Taxation of Your Earnings

Tax on profits

Earnings generated through Spreadshirt need to be declared to the financial authorities. Please check with your accountant to clarify how you are required to declare your earnings.

If the country in which you are resident/based is not Germany, then it may be necessary to deduct some tax from the payment amount. This so-called withholding tax affects only your remuneration from the Design Price, and not your Affiliate Commission or your Volume Commission. For more information on the deduction of tax, please refer to this article

Turnover tax

In principle, your earnings generated with Spreadshirt are subject to turnover tax. Please check with your accountant about which tax obligations this entails for you.

If you are registered as being subject to turnover tax in Germany, then if you provide corresponding evidence you can have us pay you German turnover tax on top of your earnings. To do this, please send us the following VAT identification number confirmation form, which you can use to informally confirm to us your obligation to pay turnover tax in Germany.

If you are registered as an entrepreneur in another EU country, we need your EU VAT identification number. To do this, please send us the following form to confirm a non-German EU VAT identification number. Pursuant to Section 13b of the German Turnover Tax Act (UStG), taxation is based on the so-called reverse charge procedure, meaning you will receive your earnings without turnover tax.

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