Dr. W. Krauss · competence

Competence and Knowledge including Inbound Services for non-German Investors

Conception of tax-optimized structures and contractual implementation thereof for
companies and entrepreneurs

Dr. Wilfried W. Krauß is a lawyer and tax advisor. He stands for a close connection of commercial and corporate law advice with profound expertise in the areas of tax and accounting law. Dr. Krauß worked for more than 10 years in renowned international law and accounting firms in Nuremberg, Frankfurt am Main, Munich and Shanghai (PR China).  

One focus of his work is advising companies in connection with the conception of tax-optimised strucutres in the national and international context as well as the civil law and contractual implementation thereof in the following areas:

  • corporate reorganisation (e.g. mergers, change of legal form, spin-offs),
  • holding and investment structures,
  • real estate investments,
  • M&A transactions,
  • innovative financing instruments including cryptotax and blockchain-based instruments (e.g. Coins, Tokens, STOs),
  • tax audits and fiscal court proceedings,
  • general coroporate and commercial advice and contract drafting.

In addition, Dr. Krauß advises shareholders and wealthy private individuals in the following issues:

  • structuring of your business and private assets as well as family offices,
  • the anticipated corporate and wealth succession planning including the creation of transfer agreements,
  • establishment of foundations and testaments,
  • the move abroad.

A further area of advice is the support of other lawyers and tax advisors on special issues in the above-mentioned areas. Dr. Krauß is one of the few consultants with extensive experience both in tax-centred structuring consulting and in the civil law and contractual implementation of these structures.

Further, Dr. Krauß also advises non-German Investors with respect to their business in Germany. Dr. Krauß provides services concerning corporate law issues (e.g. the formation of German subsidiaries), the negotiation of commercial and purchase agremments as well as the the fulfillement of public-law and tax regulations in Germany.

Dr. Krauß is a member of the following organizations, among others:

  • Examination Committee for the Oral Tax Consultant Examination at the Nuremberg Chamber of Tax Consultants
  • German Association for International Tax Law (German National Group of the International Fiscal Association / IFA)
  • Company Law Association – Scientific Association for Corporate and Company Law (VGR) e.V.-

Ongoing tax compliance consulting

Full service for your company through holistic support – facilitated anticipatory identification of design potential for proactive, tax-optimized structures through continuous proximity to your company

KRAUSS Tax Legal not only assists companies and entrepreneurs with business law topics and special tax issues. In addition to project-related advice, qualified professionals with tax compliance so that you and your company are “compliant”. We provide support in ongoing tax and accounting matters, including:

  • Ongoing financial bookkeeping / accounting and advance sales tax returns
  • Payroll accounting
  • Preparation of annual financial statements and commercial / tax balance sheets
  • Business tax returns (including corporate tax returns, trade tax returns, annual sales tax returns)
  • Private tax returns (income tax, inheritance/gift tax)
  • Property tax returns
  • Accompanying tax audits (including social security) and representation before the tax office
  • Filing of tax-related applications

We use modern, digital systems for the preparation of your accounting and your current tax affairs. Documents are processed digitally in compliance with commercial and tax regulations. This relieves you of administrative work and enables efficient processes, among other things through:

  • Electronic invoicing
  • Simple capture, digitization and archiving of receipts
  • Fast, flexible and location-independent data access and document exchange, e.g. with employees, tax advisors, tax audits
  • High data security in the cloud
  • Up-to-date online evaluations
  • Digitized payroll accounting

Efficient entrepreneurial processes through the use of modern digitized platforms

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