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Ask A Question...is the statute of limitations for commercial debt in Germany three years & if so, is that from invoice or due date?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: German Law
Expert:  Claudia Schiessl replied 3 years ago.
Dear Customer,

Thank you so much for your question.

3 years it is and not from date of invoice but from due date,

Statute of limitations always ends 3 years after due date on Dec, 31.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


thank you for such fast response & useful information

Expert:  Claudia Schiessl replied 3 years ago.
Dear Customer:

I have forgotten to add that there are special rules for haulage industries.

In this case statute of limitations ends 3 years after due debt exactly