Tax services for SMEs

We provide tax services customized to the needs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). Get in touch with us for assistance in complex German and international tax law matters. We are here for you and can assist you in many areas including the following:
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  • Preparing company tax returns
  • Conducting financial and payroll accounting
  • Providing assistance and advice during company audits and special tax audits
  • Providing assistance and advice in social insurance law matters
  • Providing representation in opposition proceedings and legal proceedings
  • Preparing expert tax and business reports
  • Advising in VAT and income tax matters
  • Advising in salary tax matters
  • Optimizing your payment system
  • Cross-border affairs (see International Tax Law)
  • Inhouse training
  • Input VAT refund applications (see VAT)
  • Advising in corporate succession and shareholding acquisitions
  • Providing assistance with corporate structures and tax consolidation

Financial statements for SMEs

Financial statements reflect the success of a company’s business in the past fiscal year. They are important sources of information for partners, shareholders and lenders. They also serve as a basis for medium and long-term business planning. We can assist you in key accounting activities:
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  • Preparing financial statements / balance sheets and income statements
  • Preparing business tax returns based on your company’s legal form
  • Preparing notes – if required by law (e.g., for the following German legal forms: GmbH, GmbH & Co. KG, AG)
  • Complying with disclosure requirements
  • Handling your property accounting
  • Reviewing your balance sheet including professional recommendations
  • Collaboration with your company’s bank: submitting your credit rating documents and accompanying you at appointments
  • Preparing reporting documents for affiliated companies, shareholders, etc.

Financial accounting for SMEs

The main purpose of outsourced accounting processes is to provide all of the information required for statements and preliminary returns to the tax authorities as well as to provide extensive information to the executive management. No matter how the process is structured, we can assist you in all of your accounting activities as an outsourced process or even take over all or part of your accounting activities while using your system. The goal is to make the most of the interfaces already in place. Our services include:
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  • Advice on how to best organize, set up and optimize your accounting processes
  • Integrating processes at your company and using interfaces already in place
  • Helping you outsource all or part of your accounting processes
  • Conducting financial accounting directly in your system (e.g. SAP)
  • Cost accounting (cost centers, cost units) and budget planning

Payroll accounting for SMEs

Whether you want to outsource your entire payroll process or need help with the accounting processes at your company, we can help you with more than just payroll accounting. We are there by your side throughout the entire process, even when it comes to clarifying aspects involving income tax, social security and employment legislation. Today, aspects like HR controlling and data transfer are just as important as payroll. There are many ways we can help:
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  • On-going salary and wage accounting
  • Cash wage accounting
  • Preparing statements pursuant to the German civil service collective agreement (TVöD)
  • Preparing travel expense statements
  • Preparing all notices for health insurance companies and tax authorities
  • Advice on how best to structure salary and wage payments
  • Sending salary and wage payments to your bank
  • Providing certificates for employment offices, etc.
  • Keeping statistics
  • Providing assistance in income tax and social insurance audits
  • Providing assistance in applications for short-time allowance
  • HR cost planning
  • HR controlling
  • Using data from company software (e.g. SAP)
  • Clarifying aspects involving employment tax and social security legislation
  • Advice on how best to structure employment relationships: service contracts, contracts for work and services, freelance contracts for services
  • Advice on drafting service contracts and works agreements and on structuring collective agreements

Online accounting and billing for SMEs

To make your business a success you need reliable partners who can provide you with sound advice and assistance as well as software that effectively supports your business processes.

SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Lexware or another system?
We can assist you with your business accounting by:
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  • Helping you select and use the right system
  • Helping you set up interfaces to Datev eG software
  • Handling accounting activities directly in your EDP system
  • Handling payment transaction activities
  • Handling controlling activities

Datev “Mittelstand Faktura pro” software
to create estimates and invoices, centrally manage information on prices, products and customers and effectively manage digital documents: Each work step is logical. With the DATEV “Mittelstand Faktura und Rechnungswesen pro” software, you always know which estimates and invoices are still pending.
Thanks to the integrated accounting components in DATEV “Mittelstand Faktura und Rechnungswesen pro” you can enjoy the following advantages:

  • Sending billing data to the integrated financial accounting feature with just the click of a mouse
  • Linking accounting records to digital or scanned invoices and credits
  • Posting receipts and invoices with the reliable DATEV posting feature
  • Efficiently managing open items and dunning activities
  • Online banking components for convenient payments

We can help you choose and implement your software.