Registration at the German tax office:

  • Obligatory for all the coach companies who pass trough Germany
  • The registration has to be performed before the journey at the German tax office
  • Period of time until the receipt of the Dutch tax number: 15 days
  • There is no special provision for bus operators who only travel rarely to Germany


Tax Rates

  • Tax on passenger transport
    • Calculation according to the distance principle
    • 19%
  • Deductible Input Tax
    • The tax on input on fuel bills may be subtracted with 19%


Period for submitting the tax declarations/ tax pre-declarations 

  • it depends on the tax dept of the previous year in Germany


Reverse Charge

Isn't applicable anymore since the 1st October 2013.


Controls by the financial police

Severe and freguent controls by the finance police are taking place at the borders as well as on the streets.


Our assistance

Competent, customer-oriented and extensive consultancy and handling regarding your deductible input tax as well as the tax on passenger transport in Germany.


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