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Old 30.09.2007, 13:21
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non-EU with B-permit, where to pay tax when I live in Germany

Hi there,

I am a non-EU PhD student having a PhD work contract and B-permit from January 2005 until March 2008. I´ve been paying income tax (Quellensteuer) in CH eversince my arrival 2 years and 9 months ago.

Soon I will have the residence and work permit to live with my German husband in Germany (non-EU Aufenthaltserlaubnis zwecks Familienzusammenführung, Erwerbstätigkeit gestattet) so I can write up my dissertation from Germany and come from time to time to CH for meetings with my advisors and for my PhD exam. I´d say between December 2007-March 2008 I would only be in CH for a max. of two weeks in total.

I´ve heard/read about the 60-days regulation (60 Tage Regelung) for work commuter between CH-Germany, but I don´t fully understand how it applies to my case.

My questions would be: should I also pay tax in Germany when I am living there most of the time between Dec-March, or can I keep paying tax in CH? FYI, I´m planning to keep my Swiss bank account until the end of my CH contract.

Any insight and legal advice are welcomed!

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Old 30.09.2007, 15:03
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Re: non-EU with B-permit, where to pay tax when I live in Germany

You pay taxes where you are resident. if you live in Germany, you pay in Germany.
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Old 30.09.2007, 15:20
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Re: non-EU with B-permit, where to pay tax when I live in Germany

If that's true it would save the OP a lot of money to stay in CH, the tax rate is so much lower here.

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