An overview of advisory services and contact points on administrative issues (predominantly without reference to foreign countries) in Germany specific to the sector and on contacts in the (regional) scene can be found here. Some of them offer individual consultations, professionalisation programmes etc.
Access to the European labour market for British culture professionals protected by the Withdrawal Agreement.
Information is available here.
In many countries, withholding tax (a type of double income tax; another common term is "foreigner tax") is levied for artistic performances or for the exploitation of rights of use. Information on withholding tax in Denmark and in Luxembourg is available here - in cooperation with CultureBooking.
Our country list with contact points abroad that offer information and/or advice in the field of international work is online again. Sorted by country, you can search for cultural institutions that you may contact if you have any questions. Find it here.
The section contains information about visa and residence conditions pursuant to Section 22 Sentence 2 of the German Residence Act (AufenthG – Aufenthaltsgesetz). Section 22 AufenthG states that: “A foreigner may be granted a temporary residence permit for the purpose of admission from abroad for reasons of international law or on urgent humanitarian grounds.” You can find the text here.
Is it necessary to pay the special social security contributions for self-employed artists, the Künstlersozialabgabe (KSA) for events of German ensembles or bands abroad, or on fees for rehearsals or for artistic services abroad? Is KSA relevant for fees paid to artists/publicists from abroad who perform in Germany? Are foreign organisers of events in Germany liable to pay contributions and what happens when artists collect money from the public themselves? Answers to these questions can be found here.
Text by Kathleen Parker, Red Tape Translation, on some important things on how to be prepared for anything at your freelance residence permit appointment. You'll find it here.
When do I need a Schengen visa? Do I need a work permit when playing a concert in Germany? Etc. Information on short-term stays can be found here.
How does copyright work in Germany? Which rights do I have as an author? What do I have to bear in mind when exploiting my work? Etc. The information is available here.
Our checklist on temporary work between Germany and France. Here it is.