Lifetime Gift Tax Exemption in Germany

German law defines applicable lifetime gifts under § 7 ErbStG, and generally, they include: A financial donation without consideration, Compensation for a renunciation of inheritance or a waiver of the compulsory portion, Establishing a foundation with assets through a foundation transaction The transfer of assets and properties, The waiver of loans, Such gifts can [...]

Digital Estate in Germany: Social Media & Bitcoin / Cryptocurrencies | German Inheritance Law

Nowadays, almost every person owns numerous accounts on the internet. Once you have created one on social networks, with an email provider and other cloud services, your data is stored online. With the increasing digitalisation of everyday life, the question of the extent to which a person's digital estate can be inherited is also [...]