Getting your Business off to a successful Start in Germany

Target-oriented, transparent and flexible, our primary aim is to support foreign companies that would like to set up their sales, production or service companies in Germany. Whether this is the setting up of a subsidiary company / a permanent establishment right up to liquidation, we aim to support you from the very outset. And, of course, it makes sense to always coordinate this with your national tax advisor.

Our services at a glance

  • Tax advisory for setting up businesses, especially for foreign investors
  • Providing advisory services for selecting the appropriate inbound structure (permanent establishment, subsidiary -GmbH / GmbH & Co.KG, etc.) in collaboration with your national tax consultants (double taxation treaty; transfer pricing; accrual of tax results; wage tax issues in the secondment of staff, etc.)
  • Consultation pertaining to VAT (VAT checks of your business (deliveries / services); optimising VAT in regard to supply and services provided; preparation of VAT returns; consultation in regard to problems with the deduction of input tax)
  • Consultation pertaining to tax audits, special VAT audits and special wage tax audits


  • The submission of applications for the exemption of withholding tax in regard to tax deductions, for example:
    • Construction services,
    • Dividend payments,
    • Royalties,
    • Supervisory board remuneration
    • Other kinds of remuneration (for artistic, sport, entertainment and similar performances)
  • Support – including colleagues in this sector – in regard to/ and taking on appeal proceedings
  • Ongoing tax consultation
  • Tax registration with German authorities
  • Compliance (payroll, accounting, annual financial statements, tax declaration) in cooperation with our partners Koller & Partner StB GmbH: www.koller-partner.de
  • Preparation of income tax returns for companies and individuals with restricted tax liability