TAX CONSULTANCY FOR COMPANIES, ENTREPRENEURS AND FREELANCERS
Trust, competence and flexibility are the foundation of our activities for your company. Our services are focused on achieving your goal.
- Business analyses
- VAT return
- Revenue and expense statement
- Preparation of year-end closing
- Other services in connection with the preparation of the year-end closing
- Preparation or examination of company tax returns
- Support during tax audits
- Statistical reports
- Legal forms for companies, entrepreneurs and freelancers
We are your responsible tax advisor and cover all tax aspects of your company. This includes all tax obligations including the coordination of deadlines and communication with the tax authorities. But above all, we support you in optimising your tax burden and fulfilling your tax obligations.
The IKARUS Steuerberatung will handle your complete bookkeeping. Simply hand over your receipts – pre-sorted, stapled or unsorted, in hard copy or in electronic form – and we will create your financial accounting on this basis. We will gladly check the documents for accuracy and plausibility and digitize the papers. You yourself decide at what intervals you would like us to work for you.
Our goal is to help you digitize your business and accompany you throughout the transition from paper documents to a paperless company.
Accounting for your company also includes:
- Financial accounting
- Open items accounting
- Accounts-receivable and accounts-payable accounting
- Fixed asset accounting
- Payroll accounting
Thanks to business analyses you have a permanent overview of the earnings performance of your company during the ongoing fiscal year. All evaluations and assessments are tailored to your company and segment, including individual criteria. Reporting may include the following:
- Business reports
- Prior-year comparisons with and without deviation analyses
- Amounts and balance lists
- Open position lists
- Determining the possible debt service
- Liquidity forecast and maturity calculations
- Various system evaluations
- Monthly inventory changes
- Monthly calculation of imputed depreciation Time series analyes
- Target/actual analyses
- Calculations using imputed costs
- Investment calculations
- SWOT – analyses (strengths-weaknesses-opportunities-threats-analyses)
- Advance VAT returns
We would also be happy to advise you on business topics.
We will take care of the timely handing in of the advance return for VAT to the tax office, so that there will be no surcharges for delays in the first place. We will of course also inform you of any exemptions
balance about income/expenses/profit
If you are exempt from balancing, you must alternatively create an income/expenses and profit statement. As your tax advisor, we know exactly which points have to be observed during the process.
We will create the financial statements for you, which will close the accounts for a financial year, as well as provide the information necessary for the inspection by third parties, for example for the granting of loans. Your financial statement will at least include the balance sheet plus the profit and loss account.
OTHER SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH THE CREATION OF THE FINANCIAL STATEMENT
In addition to or within the framework of the preparation of the financial statement in accordance with the relevant statutory provisions, further tasks may be necessary or commissioned. These include in particular:
- Advice on bonuses and distributions as well as analysis of possible use of profits
- Updating the shareholder accounts and determining the shareholder account interest calculation
- Determining the tax burden
- Discussion of the financial statement
- Transmission of the balance sheet in the required electronic balance sheet format to the tax office
- Fulfilment of disclosure/deposit obligations with the electronic Federal Gazette
- Preparation of the documents to be archived
- Preparing financial statements in English and other languages
- Preparing special forms of the financial statement, e.g. opening balance sheet, tax balance sheet, reconciliation from/to the balance about income/expenses/profit, industry-specific classification regulations
PREPARATION OR AUDIT OF CORPORATE TAX RETURNS
Corporate income tax return
Our package of business tax returns also includes the annual corporate tax return. The tax is calculated from your taxable income.
Trade tax return
As your competent tax advisor, we advise you on how you can save trade tax. As soon as your business makes a minimum profit (in the case of sole proprietorships or partnerships), you must file a trade tax return and pay trade tax.
Annual sales tax return
After the end of the year, we will prepare a sales tax return for you, in which the sales tax already paid during the year will be settled. As your tax consultant, we have our eyes firmly on all figures.
SUPPORT DURING TAX AUDITS
The tax office regularly carries out tax audits of companies and freelancers. To ensure that you are optimally prepared at all times, we support you in the preparation, in the communication with the tax office and with the following services:
- Conducting preliminary talks with the client and the tax auditor
- Comprehensive support during the tax audit
- Simulation of the results
- Adjustment of the following years to the results of the tax audits
- Discussion of the effects and possible options
Redress and tax court proceedings
We will represent you comprehensively in redress opposition procedures. After all there are many reasons for a faulty tax assessment which should be dealt with in due time.
Are you obliged to submit various statistical reports? IKARUS Steuerberatung can often fulfil these requirements on the basis of the financial accounting or payroll accounting already carried out and the information available to us – this saves you time.
LEGAL FORMS FOR ENTREPRENEURS, COMPANIES AND FREELANCERS
We advise clients from all industries and legal forms. Our many years of experience, which forms the basis for solid, sustainable and competent advice, make us qualified for this.
Corporations and partnerships
Whether you are about to set up, a young company or already established – entrust us with your tax affairs! We look after and advise all legal forms, whether GmbH, AG, OHG, KG or GbR.
Especially for freelancers a flexible tax consultant is a valuable support. We will advise you on the purchase, sale or acquisition of a practice, prepare tax returns and financial statements and accompany you on your way to a joint practice. Our services also include the accounting, the preparation of a business plan, the liquidity forecast and the transparent “info for the boss” about your income. Thanks to our business management evaluations, you will always have an overview of the success of your practice/activity.
We support a large number of single companies in all tax matters. The majority of the single companies are obliged to prepare a balance about income/expenses/profits. We would be happy to do this for you. The annual result is then included in your income tax return.
Have we persuaded you with the combination of our competences and services, or do you have further concerns? Feel free to contact us, we will be happy to advise you!