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Criminal Tax Law

With a team of around 20 lawyers specializing in criminal tax law, we provide advice throughout Germany.

Our clients include national and international companies, their executives and private individuals. We are distinguished by our many years of experience in dealing with the financial and law enforcement authorities, a high level of professional expertise and a trusting cooperation with our clients.

We are closely networked with the tax experts at KPMG AG and, through our global KPMG network, we can also call on highly specialized colleagues from all areas of law in 146 countries at any time.

The risk of becoming the focus of criminal tax investigations has increased considerably in recent years for national and international companies and their executives as well as for private individuals.

Our consulting services in criminal tax law are designed to deal with conflict situations arising from criminal tax law in a goal-oriented and trustworthy manner. In particular, our individual advice in connection with the correction of tax returns and voluntary declarations enables us to avoid risks under criminal and regulatory law (advance and preventive advice). This creates security for our clients.

We represent the interests of our clients in initiated preliminary proceedings in a committed and discreet manner. The goal is to keep investigative proceedings out of the public eye and to end them out of court at an early stage (counseling in criminal proceedings).

Consulting focus

  • Comprehensive and solution-oriented advice on supplementary declarations and voluntary declarations

  • Representation and defense in tax and white collar criminal law as well as in tax investigation measures (search, seizure)

  • Creation of guidelines / concepts for the avoidance of criminal tax risks in the company

  • Examination and expert opinion on tax and criminal tax law issues

  • Risky company audits on the borderline of criminal proceedings

  • Advising on defense against corporate fines for breach of supervisory duty

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Your contact persons

Dr. Heiko Hoffmann

Partner
Munich Site Manager
Head of Criminal Tax Law

Friedenstraße 10
81671 München

tel: +49 89 59976061652
HHoffmann@kpmg-law.com

Arndt Rodatz

Partner
Head of Criminal Tax Law

Fuhlentwiete 5
20355 Hamburg

tel: +49 40 360994 5081
arodatz@kpmg-law.com

Philipp Schiml

Partner

Tersteegenstraße 19-23
40474 Düsseldorf

tel: +49 211 4155597150
pschiml@kpmg-law.com

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