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TAXGATE has long-term expertise in the field of tax planning for investment structures. If you intend to set-up a fund, invest in renewables abroad, buy/sell real estate or invest in a portfolio of securities – TAXGATE supports you with the review and accomplishment of such projects as well as in the course of estate and inheritance planning considerations.
TAXGATE offers fast and efficient assistance for the complete tax administration, e.g. setting-up an accounting system, preparing financial statements or filing of tax returns. Complex tax declarations, including inheritance tax returns, with cross-border aspects are part are of our specialization.
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German Real Estate Transfer Tax: Upcoming changes for share deals
According to recent press releases, the German legislator intends to tighten the German Real Estate Transfer Tax ("RETT") rules for share deals significantly. A draft bill has not been published yet. However, the main changes could be summarized as follows: Reduction...
Federal Fiscal Court: Limited Tax Liability of Foreign (Holding) Companies / Managing Directors as Permanent Representatives in Germany
International investors typically use foreign holding companies for investments in German companies or assets such as real estates (so-called inbound investments). There are often strategic, economic and administrative reasons for interposing a holding company, as the...
German real estate investments – important legislative proposals re the taxa-tion of foreign investors and share deals
Two important German tax law changes have been proposed by the German legislator that will have significant impact on the taxation of investors in German real estate. Existing investment structures will be also affected. Thus, taxpayers concerned and their advisers...
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