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OMR24: A deep dive into Tax & Customs with fynax

Fatih-Kağan Taşkoparan

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When Hamburg vibrates in May, it's because of the OMR Festival, the hotspot for digital know-how and marketing glamor. Over 70,000 visitors made the pilgrimage to the Hanseatic city, attracted by global stars such as music producer Rick Rubin, marketing professor Scott Galloway and even reality queen Kim Kardashian. German business celebrities were also represented, with the likes of Weleda CEO Tina Müller, KKR's European CEO Philipp Freise, Zalando Co-CEO David Schneider and the legendary former national team player Bastian Schweinsteiger all rocking the stages of the exhibition halls.

fynax impresses on the Finance Forward stage: A must for e-commerce pioneers

The OMR Festival is an unmissable event for the e-commerce pioneers. The brains behind fynax, Saravanan Sundaram and Nadja Müller, were there with their team for the third time in a row. And they weren't just there to listen. Entertaining, curious and with a critical eye, they followed the presentations by renowned speakers at the Finance Forward conference. Bundesbank President Axel Weber, Wirecard whistleblower Pav Gill and founder Doreen Huber provided interesting insights into the world of finance.

New paths with fynax: Masterclass on customs and taxes

But this year everything was different. Instead of the Yellow-Stage the fynax leaders organized a conference for the exclusive masterclasswhich dealt in depth with the topics of customs and taxes in e-commerce. Driven by the success of Chinese platforms such as Temu and Shein, customs expert Markus Bitzer and tax consultant Kathleen Weisbender joined Müller to take a closer look at the tax challenges in international online trading.

"What rules apply when importing online orders? What taxes have to be paid in the destination country? What pitfalls should be avoided?" - These and other questions were discussed and convincingly answered in the fynax Masterclass. The event was fully booked right from the start, and interest remained high even after it ended. Interested parties flocked to exchange ideas with our experts and gain further insights.