Tax law

Taxation is state invention for the benefit of the commonwealth. Defending the position of the tax payer and strategic advice are equally important fields for our tax team.

Tax allocation cannot rule out wrong assessments because of the peculiarities of each individual case and the complexity of tax law. Also, tax allocation is often carried out reserving an ad hoc audit, so that additional tax burdens may result from tax audits at a later time.

We represent our clients as attorneys in all tax proceedings. We employ objections and other legal means when dealing with the revenue authorities. As attorneys, we handle legal proceedings in all financial courts, the Federal Financial Court and the European Court. We also provide support during company audits.

Our trial activities cover all tax types. We defend the tax position of our clients in the fields of revenue, income, employment, corporate, and professional taxes as well as ancillary taxes, tax subsidies, and investment grants, transportation and asset taxes, value-added tax, property purchase tax, inheritance and donation taxes. Our trial experience includes foreign and international tax law, unusual taxes and special consumption taxes (gas, liquor, and tobacco taxes).

An important field of consultation is structuring assets for tax purposes.
The consulting activities of our tax practice also include the clarification of individual questions in various tax fields. We have special expertise in the fields of revenue tax, international tax law, and liability for tax arrears. Likewise, we support specialized labor law attorneys in questions of salary taxes and social security law in the context of creating, financial provisioning, and terminating employment as well as sending employees abroad.

The following Practice Groups are dedicated primarily to the field Tax law

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