Update on German tax issues for U.S. businesses
How U.S.-based companies can effectively navigate the German tax environment
RECORDED WEBCAST |
U.S. businesses operating overseas face a myriad of tax obligations. Germany is a major trade partner of U.S. companies and a frequent choice for regional headquarter or commercial establishments. However, the German tax regime is often considered amongst the most onerous in the world.
The complex German tax system, with hundreds of tax laws and thousands of administrative regulations and finance court decisions, requires careful planning. This webcast offers an update on the German tax environment, giving an overview of the necessary tax considerations for investing in Germany.
Discussion topics will include:
- Complexity of European value-added taxes
- Structuring of corporate entities in Germany
- Real estate transfer tax
- Repatriation of profits
- Tax treaties
- Transfer pricing
Rob Schmidt, Principal
RSM, San Francisco
Curtis Best, Partner