Compliance

Compliance

Stricter legal situation, extensive obligations, new strategic tasks: The demands on companies are increasing. Keep pace with the changes: We can help you with positioning in a future-oriented and compliant manner.

The latest specialist knowledge and targeted strategies are becoming success factors in the response to new expectations. Whether financial and payroll accounting, annual financial statements under commercial law or fully automated accounting, controlling and reporting processes, we can support you to optimize your processes and satisfy compliance requirements – directly and with cost transparency.

To systematically identify and control tax risks, tax compliance management is essential. We support you to optimise your processes for meeting compliance obligations and help you avoid back taxes, criminal prosecutions and the risk of reputational damage. Enhance your tax risk management with greater efficiency and transparency.

Mayday Accounting – immediate assistance for the accounting function

Rapid and efficient solution to capacity problems

  • Assumption of subtasks through to outsourcing entire processes to qualified accounting experts
  • Performance on your IT systems (remotely) prevents interface losses
  • This service is independent of the ERP system in use

Export Control Readiness Check – Free initial consultation

Benefit from the free initial consultation and smooth the way to updating your processes under export control law

  • Free initial consultation by phone
  • Presentation of stricter requirements under export control law
  • General procedure of our Export Control Readiness Check

Tax Compliance Management System – Quick Check

Enables a comprehensive overview of your current Tax CMS status according to IDW PS 980.

  • Reliable assessment
  • Basis for deducting specific measures
  • Legal certainty

KPMG DAC6 Processor - Trial Version | Request your access

Analysis and management of reportable transactions under the DAC6 EU Directive

  • Fully functional trial environment
  • Fictitious master data for testing purposes
  • Most recent questionnaires based on the EU Directive
  • Great flexibility through adjustable workflow and stage concept

KPMG DAC6 Processor - Trial Version | Order now

Analysis and management of reportable transactions under the DAC6 EU Directive

  • Fully functional trial environment
  • Fictitious master data for testing purposes
  • Most recent questionnaires based on the EU Directive
  • Great flexibility through adjustable workflow and stage concept

We support you in general tax law matters and use modern processes and tax declaration programs to assist you competently in your daily tax business, across all services. We offer a wide spectrum of online services and software solutions for you to meet your declaration obligations. Is the service you desire not offered online? Contact us – we'll be happy to assist you further. 

KPMG Property Tax Digital | Request access to our test version today

Manage your property tax in a way that is efficient, user-friendly and in line with deadlines.

  • 14 days free use of the test version
  • Manage your property and property tax data
  • Continuous updates in line with the current legal provisions

KPMG Property Tax Digital – Trial Version | Order now

Manage your property tax in a way that is efficient, user-friendly and in line with deadlines.

  • 14 days free use of the test version
  • Manage your property and property tax data
  • Continuous updates in line with the current legal provisions

Preparation of VAT and income tax returns

Meet all of your main tax return obligations at once and gain time for what really matters.

  • Preparation of income tax and VAT return
  • Kick-off call, including schedule coordination
  • Data request and plausibility check of data made available
  • Electronic submission to the tax office

Preparation of income tax returns

Efficient processes based on practice for use in practice. Our basic package includes:

  • Preparation of corporate income tax return
  • Preparation of trade income tax return
  • Kick-off call, including schedule coordination
  • Data request and plausibility check of data made available
  • Electronic submission to the tax office

Preparation of VAT return

Extensive range of services for preparing your VAT and income tax returns. Our basic package includes:

  • Preparation of VAT and income tax returns
  • Plausibility check of data made available
  • Validation of the value-added tax return (VAT return) against financial statements
  • Electronic submission of the tax office

VAT-Web | value added tax return at a glance

Meet all requirements for your value added tax return efficiently and easily with VAT Web.

  • Digital VAT declaration
  • Consolidation of VAT groups
  • Data import from ERP system

V.I.S. – The Value Added Tax Identification Number Information System

V.I.S. checks VAT ID numbers and corrects address errors.

  • Monitor VAT IDs
  • Validation of customer address and corresponding VAT ID
  • Quick address data update
  • Automatic request for a written official confirmation possible with V.I.S.

VAT registration in Germany

We provide VAT compliance support to foreign-based businesses that supply goods or services in Germany.

  • Identification of the competent tax authority
  • Preparation of the required information and documentation
  • Assistance with preparation of response to official requests
  • Application for a tax number and VAT identification number

Taxometer – Electronic financial statement („E-Bilanz“) made easy

Efficient and process-oriented software for a sustainably successful E-Bilanz project.

  • Hierarchical mapping
  • Extensive input validation
  • Review and submission: simple and secure

Financial Accounting Services

You can count on us for all your contemporary accounting needs.

  • Transaction allocation and booking
  • Compliance with German accounting standards (GoB/GoBD)
  • Preliminary VAT declarations

Annual Financial Statements

We take care of all commercial annual statement-relevant preparation tasks.

  • Balance sheet
  • Profit and loss statement
  • Note to financial statements

Standard accounting for foundations

Efficient compliance with requirements of foundation supervisory authorities and the tax office.

  • Accounting
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Income tax returns

Energy and Electricity Tax

We help you prepare tax relief applications and file your electricity and energy tax declarations.

  • Preparing tax relief applications in compliance with § 9a, § 9b and § 10 Electricity Tax Act and in compliance with § 51, § 54 and § 55 of the Energy Tax Act
  • Transmitting documentation to the relevant authorities
  • Preparing of tax declarations according to the Electricity and Energy Tax Act
  • Tax assessment auditing

Get a detailed overview of the level of maturity of your tax organisation, your capital market maturity or your financing structure. Together with you, our experts will analyse your company's current status and show you where action is needed.

Real estate transfer tax check

Satisfy your real estate transfer tax obligations and avoid unnecessary charges in a legally compliant way.

  • Review of ownership structures and any changes
  • Identifying opportunities and risks related to real estate transfer tax
  • Recommended actions

IAS 12-Compliance-Quick-Check

Presenting income taxes correctly in IFRS financial statements is a complex matter. Our experts will show you where you stand.

  • Review of correct entry of actual and deferred taxes
  • Completeness of disclosures in the notes
  • Identification of specific issues, e.g. loss history, estimated need for action (according to traffic light system)

Quick Check for Intercompany Financing Transactions

Putting internal financing to the test.

  • As-is analysis of transfer pricing methodology and documentation
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Focus on loans, cash pooling and guarantees

Tax Compliance Management System – Quick Check

Enables a comprehensive overview of your current Tax CMS status according to IDW PS 980.

  • Quick Check workshop
  • Establish degree of tax maturity based on 23 key criteria (in compliance with IDW PS/980)
  • Benchmarking against relevant comparison groups
  • Display results in a management presentation

IPO Readiness Check

Systematic determination of the capital market maturity from a 360-degree perspective.

  • The most extensive range of skills on the market
  • Team with transaction experience and comprehensive expertise in all relevant topics
  • Direct access to approx. 250 institutional investors worldwide

With economic regions becoming ever more closely integrated, international staff deployment is growing in importance for companies. Do you find yourself facing huge organisational challenges in meeting more complex and stringent compliance requirements? We are glad to offer you our integrated and forward-looking advisory services around Mobility. Is the service you desire not offered online? Contact us – we'll be happy to assist you further. 

Managed Services | A1 certificate procedure

Your employees will always travel with a valid A1 certificate.

  • Gathering all the information relevant for the application
  • Filing the application with the responsible social security authority
  • Forwarding the A1 certificate to the traveller

Social Security Briefing

Individual advice on social security and family allowances in the context of international assignments.

  • Advice on:
  • Pension, unemployment and accident insurance
  • Health and long-term nursing care insurance
  • Child allowance

HR support for foreign assignments

We relieve the strain on your HR department by providing you with specialists.

  • Flexible support for temporary personnel requirements
  • Support for employees and affected specialist departments
  • Applications (incl. income tax)
  • Assignment meetings
  • Coordination with external service providers (e.g. review of incoming invoices)

Application system for social security

Optimum insurance protection for employers and employees when on foreign assignments.

  • Highest possible security when complying with strict compliance regulations
  • Avoiding costs in claim events where there is insufficient insurance and lack of provision by the employer
  • Transparency regarding social security law-related issues

Application for Child Benefits

We prepare an international assessment for German child benefits and initiate the application process.

  • Individual eligibility check
  • Application filing with authorities
  • Assessment of ruling issued by authorities
  • Transmission of the official ruling

Application for the reimbursement of employee contributions to pension insurance

We verify the requirements for reimbursement and take care of the application process.

  • Data collection and verification
  • Verifying the eligibility criteria
  • Application for reimbursement from the pension insurance institute
  • Verify the initial assessment

International Business Traveler Compliance

Comprehensive approach for your international projects and employee mobility.

  • Initial location determination / Indication of IBT compliance on fixed price basis
  • Established basis for decision-making to define further procedure
  • Step-by-step approach with focus on transparency and costs

Around the world and back again

Policy on social security law for internationally assigned employees.

  • In-house seminar at your company
  • International social security law for international postings
  • Benefit from the expertise of our specialists

A practical approach to practical experience

Qs and As on payroll accounting for international postings.

  • Day seminar on site in your company, at KPMG or a location of your choice
  • Employee tax and social security application process
  • Information on regulatory requirements and pitfalls

The guide to international posting

All key infos for Human Resources to post staff internationally.

  • Flexible seminar location: in-house, at KPMG or location of your choice
  • Customised content
  • International expertise

Matrix made easy

Challenges of matrix structures with international postings.

  • One-day seminar in-house at your company, at KPMG or other location
  • Tax and social security issues with relevance to matrix structures and transnational functions