Benefitax celebrates its 15th anniversary

When Oliver Biernat founded Benefitax 15 years ago, he had already passed the professional exams to become a tax consultant and auditor, and had 15 years of professional experience at a Big4 auditing firm and several small and medium-sized auditing firms. As a partner, managing director or board member, he had already seen and experienced […]

New Administrative Principles “VWG 2020” on Transfer Pricing in Germany 2020

The German tax authorities have updated their guidelines on how their would like taxpayers to handle transfer pricing documentation in Germany. While there are some clarifications with a positive effect for the taxpayer they seem to overinterpret the underlying legal regulations in other parts. Oliver Biernats’ article in the GGI Insider No. 113, issued May […]

Considerations of Financing Inbound Investments into Germany

In his latest publication (GGI ITPG FYI-Newsletter, Spring 2021), our Managing Partner Oliver Biernat provides valuable considerations on financing inbound investments. It is a summary of potential (not only tax-) problems he has come up with investors over the last 30 years. The message is clear: “Do not take a loan before asking your tax […]