Tax Law

At the interfaces of tax law

We assist our clients in the succession planning for businesses and private assets and the relevant taxation issues. This includes company transfers, generation changes and anticipated inheritance with all interfaces of tax law with corporate law and inheritance law. We structure and support tax-related issues regarding the purchase of a business, reorganization and transfers, acquisition and divestment of shares. We provide advice and support for our clients in disputes with fiscal authorities after tax audits, tax fraud investigations and liability issues as a result of a company crisis and represent you in fiscal courts and as a defender in fiscal offenses and fines proceedings.

Our service offer

Business and Wealth Succession

• Selection and change of legal form for business operations
• Generation change in a business, models for the retention of assets for the benefit of the transferring generation
• Succession planning and interim solutions
• Configuration models of anticipated inheritance

Operational Split, Closure and Sale of a Business

• Appointment and retirement of shareholders in group practices
• Shareholder disputes and liquidation of freelance practices
• Sale and transfer of shares
• Representation and Defense in Conflicts with Fiscal Authorities

Representation and Defense in Conflicts with Fiscal Authorities

• Appeal proceedings with fiscal authorities and contestation of tax statements in financial courts
• Defense and final settlement in tax fraud proceedings fiscal audit and tax fraud investigation cases
• Defense against liability claims by fiscal authorities due to violations of fiscal obligations in business management

Tax Law in Civil Law Practice

• Tax optimization of contract drafting
• Tax clauses in business and real estate transaction contracts

• Representation in tax consultant liability and fee cases

Management of problematic tay issues

Dispute of a property-owning private company as part of the division of real estate property, in which withdrawing shareholders were allocated residential property in sole ownership. Unsuccessful contestation of a fiscal authority decision on real estate transfer tax due to a refusal of tax exemption per Section 7 (2) of the German real estate transfer tax code (GrEStG), but successful recourse against the company’s tax consultant because the incurrence of the real estate transfer tax could have been prevented if properly planned.