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Deadline to register POS systems at German tax office has been extended until September 30, 2020

Deadline to register POS systems at German tax office has been extended until September 30, 2020 Companies with electronic cash registers or cash register systems (“POS systems”) are obliged by the so-called “Cash Register Act” to equip them with a certified technical security device (TSE) from January 1, 2020. From January 1, 2020, companies must report their POS systems and […]

Short-time allowance (Kurzarbeitergeld or KUG) during corona: FAQs

Short-time allowance (Kurzarbeitergeld or KUG) during Corona: FAQs A difficult economic development or an unpredictable event such as corona can make short-time work necessary in a company. The resulting loss of earnings can be partially compensated with short-time work allowance. At the end of April 2020, German Federal Employment Agency reported KUG applications submitted  by companies for more than 10 […]

Home office during corona: Tax aspects

Home office during Corona: Tax aspects Employees are currently being sent to the home office due to precautions in the context of the corona situation. It is questionable whether and to what extent expenditure during home office can be claimed against tax. Principle If the home office forms the center of all operational and professional activity, the full amount of […]


Raising growth capital

Issue Our client, an emerging online mail order company, was faced with the challenge of supporting the rapid growth of its business with sufficient operating resources. To meet this urgent capital requirement, we leveraged our expertise and extensive connections to successfully access external financing. This enabled the company to secure its operating resources and fully exploit its growth potential. Solution […]

Support for a multinational group

Issue Due to staff shortages, our client was unable to ensure proper financial accounting. Solution The s&w team supported our multinational corporate client over a longer period of time (> 1 year) to stabilize and improve their financial and accounting function. Our services: Preparation and implementation of planning for accounting Support in the timely preparation of monthly and annual financial […]

Help with criminal tax case

Issue Over an extended period of time, our client failed to report income in excess of EUR 2.5 million to the German tax office, which eventually led to the initiation of a tax investigation. After a thorough house search, criminal proceedings were initiated, including a potential back tax payment of over EUR 1 million and the prospect of a prison […]

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