Overview of Payroll in Germany Overview of Payroll in Germany

German payroll is a complex field with lots of laws and regulations. This two-day course gives you a deeper insight to German Payroll. It is an extremely practical course which deals with all of the issues, which are important to anyone either working in, or responsible for, the payroll function. The course covers all of the essential rules in the operation of PAYE tax and social insurance, it outlines the rights and obligations of both employers and employees. It uses clear examples to illustrate many of the points raised.

At the end of this course delegates will received a detailed overview of the complex German payroll legislation and gain the knowledge and confidence to understand the fundamentals of payroll processing in Germany. They are clear about employer obligations, calculation of gross pay and deduction, know what they need to do on a periodic and annual basis, can answer employee queries and check payslips and other forms.

What’s covered in the course?

  • General advice in handling German authorities and forms
  • A glossary of terms that are used regularly in payroll
  • An Overview German labour law
  • Mindestlohngesetz – National minimum wage
  • Terms and termination of employment
  • Processes relating to new starters and leavers
  • Identifying gross pay and kinds of remuneration
  • Benefits in kind
  • Calculation scheme of German Payroll
  • Explaining the different kinds of income tax es in detail (wage tax, church tax, solidarity surcharge, lump sum wage tax)
  • Identifying what income is taxable and exempt
  • ElStAM
  • Tax categories, rates, allowances, tax identification number
  • Manually calculation of different kind of taxes
  • Explaining the different kinds of social insurance (especially public and private health insurance)
  • Manually calculation of social insurance contributions (including annual earnings limit, March clause)
  • Holidays and other absences
  • Special kinds of employment (eg Mini Jobber, Short term employment, Apprentices, Students, Pensioners)
  • Reporting, data protection and record keeping
  • Year-end activities and timetable
  • How to read a German payslip (including English translations)

    Delegates will also receive details of links to useful websites, and online access to resources on the GPA website.

    Course Dates

    November 12th & 13th 2018 – London

    25th and 16th February 2019 - London

    8th and 9th April 2019 - London

    20th and 21st June 2019 - London

    15th and 16th August 2019 - London

    3rd and 4th October 2019 - London

    12th and 13th December 2019 - London

     

    Other means of training 

    Click here to attend this course virtually 

    Click here to attend this course online 

    Meet our trainer 

    Our trainer is a specialist in German payroll, HR, finance and accounting. She has acquired wide-ranging expertise through many years of academic study and professional experience. She passes this on to international companies seeking to adapt to German regulations and practices relating to payroll, accounting and HR.

    Our trainer develops and delivers seminars in companies and through adult- education providers. She has worked for the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (UK) as a tutor and taught at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.


    For further information contact us on 0203 871 8870 or
    training@globalpayrollassociation.com

     

    German payroll is a complex field with lots of laws and regulations. This two-day course gives you a deeper insight to German Payroll. It is an extremely practical course which deals with all of the issues, which are important to anyone either working in, or responsible for, the payroll function. The course covers all of the essential rules in the operation of PAYE tax and social insurance, it outlines the rights and obligations of both employers and employees. It uses clear examples to illustrate many of the points raised.

    At the end of this course delegates will received a detailed overview of the complex German payroll legislation and gain the knowledge and confidence to understand the fundamentals of payroll processing in Germany. They are clear about employer obligations, calculation of gross pay and deduction, know what they need to do on a periodic and annual basis, can answer employee queries and check payslips and other forms.

    What’s covered in the course?

    • General advice in handling German authorities and forms
    • A glossary of terms that are used regularly in payroll
    • An Overview German labour law
    • Mindestlohngesetz – National minimum wage
    • Terms and termination of employment
    • Processes relating to new starters and leavers
    • Identifying gross pay and kinds of remuneration
    • Benefits in kind
    • Calculation scheme of German Payroll
    • Explaining the different kinds of income tax es in detail (wage tax, church tax, solidarity surcharge, lump sum wage tax)
    • Identifying what income is taxable and exempt
    • ElStAM
    • Tax categories, rates, allowances, tax identification number
    • Manually calculation of different kind of taxes
    • Explaining the different kinds of social insurance (especially public and private health insurance)
    • Manually calculation of social insurance contributions (including annual earnings limit, March clause)
    • Holidays and other absences
    • Special kinds of employment (eg Mini Jobber, Short term employment, Apprentices, Students, Pensioners)
    • Reporting, data protection and record keeping
    • Year-end activities and timetable
    • How to read a German payslip (including English translations)

      Delegates will also receive details of links to useful websites, and online access to resources on the GPA website.

      Course Dates

      November 12th & 13th 2018 – London

      25th and 16th February 2019 - London

      8th and 9th April 2019 - London

      20th and 21st June 2019 - London

      15th and 16th August 2019 - London

      3rd and 4th October 2019 - London

      12th and 13th December 2019 - London

       

      Other means of training 

      Click here to attend this course virtually 

      Click here to attend this course online 

      Meet our trainer 

      Our trainer is a specialist in German payroll, HR, finance and accounting. She has acquired wide-ranging expertise through many years of academic study and professional experience. She passes this on to international companies seeking to adapt to German regulations and practices relating to payroll, accounting and HR.

      Our trainer develops and delivers seminars in companies and through adult- education providers. She has worked for the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (UK) as a tutor and taught at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.


      For further information contact us on 0203 871 8870 or
      training@globalpayrollassociation.com