Whether value added taxes, excise taxes or customs duties: indirect taxes are of great importance in the everyday business operations. Our experts in the field of indirect taxes have many years of experience and the needed expertise to provide you with competent advice on issues ranging from the indirect tax effective structuring of supply chains and the VAT aspects of individual transactions to day-to-day compliance issues – tailor made, solution-oriented and always with an eye on the big picture. If required, we can rely on our selected specialists from our international network. 

We support clients from all industries, for example, in the following areas:

  • Examination of new business and transaction models for VAT, customs and excise tax implications
  • Tax optimization and implementation of transaction and business models domestically and abroad
  • Advice on setting up and documenting internal processes for indirect taxes in order to avoid errors as far as possible and ensure the greatest possible compliance
  • Assessment of risks from a VAT, excise tax and customs perspective (due diligence) for larger individual transactions such as company acquisitions or real estate transactions
  • Negotiation of SPA or APA as well as integration of new business units into existing structures
  • Preparation and submission of VAT rulings as well as representation in VAT audits vis-à-vis tax authorities or before the courts
  • Support in all indirect tax compliance, such as e.g. VAT settlements or fiscal representations