Daily allowance for work in the home

Since the coronavirus pandemic, we all know that thanks to modern technology, we can work in our home office for longer periods of time. The legislator has created tax incentives for this, but not everyone fulfils the requirements for a home office and can deduct it from tax. As an alternative to a home office, […]

Benefitax GmbH is one of the top tax consultants in Germany in 2024

The “Handelsblatt” published its annual ranking of the best tax consultants in Germany in its issue of 14 March 2024. Among more than 4,000 participants, a total of 601 tax consulting firms were honoured. We are delighted to have been recognised as one of the top tax consultancies in Germany for the fourth time; in […]

Tax disadvantages for transactions with Russian business partners

Largely unnoticed, the Russian Federation was added to the so-called “blacklist” of non-cooperative countries on 20 December 2023. Normally, this list only includes small states and islands that do not fulfil international standards in tax matters. In order to exert pressure on them, taxpayers are to be prevented from maintaining business relationships with individuals or […]

When can lunch be fully deducted?

It is common knowledge that a flat rate of 30% is not deductible for business-related entertainment expenses, including tips. This is the case when third parties such as customers, consultants, suppliers or cooperation partners are invited to a meal. What is less well known is that costs for food and drinks at company events such as […]

25 years as an auditor

On 26 September, our Managing Director Oliver Biernat was delighted to receive a special award: on the occasion of the “Anniversary Day” event, the Chamber of Public Accountants in Hesse presented him with an honorary certificate in recognition of his 25 years of professional service as a public accountant. The President of the Rhineland-Palatinate Chamber […]

Benefitax leading Tax Consultancy in the Central Region – so Juve Handbook Taxes

We are very pleased that the legal publisher Juve has again named us one of the leading tax consulting firms in Germany in its “Juve Handbuch Steuern 2023”. The team’s expertise in the area of international tax law, the India and Israel Desk as well as the competencies in dealing with unusual and complex requests […]

Benefitax also among the top tax consultants in Germany in 2023

In its issue of 23.03.2023, the German business magazine “Handelsblatt” published an exclusive ranking of the best tax consultants in Germany. Among more than 4,200 participants, a total of 605 law firms received awards. We are very pleased to be among the top tax advisors in Germany for the third time. In the survey by […]

Benefitax again awarded as Kununu Top-Company

This year, we are once again pleased to receive very good ratings from current and former employees on the job rating platform kununu. With a kununu score of 4.6 out of 5 achievable stars, the satisfaction of Benefitax employees is already one point above the average rating within the industry of 3.6 for the second […]

GGI Tax Summit in Nassau/Bahamas

On Thursday, 19 January 2023, Benefitax Managing Director Oliver Biernat had the great pleasure of finally exchanging views on international tax topics in person with tax experts in Nassau/Bahamas at the first global GGI Tax Summit in three years. Jeffery L. Mowery, co-chair of the International Taxation Practice Group, took over the welcome and moderation. […]

Professional anniversary of Oliver Biernat

This year Oliver Biernat celebrates a professional anniversary: 25 years as a German certified public accountant. After working in the field of taxation and accounting since 1991, he passed the certified tax advisor exam in 1995 and the professional exam to become a German certified public accountant in September 1997. In 2008, he added the […]