Karel Schweiss

  • Attorney-at-law
  • Certified Tax Consultant
  • Certified Tax Lawyer
  • Certified Lawyer for Commercial and Corporate Law

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Karel Schweiss draws upon his significant experience to help his clients assess their goals and meet their objectives. He has handled an array of matters for clients with proven results also in the tax litigation arenas. He provides traditional law counseling and creative approaches to issues arising in national and international corporate settings.

Karel Schweiss is qualified as German attorney-at-law and German tax adviser and advises national and international clients on German national and international tax matters. He has extensive experience in a variety of areas of corporate law and tax law, with emphasis on the tax treatment of corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions and in the field of fiscal offences.

In advising on these issues, he has worked in recent years with a variety of corporations, such as the international Law Firm Eversheds in the position as Head of Tax Germany. Before joining Media Saturn where he was responsible for developing the international tax department he was working as Head of Tax/Special Projects for Philip Morris Germany, responsible for the national and international tax structuring and responsible for various projects.

Our practice boasts German national and international tax law capabilities and encompasses all areas of corporate and tax law, with a particular emphasis on tax-optimized corporate reorganizations, restructurings, financing structures as well as tax planning for high-networth individuals.

Our experts can plan, structure and optimise your individual and corporate tax and also support you through tax audits, judicial and extra-judicial disputes with the competent taxation authorities. Moreover, we provide advice in tax investigations as well as on criminal tax law.

Our experience covers the following key areas of German tax law:

  • Tax consulting for any type of corporation
  • Tax based corporate restructuring (in particular M&A and corporate reorganization)
  • Tax due-diligence
  • Corporate financing
  • International tax law (in close collaboration with foreign tax experts)
  • Tax aspects of intercompany agreements, transfer pricing
  • Drafting of intercompany-agreements
  • Organization and handling of tax audits
  • Tax litigation
  • Corporate financing, financial restructuring and insolvency tax law
  • Annual reports for any type of enterprise
  • Preparation of tax returns
  • Tax advice for individuals
  • Advice and assistance in inheritance tax matters
  • Advice and assistance in expatriation taxation
  • VAT
  • Criminal tax law
Karel Schweiss