Customs and postal services: e-commerce
Ordering goods online is easy – but which goods can I have sent to me from abroad? And when are these goods duty-free and/or tax-free? What about gift parcels? Here you will find information about how to avoid any unpleasant surprises when your parcel arrives.
Customs How to sail smoothly through customs
You may be offered to buy certain items at your travel destination that cannot be brought to Germany as a holiday souvenir.
Coronavirus German government adopts more extensive Quick Loan Programme
In light of the challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis, the German government is launching an additional extensive programme to its protective shield for small and medium-sized businesses. Based on the modified Temporary Framework for state aid measures published on 3 April 2020 by the European Commission, the German government is now introducing a comprehensive Quick Loan Programme ( …
Coronavirus Coronavirus: immediate federal economic assistance now available
Implementation of the federal scheme now ready in the German Länder
Coronavirus Customised support for new businesses affected by the coronavirus crisis
Support for start-ups will be further strengthened as part of government measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Large-scale federal assistance to protect businesses and jobs
German government activates the Economic Stabilisation Fund
Coronavirus Additional KfW Special Programme 2020 for the economy to be launched today
Businesses will be provided with additional support and may submit applications as of now. KfW will assume up to 90 per cent of the risks and cut interest rates.
Coronavirus German government announces €50 billion in emergency aid for small businesses
Finance Minister Olaf Scholz and Economic Affairs Minister Peter Altmaier today unveiled a comprehensive package of additional measures, including up to €50 billion for small businesses, self-employed individuals, and members of the liberal professions.
Customs The German Customs Museum
Customs employees in the German Customs Museum tell visitors about the diversity of the customs’ tasks, and recount their own fascinating experiences working for this institution.
Customs On the lookout for counterfeit and pirated goods
Brand-name watches, designer handbags, luxury sunglasses ... supposed brand-name products are offered at suspiciously low prices to tourists in the mood to buy, especially when they’re on holiday abroad. But beware! Many “deals” turn out to be cheap fakes. When this happens, seemingly inexpensive holiday souvenirs can actually be disappointing counterfeits that aren’t worth the money and that …