Tax consultancy for freelancers

Creative · Personal · Individual

So that you are able to concentrate fully on your profession, and also be sure that the tax office isn't going to get in your way, we look after your tax obligations.

This is what we do for you:

Tax consultancy for freelancers in Berlin

Determination of income and safeguarding your legal obligation to keep records

If you would like to be sure that your taxation is based on the lowest possible profit, and at the same time that you fully comply with your legal obligation to keep records for tax purposes, then...

  • we prepare your annual cash basis accounting

    based on the receipts and records you have given us, including:
    • the determination of the optimal depreciation of fixed assets
    • the preparation of multi-year comparisons for planning your future development
    • the extrapolation of your expected annual returns and your projected tax liabilities

Regular advance VAT returns/annual VAT returns

If you would like to be sure that you use every opportunity to retrieve input tax from the tax office while meeting all the deadlines and dates of payment, then...

  • we prepare your monthly/quarterly advance tax returns

    based on the receipts and records you have given us
    • regular bookkeeping
    • checking that your receipts satisfy the VAT disclosure requirements
    • the determination of your monthly/quarterly profit
    • the extrapolation of your profit and your expected income tax liabilities

  • we prepare your annual VAT return

    including:
    • the cross-checking of your prepayments with the tax office
    • examination of the respective tax assessment and , if necessary, filing a objection

  • we catch up on the advance tax returns that have been neglected over a long period of time and thus recover money for you if need be

Preparation of your annual tax returns

If you would like to be sure that you have made full use of all the tax benefits available to you and so only pay what is absolutely necessary in taxes, then...

  • we prepare your income tax return and/or the declaration concerning the separate determination of your tax basis

    while examining all tax options in your favour

If your current economic development differs from that of the previous year(s), then...

  • we check to see if it is necessary to adjust your tax prepayments

    and then, in consultation with you, we submit appropriate applications for adjustment

You can also entrust us with the examination of tax assessments and, if necessary, the lodging of appeals.

Wage and salary accounting

If you would like to be sure that the pay slips for your staff are dealt with punctually and in compliance with the law, without missing any reporting deadlines at the tax office or health insurance companies, then...

  • we prepare your regular wage and salary accounting

    including:
    • all regular and annual returns to the tax office and social insurance carriers
    • annual certificates for your staff
    • the management of your staff's payroll accounts
    • provision of the monthly pay calculations

If you would like to optimize your labour costs and/or extend your workforce, or restructure, then...

  • we prepare decision-making aids for you

    in the form of:
    • wage calculations in advance
    • alternative budgets
    • cost variationscomparison of payment alternatives in the case of new appointments

You can also entrust us with the preparation of further statements and applications...

  • e.g.:
    • wage slip for the employers' liability insurance association
    • immediate notification of new employees
    • income statement for the employment office
    • applications for refund in cases of illness

Business management consulting and tax consulting

If you are unsure which tax consequences your entrepreneurial plans have, or if you have an isolated tax problem, then...

  • we advise you from a tax and business management perspective on selective individual questions as and when required

    e.g.:
    • whether or when you are subject to VAT
    • what the advantages and disadvantages of being a small businessman are
    • whether you may indeed be subject to trade tax and whether you can avoid this
    • how you can get the most advantageous tax concessions with your home office
    • etc

Help with setting up a new business

If you would like to begin self-employed work and need help right from the beginning, then...

  • we take the first steps with you

    e.g.:
    • applying for a business start-up allowance
    • registering with the tax office
    • taking charge of your legal obligation to keep records or setting up a bookkeeping system
    • advising you on VAT matters and issuing invoices

Communication with the tax office on your behalf

If you do not wish to have direct contact with the tax office, then...

  • We examine and monitor how the tax office is dealing with your case
  • Give us power of attorney to take delivery and powers of representation vis à vis the tax office

    and we will:
    • receive all correspondence from the tax office on your behalf
    • pass this on to you an
    • then we can suggest what steps should be taken

  • Everything can be done online
    • Send receipts
    • receive evaluations
    • ask questions and get the answers
Annual financial statement

Annual financial statement (German, PDF 228 KB)

Wage

Accounting sample wage (German, PDF 123 KB) Accounting sample wage (German, PDF 123 KB)

VAT returns

Sample VAT returns (Germans, PDF 236 KB)