Independence begins with knowledge: Finstep app aims to educate young people financially

Every fifth German between the ages of 14 and 29 is in debt. To counter this fate resiliently, future generations must learn to become financially independent as soon as possible. Finstep Solutions GmbH is targeting young people with the "Finstep" app and wants to promote financial independence through education. The educational app, which has just

German IT companies want to increase the proportion of women, but nobody feels responsible

The digital economy wants to promote women more. 24 percent of companies have set goals to increase the proportion of women. Another 14 percent are planning it in concrete terms, and 29 percent are currently discussing it. For 29% of companies, however, these goals will not be a problem in the future either. These are

AVGS only at the employment office? | starter kitchen

5/5(3)The AVGS Training and Counseling Voucher is available upon request from your employment agency or employment centre. The AVGS can also be requested without a legal entitlement, in these cases the decision is at the discretion of the employment consultant at the employment agency or job centre. Please submit a written application for the issue

Investments should wait for now: the federal government cuts venture capital funds for startups

Not exactly good news for young startups and investors for the new year. As the current funding guideline expired on December 31, 2022 and completion of the announced new version is delayed, it is currently not possible to apply for the INVEST Venture Capital Funding Program. The INVEST website of the responsible Federal Office for

Changing your tax return later – is it possible?

5/5(1)YES. As long as no tax assessment has been issued, the documents can be filed at a later date. In addition, after the issuance of the tax assessment, there is an objection period of one month, during which documents can also be submitted. Subsequently, it becomes difficult to specify the changes. Answers for you: Jörg

Taxes: how is the distance allowance calculated?

5/5(5)NO. In principle, the journey to work can only be assessed as a simple flat-rate travel allowance from the place of residence to the place of work. For example, if the work is 15 kilometers from home, the taxpayer can declare 15 x €0.30 = €4.50 per working day in his tax return. Answers for

Founding a UG despite personal bankruptcy? | starter kitchen

4.63/5(16)In principle, the state does not put any obstacles in place for a debtor to become self-employed. From a purely legal point of view, the establishment of a company is also possible in the event of personal bankruptcy. One Exception First of all: if it is not a personal bankruptcy, but also a business bankruptcy

When to submit your tax return? | starter kitchen

5/5(1)The general deadline is May 31 of the following year. But: the faster you submit the declaration, the faster the money goes back to the tax authorities! The tax office no longer has to process a voluntarily submitted tax return after more than four years. The period for mandatory tax filing is even longer: the

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Seven out of ten workers are under professional pressure during the summer holidays

Calls from superiors, messages from your team or emails from business partners – seven out of ten employees (71 percent) can be reached professionally while on vacation this summer. Only a quarter (27%) don't want to be bothered with official requests during the holidays. This is the result of a representative survey of over 1,000

Thomas Schmidt has been named Business Angel of the Year 2022

Business angel Thomas Schmidt from Leipzig is like "Business Angel of the Year 2022" been awarded. Schmidt was awarded the "Golden Nose" for his "good nose" in his start-ups. For the 22nd time Angels Netzwerk Deutschland (BAND) awarded the "Goldene Nase" in the "Business Angel of the Year", which is the oldest award of its

Canceling activity registration – how do I cancel an activity registration?

4.37/5(19)Those who no longer carry out their business must also report it to the competent commercial office. This is regulated very clearly by section 14 of the GewO (trade regulations). Any change affecting trade must be reported to the competent authority. Of course, this also applies to the fact that you no longer want to

Create XRechnung – Tools Overview 2023 + Instructions!

4.48/5(25)The XRechnung is the official data exchange standard for electronic invoices which was decided by the German legislator on the basis of an EU standard. Your invoice will be saved as an XML file, which can then also be read electronically. But how do you create such an XRechnung? Various ways lead to the XRechnung

Heating, air conditioning, hot water: how companies can save energy

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Top Coworking Spaces Mainz/Wiesbaden – List 2021

5/5(8th) ######################################## Attention update: Although the neighboring cities of Mainz and Wiesbaden get along well and it is not difficult to cross the only dividing bridge when looking for a coworking space… The many coworking spaces make it necessary to create a separate overview for Mainz and Wiesbaden. That's why you can now find the

XRechnung 2022 – that's all, MUST be on the XRechnung tip

5/5(1)You are all familiar with e-invoices (electronic invoices): You often send them to your customers in PDF format. But this is not really legally safe and data protection compliant and, above all, technically reasonable. Therefore, the EU has approved a regulation on how digital invoices should be created. Since November 2020, this requirement has been

When to submit your tax return? | starter kitchen

5/5(1)The general deadline is May 31 of the following year. But: the faster you submit the declaration, the faster the money goes back to the tax authorities! The tax office no longer has to process a voluntarily submitted tax return after more than four years. The period for mandatory tax filing is even longer: the

Insolvency application at GmbH | starter kitchen

5/5(1)Despite all efforts, it is often not possible to get your company around the curve. If all else fails, the next step is bankruptcy. We have put together for you here who can file for insolvency with a GmbH, when you have to do it and which requirements apply. Declared insolvency by creditors or the

The Best Credit Cards for the Self-Employed: Comparison 05/2023

Especially those who travel a lot will benefit from the advantages of credit cards particularly well: business expenses are recorded in full, it is often not necessary to prepare a lengthy travel expense report and all business receipts are always at hand thanks to the account statement of the credit card. Credit card offers (05/2023)

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The first winery in Europe to be owned by several thousand co-owners - this is the ambitious goal that the Lower Austrian winery Dürnberg started its journey in the summer. After the end of the crowdinvesting campaign, everyone in the Weinviertel is happy: More than 5,000 new shareholders and co-owners have been found - a

Individual adventures: Evaneos secures multi-million dollar financing for faster growth in Europe

Evaneos, the online marketplace for individual travel dedicated to creating positive change in the tourism industry, is pleased to announce a €20 million funding round. The sum will be used to further expand Evaneos' growth in Europe. The young company enables travelers to have extraordinary adventures and experiences around the world with local experts. Evaneos'

Choco against food waste: the food startup receives millions of investments

Choco, a food tech start-up aiming to revolutionize the restaurant industry and eliminate food waste, has just secured €25 million in new funding from high-profile investors. The latest round of investment was led by internal investors who reinvested in Choco, a testament to the company's success, its potential for continued growth and its $1.2 billion

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What you've always wanted to know: so that the Metaverse doesn't remain a bohemian village

The metaverse or metaverse is currently considered to be the future of the internet in the tech scene. However, the term is still largely unknown in the German economy. Just over half of companies (55%) say they've never heard of the Metaverse. 17 percent have heard the term before, but don't know exactly what it

Digital Union Award 2023: We are looking for successful projects related to digitization and engagement

An online platform for citizen participation, an initiative against disinformation on the Internet or tandem partnership for first steps with the smartphone: to appreciate the many facets of digital engagement, the initiative "Digital for All" (DFA) awards digital awards for the fourth time on the occasion of the digital day Times the "Digital Union Award“.

Online banking becomes smartphone banking | starter kitchen

Classic online banking is becoming smartphone banking. For the first time, two-thirds (67%) of online banking users are using their mobile phones. One year ago it was 64%, three years ago it was only 52%. For the first time, half of people over 65 who bank online are using their smartphone to do so. A

Best Online Accounting Programs | Comparison 05/2023

4.61/5(119) A good accounting program basically makes sense from the very first turnover: every company has to keep accounts, keep an eye on its finances and calculate. Accounting is required by law and must follow certain rules: den Principles of Proper Accounting (GoB). AS every business needs Also an accounting software. Particularly popular I am

Becoming self-employed as an IT consultant – the most important points

5/5(7) Enthusiasm for technical solutions, ability to relate to people and provide them with the solution to their problem: this is what characterizes an IT consultant. Your clients, but also the activities and teams you work with change with each new project. The topics required are varied, and a specialization is probably worth considering. Network

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5/5(3)What insurance does a self-employed person really need? How do you adequately protect yourself as a startup? Studies have shown that around 90 percent of people who start their own businesses believe their business is well protected, yet only about half actually seek comprehensive advice. Not a good decision: there is no general answer to

Calculation of personnel costs in the business plan: this is how it works

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Improve your creditworthiness: so you get loans easier as a self-employed person

Self-employed people usually have a much harder time getting a loan. Banks check very carefully, especially with start-ups, before making funds available. The centerpiece of a credit check is the solvency, and this can become a major obstacle for the self-employed. Of course, lenders are also rather reluctant due to the often lack of guarantees

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4.6/5(10) Know your strengths and weaknesses to recognize opportunities and risks: the SWOT analysis is a proven tool for developing the strategy of companies. For start-ups and founders in particular, it's a good opportunity to determine at an early stage with which company orientation you have the greatest chance of success in the market Have.