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I've been recruited by a big software company which is going to relocate me in Berlin for 6 months.

This society asked me for an account number where my salary will be accredited. I live in Italy, should I open an account in Germany or tell them to accredit my salary on my Italian account (and use a VISA pre-paid card to live in Berlin)?

Does anyone happen to know anything about this matter?

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closed as off topic by Vince, uncovery, Karlson, gerrit, Kate Gregory Apr 7 '13 at 16:36

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provide them with IBAN and BIC of your italian account and you should be fine. Not an expert though. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_Euro_Payments_Area –  greg121 Apr 7 '13 at 9:57
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yup, and you can probably use your regular debit/credit card in Germany. Just make sure that your bank offers free card transactions in the SEPA zone. And I think this question is off-topic, as not relating to Travel. It may fit money.SE. –  Vince Apr 7 '13 at 11:10
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Migrate to either Personal Finance & Money or The Workplace. –  gerrit Apr 7 '13 at 16:30
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