Our Services

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KSP Services for

Medium-sized companies

We see eye to eye with Medium – Sized Enterprises.

Being a seasoned medium-sized business, Kieffer • Stübben & Partner knows the huge challenges in this segment and how to deal with them. Hence, we can communicate at eye level. We offer holistic consulting services in the fields of tax law, accounting and business management.

Tax Consultancy
  • Tax statements and returns
  • Forecasting of tax burden with liquidity management
  • Fiscal balance sheet policy
  • Tax optimization through activities abroad
  • Tax planning in the case of restructuring
  • Tax planning for corporate succession
  • Defense in tax audits and fiscal court proceedings
Business Consultancy
  • Medium-term finance and liquidity planning
  • Investment appraisals and profitability calculations; cost analysis
  • Mergers and acquisitions; due diligence
  • Negotiations with banks and rating counselling (Basel II)
  • Enterprise valuations and Evaluation
Accountancy
  • Improving the information value of financial and cost accounting; on demand: use of our software with a simultaneous link to our firm
  • Optimization and implementation of complex accounting systems to improve processes in day-to-day operations and administration (e.g. cost accounting, order handling and materials management)
  • Internal audits
Financial Statements
  • Preparation and auditing of financial statements
  • Annual and consolidated financial statements according to the German Commercial Code (HGB), IFRS and US-GAAP
Payroll Accounting and Human Resources
  • Payroll accounting management
  • HR administration for managerial staff
  • Advice on wage tax and social security issues
  • Staff pension plans
  • Comprehensive advice on employee share ownership plans

Your contact persons

Dipl.- Kfm. Dr. Dirk Stübben | Infoemail
Dipl.- Kfm. Philipp Stübben LL.M. | Infoemail
Iris Mehlkop | Infoemail

KSP Services for

Branches of foreign companies in Germany

We help foreign companies find their bearings in germany.

When opening a branch or subsidiary in Germany foreign companies need expert partners who will readily help them before the launch and during the start-up phase. We will help you find your bearings and examine various possibilities, including tax planning and participation options.

Kieffer • Stübben & Partner supports foreign companies in finding reliable legal advice, recruiting qualified staff and obtaining adequate insurance cover. We establish contacts with banks and enable fast access to authorities. After the start-up phase, we support companies in their on-going operations by providing financial and payroll accounting. We also offer reporting services as per the company’s specifications (or based on individual company requirements).

Like in a partnership we will take responsibility for the subsidiaries in a reliable, comprehensive and personal manner.

Tax planning
  • Tax planning for your branch or subsidiary in Germany
  • Subsidiary or branch (comparison of tax burdens)
  • Structuring of participation (EU holding or direct participation)
  • Structuring of capital (tax-oriented corporate finance)
  • Transfer prices and cost allocations
  • Tax planning
  • Advice on value added tax for EU deliveries and situations involving third countries
Financial and payroll accounting
  • Outsourcing of your financial and payroll accounting
  • Full-service financial accounting
  • Use of our software and support from our staff
  • Adaptation of your accounting to your reporting profile
  • Preparation of all corporate statements and returns
  • Management of your HR administration (payroll accounting, wage tax and social security contributions)
  • Tax consultancy for expatriates
Financial statements
  • Preparation and audit of your financial statements (German Commercial Code (HGB), IFRS, US-GAAP)
  • Auditing of internal audit systems

Your contact persons

Dipl.- Kfm. Ulrich Heers | Infoemail
Dipl.- Finanzwirtin Bärbel Wierzoch | Info| email

KSP Services for

Private individuals

We offer you more than just sound Tax Advice.

Forward-looking tax planning plays an increasingly crucial role for our private clients and should be geared to their personal circumstances. An independent wealth analysis and an asset structure are of equal importance.

Kieffer • Stübben & Partner also advises private clients on inheritance and tax matters in relation to asset transfers. And we can provide assistance with writing last wills and testaments. We offer reliable and expert advice not only on all tax matters, but also help analyze and structure private wealth.

Tax consultancy
  • Reliable, tax-efficient completion of your tax returns
  • Individual planning of your tax affairs
  • Planning in the fields of inheritance and gift tax
  • Competent review of your tax assessments
  • Expert handling of your appeals and complaints
Wealth analysis and advice
  • Working out the status of your assets and the income derived from them
  • Integral structuring of your assets with regard to your personal circumstances
  • Planning of your future income
  • Advice on writing your will to reflect your actual intentions
Advice on special tax issues, e.g. turnover tax

KSP has years of experience with many successful voluntary disclosures to avoid prosecution under criminal fiscal law.

We represent the interests of companies and high net worth individuals in all matters involving tax offences professionally and discreetly. Due to our dense, tried and tested network with experts on criminal fiscal law we can provide a full range of voluntary disclosure consulting services. Right from the start we can assist you with an interdisciplinary team of specialists, lawyers and tax consultants.

Your contact person

Dipl.- Finanzwirt Martin Tottmann LL.M. | Infoemail

KSP Services for

Freelancers, self-employed and business founders

Focus on your day-to-day business, while we keep track for you

Freelancers, the self-employed and business founders have to deal with growing and ever more complex fiscal and accounting regulations. Kieffer • Stübben & Partner keeps track of them all so that companies can focus on their core business.

We follow tried, standard procedures for typical recurrent tasks. These procedures are adaptable to clients’ needs (e.g. financial accounting, payroll accounting, preparation of financial statements).

We devise custom solutions in complex matters such as incorporations, financing packages, investment decisions and succession planning.

Tax affairs
  • Advice on all tax affairs
  • Liquidity and tax forecasting
  • Proposals for tax reduction
  • Company cars
  • Employing relatives
  • Entrepreneurs’ wills
  • Tax-efficient investments (real estate, equities, annuities and insurance policies)
  • Defense in tax audits and fiscal court proceedings
Administrative tasks
  • Handling of all administrative tasks
  • Financial and payroll accounting
  • Preparation of financial statements with corporate tax returns
  • Personal tax returns
  • Correspondence and negotiations with tax authorities (tax assessments, appeals and information)
Business consultancy
  • Support for business-related decision-making
  • Performance comparisons
  • Earnings analyses
  • Cost control
  • Set-up and development of cost accounting systems (contribution margin accounting)
  • Support with loan negotiations
  • Recommendations on personal pension planning
Business founders
  • Support with tax questions related to starting a business
  • Tax burden comparison and tax planning
  • Advice on choice of legal form (corporation or partnership)
  • Support with differentiation issues (commercial business or self-employed status)
  • Support with registration procedures (business registration to start of operations)
  • Documentation of company processes
  • Conceptual advice for setting up an accounting system
  • Advice on budget planning
  • Cooperation with partners of the Office of Economic Development Düsseldorf (Wirtschaftsförderung Düsseldorf)

Your contact persons

Dipl.- Kfm. Dr. Dirk Stübben | Infoemail
Iris Mehlkop | Infoemail

KSP Services for

Group companies

Complex consultancy based on years of Experience.

Tax consultancy and accounting services for group companies are among the most challenging fields in our profession. They are mostly offered by large tax consultancy and auditing firms. Since the mid-1980s we have served national and international clients in this segment with our highly qualified staff and partners.

The size of our firm and its international network mean that we can offer consulting services of an excellent quality – and on more favourable terms than the large consulting companies.

Tax consultancy
  • Preparation of all tax returns for group companies
  • Tax accounting and corporate tax planning
  • Tax planning with restructuring and company agreements
  • Tax due diligence and compliance audits
  • Documentation of transfer price systems
Accounting
  • Preparation and audit of annual and consolidated statements as per HGB, IFRS and US-GAAP
  • Reviews of monthly, quarterly and half-yearly financial statements
  • Preparation and audit of group reporting packages
  • Financial due diligence and post-merger consulting

Your contact persons

Dipl.- Kfm. Ulrich Heers | Infoemail
Dipl.- Finanzwirtin Bärbel Wierzoch | Infoemail

KSP Competence for

China Expertise

Competent and in-depth advice in your native language.

Düsseldorf is one of Germany’s most important locations for Chinese companies. The federal state capital provides many incentives in order to attract Chinese companies to this region. We are now a successful and important partner in this field.

Ms. Lu Shen as a German tax consultant and our Chinese team not only bridge the language barrier, they ensure that Chinese investors receive expert, in-depth and farsighted advice. This is backed by the company with its entire professional know-how.

Medium-sized companies
  • Preparation and audit of financial statements and tax returns
  • Implementation of or support with financial accounting
  • Implementation of payroll accounting and/or support with HR management
  • On-going tax consultancy services inc. correspondence and negotiations with tax authorities
  • Advice on special fiscal issues, e.g. value-added tax, restructuring, transfer prices
  • Advice for mergers and acquisitions (due diligence, tax structuring)
  • Support with the introduction of material management programs / ERP systems /cost accounting
start-ups
  • Handling of administrative tasks
  • Financial and payroll accounting
  • Preparation of financial statements and tax returns
  • On-going tax consultancy services inc. correspondence and negotiations with tax authorities
  • Advice on special fiscal issues, e.g. value-added tax

Your contact persons

Dipl.- Kfm. Ulrich Heers | Infoemail
Dipl.- Kff. Lu Shen | Infoemail

KSP Competence for

Spanish and Latin American companies

Competent and comprehensive advice in your native language.

Düsseldorf is one of the most important locations in Germany for Spanish and Latin American companies. The state capital supports the settlement of international companies in this region in many ways. In this environment, we have developed into a successful and important partner. Nereida Sánchez Pérez and our Spanish-speaking team do not only bridge language barriers, but ensure that Spanish and Latin American investors receive competent, comprehensive and far-sighted advice. This is backed up by the firm’s entire professional know-how.

Medium-sized companies
  • Preparation and auditing of annual financial statements and tax returns
  • Preparation or support in financial accounting
  • Preparation of payroll accounting and/or human resources support
  • Ongoing tax advice including correspondence and negotiations with financial authorities
  • Advice on special tax issues, e.g. turnover tax, restructuring, invoicing prices
  • Advice on company acquisitions (due diligence, tax structuring)
  • Support during the introduction of goods management programs/ERP systems/ cost accounting
start-ups
  • Handling of administrative matters
  • Financial and payroll accounting
  • Preparation of annual financial statements and tax returns
  • Ongoing tax advice, including correspondence and negotiations with fiscal authorities
  • Advice on special tax issues, e.g. turnover tax

Your contact persons

Dipl.- Kfm. Dr. Dirk Stübben | Infoemail
Nereida Sánchez Pérez LL.M. | email

Contact

Kieffer | Stübben + Partner mbB
Graf-Recke-Straße 82 · 40239 Düsseldorf
Phone: +49 211 908940
kontakt@ksp.tax