Freelancing in Germany – Online workshop

Seminar for Ukrainian Filmmakers: Freelancing in Germany – Online workshop on the basics of working as a freelancer in Germany (in English)

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the difference between freelancing and employment in Germany, the different types or categories of freelancing (“freier Beruf” and “Gewerbe”) as well as information on how health insurance works for freelancers in Germany (including an introduction to the Künstlersozialkasse) and on income tax and value-added tax (VAT). You’ll also get a short introduction on how processing your freelance activity through the Smart cooperative could make your life easier.

The seminar is hosted by Smart – the coop for freelancers –
SMart eG is a social enterprise that combines resources to provide services and support.

The cooperative is a shared company, based on the principles of solidarity and social enterprises. All members share the costs of the cooperative’s administrative and economic services.

Within Smart, members can process their professional activities. Smart employs its members and provides them with administrative, social and legal protection. Members have access to administrative services (invoicing, debt collection and budget management), consultation, insurances (professional liability insurance and an upfront payment gurantee) and public social security benefits through an employment contract with Smart.

Smart gives you the security of an employee.
Joining Smart means becoming one of more than 100,000 members in eight European countries: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden.

Tuesday, 24th of May – 03.00 pm CET (4.00 pm Kyiv Time).
Please register!

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