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Indirect Tax / VAT

The extraordinary expertise of our approx. 80 VAT specialists in Germany and our WTS Global network, which is managed from Germany and active in around 100 countries, is reflected in numerous publications and lectures at fundamental symposiums and various awards. In 2017 and 2018 WTS Global was named "European Indirect Tax Firm of the Year" by the well renowned journal International Tax Review.

Our WTS experts are familiar with the challenges in the area of ​​Value Added Tax and other Indirect Taxes. We support our clients in providing highly accurate and practical recommendations in a very dynamic environment.

Against the background of further increase in (VAT) compliance requirements, the goal of our consulting service is to develop legally compliant solutions which minimize risks and simultaneously avert avoidable VAT payments.

In doing so, we work within the framework of ad-hoc support, expert opinions or directly on-site too. Of course, we also take on your national or international declaration of tax amounts as well as apply for input VAT refunds.

We defend disputed case constellations in the context of appeals, audits and lawsuit or criminal tax proceedings.

Furthermore, we also support you within the framework of process and technical challenges, such as the implementation of a tax compliance management systems or IT tools, as well as within the scope of adjusting VAT-relevant settings in the ERP system or the evaluation of mass data to identify risks, cash flow advantages or the increase in the input tax deduction.

In the field of value added tax, we advise a wide range of clients, from start-ups and entrenched small and medium-sized enterprises, to national and international corporations. In addition, we assist auditors, tax advisors and lawyers with full client protection on special VAT issues.

WTS, we advise companies on all VAT/GST issues relating to the national and international movement of goods, as well as on service-oriented business models.

We also help our clients evaluate indirect taxeffects on changing company processes.

Moreover, we provide support in preparing for external VAT/GST audits. Our advisory services include a review of current VAT/GST practices and processes (health check), client representation, also at financial courts, as well as the implementation of risk management systems.

In the area of indirect tax, our WTS experts prepare tax returns for our clients and assist them with their input tax refund applications.

Our services also include advising clients on VAT/GST issues that arise during transactions and restructuring. Our tax experts optimise holding structures with regard to indirect tax aspects, support outsourcing processes and carry out due diligence activities.

At WTS, our clients have access to indirect tax experts for interim management as part of our indirect tax services. If desired, we can also take over the management of all indirect tax functions. This means that our clients profit from maximum flexibility in terms of resource usage and from additional efficiency gains. We have extensive experience in introducing tax engines and carry out indirect tax training sessions.

We support our clients in introducing automated VAT/GST trackers in their ERP systems (e.g. SAP/Oracle), checking their existing ERP systems for the correct reflection of VAT/GST relevant transactions and advising on measures to increase efficiency and compliance assurance.

We also offer our clients automated tax solutions (tax tools) for VAT/GST. With our specialised IT Tax Team, we are one of the leading tax tool providers on the market. From flexible Excel solutions, extensively automated data transfer and preparation for VAT/GST returns, through to the Amana product VAT@GTC and individualised high-end workflow solutions, we provide our clients with customised and tried-and-tested support for their business.

Main Contact
Jürgen Scholz
Managing Partner
Certified Tax Consultant
Düsseldorf
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Joachim Strehle
Partner
Certified Public Accountant, Certified Tax Consultant
Munich
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Kristina Jahnke
Partner
Certified Tax Consultant
Munich
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Global Indirect Tax Brochure
Global Indirect Tax
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VAT Technology Processes Controls Broschure
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