Establishing a business entity and maintenance (subsidiary services)

International operations can create a hornet’s nest of issues and are often a challenge to manage. Dealing with many foreign service providers and keeping up with foreign accounting, tax, legal and HR requirements can be onerous and time-consuming. We can help you meet these challenges and maximise the efficiency of your international operations. 

We fully understand the complexity of delivering solutions in a number of locations, languages and currencies, across multiple legislations and business cultures.

DFK International: Doing Business in Germany (Handbook)
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Roland W. Graf

Tennis player and skier.

Qualification as attorney-at-law and tax consultant. He began his career in 1991 at KPMG in Munich and worked as a senior manager in the tax department prior to joining Peters, Schönberger & Partner in 2000.

Stephan Nowack

Skier and mountain biker.

Qualification as public auditor and tax consultant. He started his career in 1993 in Deloitte's audit department in Frankfurt and joined Peters, Schönberger & Partner in 1998.

Dr. Christoph Wallner

Skier and sailor.

Qualification as attorney-at-law. He began his career in 1995 at Gaedertz Rechtsanwälte in Munich. He joined Peters, Schönberger & Partner in 2000.

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Our consulting services:

  • Selecting a tax efficient corporate structure and legal format
  • Drafting documents needed to set up a company (e.g. company agreement, articles of incorporation, employment agreements, service contracts with the directors, rental agreements, etc.
  • Assisting in company formation, contact to notary, trade register, Chamber of Industry and Commerce, local bank
  • Support services including nominee director, registered office and company secretarial services
  • Advising on the potential liability of a director of a German company
  • Ongoing legal advice on all questions of commercial and corporate law
  • Tax advisory services
  • Payroll and social security
  • Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Preparing monthly management accounts in accordance with local GAAP, IFRS or US GAAP
  • Tax compliance (indirect taxes and corporate taxes)
  • Professional advisory support

Why PSP?

Setting up a business in a foreign country involves many issues and requirements from different disciplines such as legal or tax. As a multidisciplinary business adviser that, for almost 40 years has served German and international companies, PSP has gained the depth of experience needed to cope with and cover all relevant issues and services involved in doing business in Germany. We assist and advise you and your team with our experts who have day-to-day experience in the above issues and services. You will find that your advisers support and interact with you directly and personally. The core elements of our relationship with our clients are rapid response, addressing topics proactively, regular communications and full fee transparency.