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Your Tax Lawyer in Frankfurt on Main

Your Tax Defense Lawyer

Erfolgreiche Prozessführung gleich Result-oriented strategy consulting Plus Detailed and reliable consultation Plus Excellent team competence enforcing clients’ position Plus A consistent approach towards tax investigation and tax authorities.

We start fighting where others give up!

Our Focus:
The freedom of our clients.

Our opponents:
Tax and law enforcement authorities.

Our Goal:
The consistent and success-oriented representation of our clients.

And we fight in a team for your freedom!

Our clients are part of the whole process and together we make a team. Together we will fight for your freedom. After a detailed consultation you can decide for yourself which legal action needs to be selected. From the safest to the most risky path -­ we are your reliable law firm and are always at your side! Together we create added value and build trust and a personal and lasting partnership that continues to exist!

Tax Law Fields

Tax audit

Specialised preventive consulting

Client representation at escalation

With us you can face the struggle!

Optimal preparation; competent tax consulting.
Reliable success and cost forecast.

Cooperation with your tax consultant and auditor.

Efficient enforcement of your rights and settlement negotiations with the tax authorities. Legal representation before the court in the worst case.

Tax investigation

Sovereign defence in criminal tax proceedings

Because freedom knows no bounds!

Protection against consistent tax enforcement.

Intensive consultancy.

Exhaustion of all legal means.

Defence with precise defence strategy in the investigation proceedings.

Deal vs. litigation

Experience in conducting negotiations with the tax authorities

We fight for your rights!

Competent and result-oriented representation before the tax authorities.

We will represent you in settlement negotiations to ensure faster settlement of disputes.

In the case of litigation, you benefit from our sector-specific litigation experience!

Accountants' Liability

Experienced liability advice for tax consultants

You can rely on us!

Supporting tax consultans in special issues regarding tax, in dispute with the tax authorities, in dispute with the client.

Review of the liability risks as part of reliable preventive consulting and of allegations of liability as part of defence consultation.


We are connected!

Best links with research and science. Thanks to the affiliation with a variety of professional associations. We are members of: International Bar Association, Chamber of tax consultants Hessen, Association of German Jurists (Deutscher Juristentag) e.V., German Bar Association, Scientific Association for Enterprise and Corporate Law (VGR) e.V.


Tax Audit, Restaurants and Bars, Tax Lawyer Investigation Germany, Financial Control, Contractors Investigations, HMRC Germany

Test Cases

Focus on: Open tax issues

Target group:
Restaurateurs, freelancers and private limited companies (GmbH) in the fields of IT, commerce, trade and industry, partners - managing directors, jointly liable members and tax consultants.
These professions are often the focus of tax authorities on the basis of estimations and high tax payments. IT - contractors with threatening tax payments and deportations and enforcement of foreign assets are the focus of the tax investigation.
Presenting individual and group cases before the tax courts.
Efficient and cost-saving legal clarity in the case of outstanding tax issues.

Focus on: Liability for IT contractors

Target group:
Contracting partners of banks and IT - companies
Contractual cooperation is often not recognized by the tax office. Allegation: Agencies were established in tax havens. Payments to these agencies are classified as revenue in trust accounts and will be taxed retroactively.
Is the economic ownership of this agency attributed to the client? Do the agencies and their consultants have to be taken into joint liability? Are the clients entitled to claims for damages against the tax office on the basis of one-sided investigations, inactivity or failure to respect the European tax legislation?
In these cases, our law has to strictly conduct success-oriented individual and legal proceedings in group. These cases are reviewed by all the German and European authorities.

On focus: Damage Claims Tax Office

Target group:
Restaurateurs, freelancers and private limited companies (GmbH) in the fields of IT, commerce, trade and industry, partners - managing directors, jointly liable members and tax consultants.
The tax office often threatens the existence with exorbitant estimations and does not take sufficient account of the fundamental rights and limits of estimation of authority in protecting clients.
Compensation cases and appeal proceedings.
Claims for damages asserted for clients.

Tax Law News

This Week:

This Week:

Steueranwalt participated the annual meetings of the Scientific Association for Enterprise and Corporate Law and the Tax Defense Lawyers Convention! Need more Corporate and TaxDefense? ► more
Additional estimates at restaurants

Additional estimates at restaurants

Estimation methods of tax office on the test bench: Federal Finance Court strictly limits the admissibility of time line comparisons protecting restaurant owners! BFH 25.03.2015 ► more
VAT Contractors and non-domestic umbrella company

VAT Contractors and non-domestic umbrella company

According to German Tax Courts’ jurisdiction these services are exempt from VAT. However, local tax offices keep sending out VAT bills to contractors. Food for objection and appeal given by LedererLaw ► more
Audit Assistance!

Audit Assistance!

New Tax Office’s Audit Method Risk Assessment Summary involves Tax Estimation Risks for Restaurant Owners and Liability Risks for Tax Consultants! ► more
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Tax Defense Experts Wanted

Your future with us!

Become a part of our firm and a part of our success story!

Do you pass your exams with good marks, possess an alert mind and perseverance?
Are you a team player who does not hide from problems, but rather takes responsibility at crucial moments? Do you have a good understanding of economic and international contexts and have very good knowledge of English and German?

If so, you have all the basic requirements for a position in our firm. You can expect an interesting environment, fascinating mandates, complex problems and highly motivated, friendly colleagues.

If you are interested, please send your complete application documents by email.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Access to your Tax Lawyer


Need tax defence advice?
Do not hesitate to contact us immediately!

Firm for International Tax Law
Kruppstraße 110
D-60388 Frankfurt am Main

Fon: +49 69 949 4444 2–0
Fax: +49 69 949 4444 2–9


Firm for International Tax Law


Patricia Lederer, lawyer
Specialised lawyer for corporate and commercial law,
Specialised lawyer for tax law in Germany

Employed Lawyer

Kristine Katzenstein
Lawyer in Germany

Kruppstraße 110
D-60388 Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland

Phone: +49 69 949 4444 2–0
Fax: +49 69 949 4444 2–9
VAT-Identification no.: DE 220287117

The lawyers of the firm are licensed under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany and members of the Bar Association of Frankfurt am Main, Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt am Main.

Tel.: +49 69 170 098-01
Fax: +49 69 170 098-50

Professional liability insurance is provided by ERGO
ERGO Versicherung AG
Victoriaplatz 1
40198 Düsseldorf

The geographical scope of the insurance coverage covers activities in Europe and thus meets the demands of regulations pursuant to § 51 of the Federal Lawyer's Act (BRAO).