Out of my own experience I can assure you that using a US Inc/LLC /HK /NZ / Austrialia or EU corp will work in Germany. (with proper documents) If you try to use anything like Belize,Panama ... you will get in trouble. As soon as the Finanzamt has the file on the desk problems will start.
Last year. Yes almost all bank clearks speak English/German/Italian.
Codice Fiscale,Passport. I provided an Address in the EU.
As we all know banks changes their policies almost overnight , so better to call them in advance.
You can walk into any bank in Italy to open an account. I did this in Bolzano with Cassa di Risparmio(Sparkasse), Monte dei Paschi,
Raiffeisenbank and Volksbank.
Volksbank has a nice service.They have ready made VISA debit cards without the clients name on which will be activated after the...