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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. Read more

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Grunderwerbssteuer

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Investors in German real estate in the northern federal states of Berlin, Schleswig-Holstein, Bremen and Lower Saxony will have to brace themselves for a further increase in the Grunderwerbssteuer, or property transfer tax, a sort of stamp duty... Read more

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