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The optimization of the tax rate is an important profit factor for companies and private individuals. We are there to support you with our many years of experience both in day-to-day business and in special business activities such as M&A transactions and restructuring.
We represent our German and international clients in disputes with the tax authorities during tax audits, in the run-up to judicial disputes and before the tax courts.
Our range of advice includes:
- Acquisition structures and financing
- Cash pools
- Holding structures
- International tax law
- Transfer pricing concepts (drafting and defense)
- Tax proceedings including mutual agreement procedures and arbitration proceedings
- Succession planning
- Real estate transfer tax
- Turnover tax
For the 17th edition of the ICLG - Corporate Tax 2021, our partners Marc Krischer and Dr. Gunnar Knorr wrote the chapter on German tax law. Read it here.
Oppenhoff has advised the BMV Group on the accession of three further medium-sized building materials dealers. Last year, the law firm had already advised the BMV Group on its reorganisation and the takeover of the von den Hoff Group.
Oppenhoff has advised MURA Deutschland GmbH on the sale of a light industrial property in Cologne comprising more than 14,000 square metres of hall and office space to Patron Capital and INBRIGHT. The complex of manufacturing, production, service and storage areas was built on a plot of land measuring over 13,000 square metres.
In a world filled with new challenges, Germany faces the task of remaining competitive in an in-ternational comparison. An attractive capital market is a key factor for facilitating investment in innovative developments and technological progress. Access to the capital market is therefore being simplified, particularly for start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In addition, companies will benefit from new tax regulations governing employee participation schemes in the competition for international skilled labour. Last Friday, the Bundestag passed the draft bill on the "Financing of Investments to Secure the Future" (so-called Financing for the Future Act [Zukunftsfinanzierungsgesetz, ZuFinG]). Alexandra Groth, Hanjo Prondzinski and Robert Fischer-Sonnberg explain the innovations and opportunities arising from the Financing for the Future Act: