Indirect taxes

Value added tax (VAT)

As a harmonized area within the EU, advising on VAT demands a comprehensive approach from tax professionals which requires familiarity with both EU regulations and local VAT laws. Having a thorough understanding of our clients’ domestic and internationally oriented business activities, we provide customized cross-border solutions to optimize VAT burden.

Our dedicated professionals have considerable experience in VAT during transactional structuring, performance of due diligence reviews, provision of day-to-day VAT advisory services and assistance to clients in VAT compliance exercises.

Our services related to VAT include:

  • optimizing of international supply chain management,
  • performance of VAT health checks,
  • assistance during tax audits with a particular focus on VAT, representation in appeal proceedings before tax authorities and during court proceedings (both national courts and the European Court of Justice),
  • advising on VAT optimized transactional structuring,
  • VAT advisory services related to real-estate transactions,
  • advisory services related to VAT implications of financial services,
  • preparation of binding and non-binding ruling requests on VAT aspects of various business schemes and dialogue with the authorities.