Tax help for expats in Germany.

If you’re an American living in or moving to Germany, our experts can make your tax life easy. We’ll help you understand your tax requirements and guide you through the process step-by-step.

Ways to file

Get help navigating your U.S. taxes.

Ready to file your U.S. expat taxes from Germany? We’ll help you understand which tax rules affect you, what you owe, and your filing options.

Ready to file both your U.S. and Germany tax returns?

We can help you get both done, whether you need a lot of help or a little. File online with expert guidance, or have an expat tax advisor walk you through the process.

Helpful articles for expats in Germany.


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Guide to Filing an FBAR from Germany

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FBAR vs. FATCA: Filing Requirements for Americans Abroad

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U.S. Expat Taxes in Germany

Check out these tax tips for filing taxes in Germany. H&R Block's tax pros provide essential advice for U.S. Expats.


Participating in the German Pension System

Find out how participating in a German pension plan will impact your taxes as an Expat. H&R Block's tax experts explain how the Germany Pension System works.


The Basics of Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures and Delinquent FBAR Penalties

Behind on your expat taxes? You have options. Learn about Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures and penalties for late FBARs and tax filings with the tax experts at H&R Block.


2024 Tax Deadlines for Expats

Find out what the Expat tax filing deadline is this year. The tax experts at H&R Block breakdown other deadlines and extensions for U.S. Expats.

Fast facts about expat taxes in Germany.

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Germany has a tax treaty with the United States, which provides expats additional tax relief and guidance for determining tax residency.

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As an expat working in Germany, you’re subject to solidarity and church taxes on top of income taxes—even if you’re not a resident.

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Did you know that if you need some extra time to get your forms in order, H&R Block can get you a free filing extension? Until October 15!

Steps to prep.

Step One

Check out ways to file.

Get tax help however you need it. Head on over to our ways to file page.

Step Two

Pick your journey.

You’re in the driver’s seat. Pick between filing online yourself or let a tax advisor take the wheel.

Step Three

Review and approve.

Once you’re through your chosen journey, you pay and then can review your return.

Step Four

Let your tax advisor file.

Once you sign off on your return, we will file your expat taxes with the IRS.

Step Five

Rest easy.

You sit back knowing your taxes were done right.

See what expats have to say about their experience with us.

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I have been using H&R block for a few years now. I live abroad, but don't make a lot of money. Filing with H&R block is as painless as doing taxes gets and my Advisor is wonderful and answers all my questions.

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Expat taxes made easy. I had a great experience this year - I used HR Block last year and was very impressed with the efficiency and accuracy and professionalism throughout the whole process.

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