Munich being Germany's "Silicon Valley", has strongly influenced our client base. The local tech sector is dynamic and rapidly growing - which comes with as many challenges as benefits. We support agile tech companies with their questions related to commercial and tax law and have in-depth expertise for international tech companies who face challenges in the current environment of transfer pricing. We have a track record to deliver efficient, fast and practical solutions.
That very phase in a founder's journey, when the "innovator" becomes an "entrepreneur" and is required to fulfill their compliance activities - this is where we add value. We truly believe that the biggest lever to maximize potential is for everyone to focus on what they do best - while granting start-ups time & space to focus on their ideas, products or services, we are happily taking care of all accounting and tax-related issues.
We typically jump in at the bootstrapping stage, but we also support VC-funded start-ups and dynamic growth companies (with or without an exit). We have a track record in advising clients in the area of software, sports, foodtech, fintech, and mobility, and support the following topics, usually as an extended part of the team:
As a judge in business plan competitions, Florian Völkner is constantly in touch with various founders and has a deep understanding for their pain points & risks. He equally knows when potential is untapped and drives efficiency as well as the acceleration of growth to add value to the bottom line from day 1.
The most exciting milestones of presence driving are often marked by buy-and-build projects in the private equity industry. For us, being part of such platform projects is particularly interesting, as it requires a wide range of expertise in the area of taxation and commercial law. We support both, holding structures with management partnerships and operational buy-and-build corporations and a team of experts will be put together depending on the specifications of each individual case. Cooperation and communication within and across teams typically takes place through common, dedicated interfaces. Efficiency and accuracy are crucial drivers in these projects and the basis of our daily work.
Is your company importing and/or exporting goods or services? Do you have subsidiaries abroad or joint venture partners in other countries? We optimize your tax related data streams - we start by looking after your VAT Reporting or Intrastat reports, but we are also happy to advise you on your international organizational structure and speciall topics of interest such as transfer pricing. Our experts in the wholesale sector are looking forward to decomplex your international go-to-market activites.
Working around the world? Being your own boss, independent of location and time? TikTok, YouTube, Twitch - defining where the magic happens?
New, exciting professions have proven to come with some tax-related specifics that require attention - but they are easy & quickly to solve if you know where to start looking.
We have been advising and supporting national and international clients with new careers since 2017 and have the right answers to the following tax-related questions:
Revenue: How do I declare tax revenue from partnerships (products and goods / gifts), product placement, affiliate revenue, Google AdSense, bartering (free dinner for an Instagram post), merchandise, royalties, shoots, subscriptions, etc.?
Operating expenses: What purchases can I deduct from my income?
Travel costs: What travel costs are tax-relevant?
Startup: What legal form and type of business is suitable for me and what do I need to consider?
Trade tax / delimitation question: Do I generate income from a trade or from self-employment?
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Cryptocurrencies are getting more and more established as an investment option - for private individuals and companies likewise, we offer expertise in the following areas:
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Project developer, general contractor or housing cooperative? The planning and implementation of your projects is certainly influenced by many bureaucratic hurdles - our experts are familiar with taxation challenges in the construction and real estate sector and support you in the successful implementation of your projects.
Foundations can preserve wealth over generations, but the path to establishing a foundation should be carefully considered. Whether a nonprofit or a family foundation, our team is happy to handle the founding, structuring, and all associated services for you.
Tax consulting starts with understanding the facts and leads to much more than simply complying with legal obligations. We only start our consulting when we understand your challenges exactly. Our approach is to jointly develop a strategy so that you can focus on operational processes and at the same time "steer" safely and profitably into the future.
Our services in the field of tax consulting include the following topics:
The complexity of German tax law is best challenged in teamwork. Our experts from various tax disciplines serve our clients together.,. Whether it's succession planning, transfer pricing documentation, or VAT, we always provide the appropriate expert depending on the needs of the project, and therefore offer the best solution approach for our clients.
Your requirements and expectations are our first approach to determining the scope of our services: from simple bookkeeping to outsourcing your entire finance team with CFO functions. We respond flexibly to the needs of our clients and are not only on an equal footing as a contact, but often and gladly part of the client team.
Our bookkeeping services include all steps of
as well as tax returns of any form.
Bookkeeping with us does not start with uploading receipts in DATEV cloud software. Our experts already analyze existing processes beforehand and, together with our clients, work out ways to optimize the entire compliance activities.
As experts in digitilization, we find the right tools together with our clients for preparing and implementing financial accounting. For this, we work in partnership with the major players in the FinTech industry and know suitable solutions for different needs of different companies - from simple bookkeeping to complex group bookkeeping for corporate groups. Our goal? In many cases, our approach not only offers the possibility of cost optimization, but also the location- and time-independent access to financial bookkeeping.
Our portfolio in the field of annual accounts includes the following services:
Whether a microsize company or a large consolidated account of a corporate group, we provide a team that meets both your and the legal requirements - both in terms of quality and time. In addition to the commercial and tax-law preparation of annual accounts, we also prepare accounts according to IFRS.
As part of the preparation process, we build up a documentation in which facts are presented and the financial/tax treatment is documented. The in-house documentation leads to significant advantages and time savings in the event of potential tax or statutory audits or.
For us, tax compliance means not just filling out tax returns and preparing tax balance-sheets.
We understand this more comprehensively and analyze together with you the possibilities within the scope of tax declaration. In addition, we also take care of the analysis of international circumstances, which may lead to the obligation to declare and therefore also have to be declared.
We prepare your tax balance sheets and not only tax reconciliation statements. According to our approach, this is a considerable simplification for you as well as for the tax office in order to be able to understand tax results.
Furthermore, we support you in planning your upcoming tax payments for your cash flow forecasts in as much detail as you need.
For us, an annual financial statement audit is not just about the mere audit of annual financial statements. Our audit teams are led by partners and accompanied by at least one experienced tax advisor and one audit assistant. We consciously schedule time to understand your company - this ensures that we maintain our high service standard, which goes beyond the IDW standards. Our pleasantly high employee retention rate ensures continuity from year to year for our clients.
Our audit reports naturally include all requirements of the legally prescribed regulations, but we go one step further: Our clients also receive feedback from our audits, including a final management letter, detailed comments on the financial statements, and an analysis & recommendations for internal processes (e.g. in the areas of accounting and finance), the functionality of internal control mechanisms, and digitalization potential.
Our scope of services in the audit area includes:
Another central activity in this area is corporate valuations. Depending on the occasion, whether for legal, corporate or taxlaw or other reasons, we create both objective and subjective valuations. The basis for this are fairness opinions
The commonly used valuation methods (discounted cash flow (DCF) or income approach, as well as other industry-standard valuation methods) are standard practice for our expert team.
Our payroll accountants are solely focused and specialized in payroll accounting and wage tax. In addition to the already comprehensive tax issues in the payroll area, our team also has expertise in the field of social security.
We support you in the following areas:
Payroll processes are complex and subject to strict guidelines. Our team regularly participates in special payroll trainings to provide our clients with the most up-to-date knowledge and ensure that primarily employee salary payments, but also all upstream and downstream processes are carried out correctly.
Up-to-date figures are the basis of every corporate decision-making process. We are in constant communication with our clients to enrich the monthly results with information that is otherwise only taken into account in the annual financial statements. Our goal? To make relevant information available to various stakeholders at any desired time. Our tools? Whether Excel, Microsoft Power BI or LucaNet - we will find the right solution for you.
Whether sale, acquisition, merger or cooperation of companies our experts support the complete transaction process with the following services:
We deliver tailor-made solutions for your challenges and can draw on extensive experience through our regular cooperation with M&A lawyers.
We offer international corporate groups with subsidiaries in Germany the complete local compliance activity from one source.
Our team has experience in working with international mandates. This includes the preparation of international accounting (e.g. according to IFRS/US-GAAP) for the requirements of the German tax authorities and the preparation of reconciliation statements in order to fulfill the legal obligations in Germany.
Our inbound experts build bridges for the international contacts in order to create understanding for the bureaucratic regulations in Germany - the focus is always first and foremost on fulfilling compliance in Germany.
Closely connected to founding, restructuring, and digitalization consulting is the support in finding the right opportunities for funding. The availability, requirements and therewith access to funding are constantly changing, making the search complex - but equally lucrative.
Our experienced team will be supporting your whole journey from search, to application and review of funding decisions.