The 10th annual Newcomers Festival is scheduled to be held on Sunday, September 26 from 1 to 6 pm. This is a free event for the international community which will be held in the Frankfurt Town Hall (Frankfurt Remer). It is a great chance to learn more information about the many community groups in the Rhein-Main area. There will also be entertainment and regional food & drink.
We hope you will stop by our exhibition at the event. We look forward to answering your questions and providing information about the services we offer. For a full listing of the exhibitors and more information about the event, please consult the website at www.newcomers-festival.de
Our colleagues at the IRS sent us this great information below on fraud schemes targeting U.S. taxpayers. We think there’s some excellent information in it, especially that the IRS never contacts taxpayers by email or fax and will never ask for your personal information.
The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated February 12, 2010, to provide updated information on security threats and terrorist activities worldwide. [...]
Loss of a credit or debit card ranks as high on the list as loss of passport or car keys! With the stress of daily activities, large crowds or hosting your familys visitors, this can happen very quickly. We all find Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig and Munich to be relatively safe cities and the atmosphere makes it easier to forget that there are still bad guys out there who are willing to try and get access to your bank accounts.
We all know that the first thing you should do is report your lost credit/debit card immediately to your bank: Dont wait a day or even a minute! [...]