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Real Estate Taxation

Long-term decisions associated with the acquisition, financing and management of real estate investments require especially sustainable tax planning to achieve maximum financial success over the long term. Domestic and foreign investors rely on us for advice when it comes to real estate transactions and the use of residential and commercial real estate. Our activities cover the following areas:

  • Valuation von real estate and real estate companies in accordance with legislation governing income tax and inheritance tax (IDW S1 and Valuation Ordinance (Wertermittlungsverordnung – WertV))
  • Advice on the tax implications of the assignment of real estate in exchange for usufruct and annuity
  • Ways to use and leverage depreciation potential
  • Fiscal balance sheet design
  • Contribution of real estate to asset management partnerships
  • Avoidance of real estate transfer tax pitfalls in connection with intragroup restructuring
  • Avoidance of value-added tax liabilities in respect of real estate transactions (asset deals, VAT option, deduction of input tax and correction of input tax)

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