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I think you should step back a bit from the question. In my experience the good clients usually are hiring based on your presence. The CV is a guide to that presence. Employee positions are not really necessarily either relevant or irrelevant to that presence. So it depends. If you are just starting out, chances are your CV will have mostly employee ...


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If you believe the Single European Market propaganda, you would be right to believe that a company incorporated in any EU state can undertake work in any other EU state - in which case LUX (or EI, NL) may be the answer to your question. However, the SEM is rarely straightforward in practice, and I know from first hand experience that using your own ...


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From first-hand experience, who has juggled permanent and contract positions serially and in parallel, this is not generally a problem... clients are assessing you on whether you can do the job. It may be, of course, that this is an easy excuse to give, if you're approach was unsuccessful! If it was a problem, first-timers would struggle (more than they do)...


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I used to do the same thing (Part-time employed in country A, as well as self-employed invoicing other clients in country B in a different currency), so I'll tell you what I did. Create a self-employed company in country A Create a bank account in country A - with currency of country B, and link that account to your self-employed company Ask your Revenue ...


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I've contacted a TN accounting firm, here's what they said: "You can put 0% tax rate on your invoice if you like, but the main thing is that the invoice should clearly show that it is an out-of-state customer (with an address from another state or country). TN considers web design and development as the creation of software on the customer’s server. So if ...


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I'm not sure if it's the same for every EU country, but in Belgium: Yes, you have to include a clause on your invoice that explains why you are not charging VAT. It used to be that you had to point to the exact article in the (Belgian) VAT law. Similar to your second example. In Belgium, at least, this has been simplified last year and you can just put a ...


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The closest thing I know is a friend of mine who is from Southern Europe who founded a company in Chile or Peru I think. After 1 or 2 years of good business, he got their citizenship. He also told me that he's very satisfied with their tax policy, they returned him a lot of money in the end of a year. Maybe you try to investigate a solution to establish a ...


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From EU perspective it works like this: If you buy goods for the purposes of your business from a supplier based outside the EU, you must generally pay VAT at the point of import (and may deduct this in your next VAT return if you make taxed sales). http://europa.eu/youreurope/business/vat-customs/cross-border/index_en.htm I don't know anything about ...


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In Germany you would need to be at least a self-employee. Go to your local city hall and tell them you want to register a business. The procedure is pretty straight forward - It just takes a couple of minutes to register your business. After you registered your business you will also get a tax-id from the tax authorities. But: It would be better to talk to ...


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You should have a EU-VAT number. This number should be on any invoice. Your clients can check its validity Here: http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/vies/ IF you do not have such a number, get one from you financial authorities.


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