Licence Fee for Public Broadcasting
Why do I have to pay "Rundfunkbeitrag"?
The "Rundfunkbeitrag" is a licence fee for public service broadcasting. Everyone who lives in Germany must pay such licence fees so that they can benefit from public broadcasting - whether they actually use the services or not. But how much do you have to pay and how? And can you just not pay? Here's everything you need to know about the "Rundfunkbeitrag".