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Getting an appointment with a notary in Frankfurt these days is like trying to get a table at a long-since booked-out favourite restaurant. You’ll only get one if you’ve got VERY special connections. Part of the reason is the decision by the... more

Sep 1, 2014 10:00 AM Markets

Grunderwerbssteuer

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The applicable rate of property transfer tax, or Grunderwerbsteuer, a sort of stamp duty payable on the purchase of property in Germany, has been rising steadily in Germany over the past six years, a subject on which we have often reported in REFIRE. more

May 7, 2014 10:00 AM Markets