Internationales Steuerrecht



International tax law – BWLC experts at our locations in Cologne, Bonn, Siegburg, Hennef or at Niederkassel

International tax law – advice even on sensitive issues such as double taxation treaties, transfer prices, operating facilities, and withholding tax

Special challenges require special know-how. Even going across borders to an increasing degree. Namely, for many companies operating in the international arena is becoming increasingly important. That is why international tax law is now one of BWLC’s special areas of expertise. This is supported by the long-standing experience of our employees in this segment – based both on specific qualifications and on professional experience in globally-operating consultancy companies. A valuable constellation that enables us, as regards particularly sensitive issues of international tax law, such as double taxation treaties, transfer prices, operating facilities and withholding tax, to maintain a very special business relationship close to our clients and to optimally support entrepreneurs with an international focus in all their specific decisions.

Our services:
  • Drafting transfer price documentation and structuring transfer prices
  • Counselling of and provision of regular support in tax matters to both foreign and international companies that are active in Germany (e.g. subsidiaries or operating units in Germany)
  • Counselling of domestic German companies that also have cross-border activities abroad
  • Selection of sites from a tax perspective
  • Advice on the establishment of operating units abroad and the establishment of foreign companies’ operating units in Germany, including allocation of profits in the case of units operating both at home and abroad
  • Application and impact of double taxation treaties
  • Monitoring of external audits conducted by the tax office with questions regarding international tax law
  • Collaboration in cross-border donations / inheritances
  • Assessment of cross-border deliveries, supply chains and services
  • Registration of foreign companies operating in Germany for value added tax and preparation of the corresponding advance VAT returns and tax returns
  • Counselling with regard to the VAT refund procedure

International tax law – our experts will advise you

 Dipl.-Kfm. Harald Braschoß

Dipl.-Kfm. Harald Braschoß

Auditor / tax consultant, consultant specializing in matters relating to company successions

Mr. Harald Braschoß, born 1946, widowed, 1 son, was a founding member and bass player of the Cologne group “Die Bläck Fööss” until the completion of his studies of business administration in Cologne. From 1972, he worked for the international auditing firm Arthur Andersen in Dusseldorf in the auditing and management consulting departments. During this time, he was appointed to the tax consultant. In 1977, Mr. Braschoß opened a tax consulting firm in Troisdorf, whose seat he moved in 1995 to Niederkassel. In 1980 he was appointed as certified public accountant. In the period from 1990 to 2004, Mr. Braschoß was involved in the law firm Braschoß & Richter, accountant / tax consultant in Dresden, which he founded.

In 1997, Mr. Braschoß acquired the law firm Thoma and Meissner in Cologne, which has since been managed as a branch. On January 1, 2007, Mr. Braschoß introduced his practice to the BWLC. Mr. Braschoß’s main areas of expertise are Mergers & Acquisitions (M & A), the conception and implementation of corporate restructuring as well as corporate succession and asset succession consulting. In this context, Mr. Braschoss regularly conducts training, lecture events and specialist publications for companies and their successors in support of third-party organizations. On this basis, Mr. Braschoß founded in 2008 together with lawyers, management consultants, tax consultants and the Federal Association of medium-sized businesses e.V. (BVMW) the association “The successor experts e.V.”, in which he was elected chairman.

In June 2009, after successfully passing the exam, Mr. Braschoß received recognition from the German Tax Adviser Association e.V. as a consultant for business succession.

Through its impulses the association “Ratwerk e.V.” was founded, an association of tax consultants, auditors, lawyers, management consultants. Also in 2003 he initiated the founding of the Interessengemeinschaft Kunststoff e. V., for which he is active as a chairman and which now includes approx. 43 companies in the plastics industry in the Rhein-Sieg / Cologne and Bonn region. He is also a member of the board of the association “Transportunion e. V. “, an association of forwarding and logistics companies, which was launched in 2017 through its initiative and now comprises 23 member companies.

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WIRAS Verbund Internationales Netzwerk deutschsprachiger Steuerberater – Gemeinsam stellen wir sicher, dass auf die jeweiligen Anforderungen exakt zugeschnittene und umfassende Komplettlösungen erarbeitet und umgesetzt werden.

BWLC tax consultants are ready to help you at all times.  “We devote plenty of time to our clients and place great emphasis on personal dialogue.” You would like an appointment or have a question? Contact  or phone +49 (0)2208 9464-0 or use our contact form.

With a staff of more than 50 BWLC Steuerberatungsgesellschaft also provides:

Tax consultancy

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Tax planning / mergers and acquisitions

Tax due diligence – restructuring – choice of legal structure. The BWLC formula for success – for over 30 years: passion and attention to detail! More

Counselling in matters relating to succession

The transfer of assets to the next generation within the family or by sale to third parties concerns both corporate and private assets.


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