AN OVERVIEW OF German Payroll

Our German payroll specialist will guide you through all you need to know about German Payroll. The 1 day course will cover all of the following and more:

  • What is require of a company in order to run a payroll
  • Employer responsibilities and obligations
    • To the employee
    • To the tax and social security authorities
  • Sick leave, annual holiday entitlement, maternity leave, parent leave
  • Travel expenses
  • Company cars
  • Starters
    • Required documents and information
    • Registration process
    • ELStAM (electronic tax data)
  • Leavers
    • Termination documents
    • Unused holiday compensation
  •  Gross pay elements
    • Monthly pay elements
    • One off payments
    • Fringe benefits
  • Deductions
    • Income tax, solidarity tax, church tax
    • Social security: what is deducted, how are the contributions calculated
  • Advances, loans, salary attachments
  • Additional employer social security contributions
  • Payslip example
  • Statutory reporting requirements


For further information or to book a course contact us on 0203 871 8870 or

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