Austria is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 1,650 branches in Austria, employing a total of some 250,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 1,200 subsidiaries of Austrian firms, which employ approximately 160,000 people.
When it comes to ensuring commercial success abroad, the importance of professional, reliable guidance in legal, tax- and audit-related queries and projects is not to be underestimated. Whether at home, abroad, and not least at the interface between countries.
The Mazars Austria Services team, led by Thomas Schmid (Mazars Nuremberg), Günther Mayrleitner (Mazars Vienna) and Herbert Mayrhofer (Mazars Vienna), comprises German and Austrian lawyers, tax and corporate consultants and auditors. The services are designed to meet the specific needs of German companies doing business in Austria and Austrian companies doing business in Germany.
They predominately cover advice on all aspects of importing and exporting, founding offices and company acquisitions abroad. However, Mazars also offers a portfolio of basic recurring services for everything from payroll and financial accounting to annual financial statements, tax returns and company audits.
Areas covered by the Mazars Austria Services at a glance
- Establishing business premises
- Founding a company
- Company acquisitions
- Joint ventures
Optimising tax payments
- International tax structuring
- Transfer pricing
- Value added tax and customs
- Contract law
- Corporate law
- Trademark and IT law
- Real estate
- Global mobility and personnel deployment
- HR management
- Payroll accounting
- Employment law
- Value added tax and customs
- Financial accounting
- Controlling and reporting
- Annual financial statements
- Tax returns
- Global, software-supported project and deadline management
Assessing and managing risks
- Statutory audits
- Voluntary audits
- Internal audits
- Risk, compliance and responsibility
- Human rights
Maximum quality is guaranteed when Mazars supports your company in both countries. But we also provide the same level of dedication if you only need us as your professional partner in a single country, for individual projects that require specific expertise or are urgent, or for situations where you need a qualified second opinion.
Mazars’ services are characterised by close connections, direct communication and our advisors’ commitment to providing world class, pragmatic and clear solutions from a single source for all of our clients. Our pricing structure is completely transparent and tailored to your needs.
Contact us to find out more. We look forward to hearing from you.
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Mazars, one of the world’s largest and most professional consulting companies, has roots as the only group of its profession and size in Europe. Founded in France, Mazars has spread to all corners of the world. However, Europe is still our traditional heartland and a key aspect of our global corporate culture.