Companies wishing to do business in Germany are generally obliged to register for VAT in Germany. Representation by a German tax consultant1 is advisable to ensure the registration is done correctly. In all your VAT matters you can rely on our

German VAT-Desk

Our services

  • Advice on the registration process and tax-declaration duties in Germany
  • Registration for VAT purposes in Germany and abroad
  • Preparation and submission of tax declarations
  • Compliance with declaration duties (recapitulative statements, periodical advance VAT returns, annual VAT returns, Intrastat)
  • Assistance in filing input VAT refund claims in Germany (for non-registered taxable persons)
  • VAT advice on business activities and optimization of business transactions from a VAT and customs perspective
  • Checking of VAT assessment notices, filing of legal remedies and support during VAT audits, appeals and law suits


About AWB

As a boutique consulting firm with branches in Münster, Munich and Hamburg, AWB Steuerberatungsgesellschaft (Tax Consultancy) and AWB Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (Lawfirm) specialize in VAT, customs law, excise and export controls. We advise national and international companies of all sizes. AWB Tax Consultancy forms part of the global association of the Trusted Trade Alliance (TTA), which has branches on all five continents.

1 Please note that the service is a tax advisory service, not a fiscal representative for customs and VAT.