Structuring Consultancy

  • Regular examination of the existing legal form of the company with regard to changes in tax law
  • Ongoing tax planning to reduce the overall tax burden
  • Consulting with regard to the tax effects of planned business measures up to and including the sale of the company and other M&A transactions
  • Will drafting and successor planning

Ongoing Tax Consultancy

  • Supporting the client in the fulfilment of taxation requirements
  • Examining tax returns and tax assessments with regard to legality and economic expediency
  • Supporing clients in tax declarations
  • Completion and/or examination of tax declarations and advance tax returns

Annual Financial Statements and Bookkeeping

  • All-round service in financial and capital equipment bookkeeping, on request also on site and within the company
  • Creation and interpretation of detailed monthly economic analyses, in accordance with the requirements of Paragraph 18 of the German Banking Act (KWG).
  • Monthly management evaluation meetings on request to discuss the economic situation and, if necessary, development of corrective measures
  • Creation of cost centre accounting
  • Creation of annual or interim statements according to the German Commercial Code (HGB) or US-GAAP/IAS with issuing of professional certification
  • Establishment of US-GAAP/IAS
  • Creation of opening and dissolution balance sheets
  • Development of tax balance sheets from the trade balance or derivation of the tax results from the trade balance results
  • Drawing up of a financial and assets-, and liabilities statement
  • All-round payroll accounting service including social security consulting, also available on a per-project basis and for more than 1000 employees.

Other Services

  • Statements and expert reports on individual tax inquiries
  • Advice on tax audits
  • Processing of judicial and extra-judicial remedies as well as legal representation in fiscal courts and/or the Federal Finance Court
  • Legal representation in tax cases
  • Trust activities
  • Payment handling
  • Subsidy consulting

International Tax Advisory

  • Advising German investors with subsidiaries abroad
  • Advising foreign investors with subsidiaries in Germany
  • Advice on taxation of services between Germany and abroad
  • Avoidance double taxation
  • International Tax Optimization
  • Taxation of German expats abroad
  • Taxation financing abroad

Our Offer for Chinese Inbound Investors

Effective tax planning is one of the most crucial aspects that can impact an optimal income on a company's investments in Germany. Therefore you have to follow the relevant German tax regulations and apply targeted tax planning if your company invests and works in Germany. bdp supports you in identifying individual tax risks and develops excellent tax planning for your Chinese company in Germany.