Services for corporates

Project related advice


  • Domestic and international tax law
  • Double taxation treaty (DTT)
  • Corporate and group taxation
  • Reorganizations and tax structuring
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real estate transfer tax (RETT)
  • Tax advice for domestic and foreign corporate start-ups
  • Succession planning
  • Expert opinions
  • Binding tax rulings
  • Advice on determining the appropriate legal form

Current tax advisory services

  • Tax filings
  • Review of tax assessment notices
  • Appeal and court proceedings
  • Tax audits
  • Business consultancy
  • Financial and payroll accounting
  • Annual financial statements
  • Net income determinations

Services for individuals

  • Domestic and international tax law
  • Double taxation treaty (DTT)
  • Tax planning
  • Handling on individual tax issues
  • Advice on legislative procedures
  • Tax filings
  • Review of tax assessment notices
  • Appeal and court proceedings
  • Expatriates (income tax)
  • Taxation of severance payments
  • Advice in relation to real estate
  • Tax audits
  • Exit and entry taxation
  • Voluntary self-disclosure including amendments of tax returns – as well as criminal tax proceedings
  • Binding tax rulings
  • Succession Planning
  • Inheritance and gift tax

Services for succession planning

  • Succession planning for corporates
  • Succession planning for individuals
  • Business valuation and tax valuation of private assets
  • Tax planning regarding inheritance and testaments
  • Tax planning of matrimonial property regime
  • Foundations (Stiftungen)
  • Tax filings
  • Expert opinions
  • Binding tax rulings

Hofmann & Fertig is a tax consulting professional partnership based in Frankfurt/Main that offers tax consulting services and expertise to domestic and internationally based companies and individuals.

With our long-standing experience working for leading international professional services firms in Germany and Switzerland, we have extensive experience in delivering tax advice to local and international companies as well as private clients. Pursuant to such experience, we are well versed in and familiar with the methods and processes of the German tax system and have established good working relationships and lines of communication with representatives of the German tax authorities.

As an independent tax practice, we strive to gain an in depth knowledge and understanding of our clients and their unique tax needs and requirements with the ultimate goal of delivering expert and tailored tax advice and solutions at an economical rate. We are fluent in both German and English and, as part of a well-connected business network of public notaries, lawyers and consultants, can also offer extended advice and services in relation to general business and legal matters.

To discuss your tax needs please contact us.

Hofmann & Fertig

Partnerschaft aus Steuerberatern mbB

60325 Frankfurt / Main


Tel +49 69 8720 3390
Fax +49 69 8720 3395

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How to find Hofmann & Fertig

by public transportation

  • Metro (U-Bahn) line 4, travel to station Festhalle/Messe
  • Exit Schumannstraße


  • Tram (Straßenbahn) line 16 or line 17, travel to station Festhalle/Messe
  • Exit the tram and go in the viewing direction. Use the pedestrian crossing and turn left onto the Schumannstraße
  • Hofmann & Fertig is located at Schumannstraße 27 after approximately 250m

by car

We are happy to provide you with driving directions by car upon your request.

As one of the founding partners of Hofmann & Fertig, Nadine has accumulated over 10 years’ of professional experience advising private wealth individuals, and family and medium sized businesses. Nadine initially trained at Ernst & Young, Frankfurt/Main and became a tax consultant (Steuer­fach­angestellte) in 2001. She then studied at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University in Frankfurt/Main as well as at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and graduated with a Business Administration Degree in 2007. During her training and studies, Nadine gained professional experience in US tax law whilst working for a German-US accounting and tax firm in New York. Following her studies, Nadine worked for Pricewaterhouse­Coopers in Frankfurt/Main and passed the exam to become a Certified German Tax Advisor in 2010. After PwC and before founding Hofmann & Fertig, Nadine worked for a boutique tax advisory practice in Zurich, Switzerland and subsequently as head of the Frankfurt/Main office of the firm.

Areas of specialization

With her extensive training and international experience, Nadine is able to provide invaluable market insights tailored to the individual needs of her clients to optimize their tax position and safeguard their interests ultimately serving to contribute to the ongoing success of their businesses. Nadine specializes in the following areas and is also experienced in providing advice in English:

  • Succession planning (corporates and individuals)
  • Expatriate tax consulting services
  • Current tax advisory services
  • Advice on self-disclosures and voluntary amendments of tax returns (Selbstanzeigenberatung)

Andreas is one of the founding partners at Hofmann & Fertig. He studied business adminis­tration with a focus on tax law and finance at the University of Applied Sciences in Wuerzburg, graduating in 2005. Following his studies, he worked for five years in the corporate tax department of Pricewaterhouse­Coopers in Frankfurt/Main where he advised both corporates and individuals in relation to domestic and inter­national taxation matters and then proceeded to successfully pass the German Tax Advisor exam in 2008. Having gained extensive experience in private practice, Andreas then moved in‑house to become an internal tax advisor for Celanese, a leading US chemical company, where he focused on tax structuring and the implementation of cross-border transactions. To enhance his international taxation experience, Andreas then joined the tax practice of Allen & Overy, a leading international English law firm, where he advised domestic and international clients primarily with respect to tax structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate reorganization matters.

Areas of specialization

Pursuant to his over ten years’ of professional experience, Andreas has gained in-depth knowledge and understanding of key areas of domestic and international taxation including:

  • Corporate tax
  • Corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions
  • Succession planning

As a tax advisor with both private practice and in-house experience, Andreas is well qualified to provide comprehensive support to his clients with respect to all of their tax needs. He places great importance on utilizing his extensive skills and expertise to deliver and implement value added practical solutions to his clients. He is a frequent author of professional articles and, due to his considerable stays abroad in the USA and Australia, Andreas is proficient in delivering advice also in English (English speaking tax advisor).

Published work

  • Fertig (2016) „Neue grunderwerb­steuerliche Anzeige­pflichten beim Asset Deal?“
    BB 2016, S. 286

Neue grunderwerbsteuerliche Anzeigepflicht beim Assetdeal?

  • Fertig (2015) „Verfassungswidrigkeit der Ersatz­bemessungs­grundlage im Grunderwerb­steuerrecht – Beschluss des BverfG v. 23.06.2015 (1 BvL 13/11, 14/11)“
    DStR 2015, S. 2160

Verfassungswidrigkeit der Ersatzbemessungsgrundlage im Grunderwerbsteuerrecht – Beschluss des BVerfG v. 23.6.2015 (1 BvL 13/11, 14/11)

Veröffentlichung Andreas Fertig

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Hofmann & Fertig
Partnerschaft aus Steuerberatern mbB

Schumannstraße 27
60325 Frankfurt am Main
Telephone: +49 69 8720 3390
Fax: +49 69 8720 3395

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Registered Seat: Frankfurt/Main – German District Court (Amtsgericht) Frankfurt/Main
Registered Number: PR 2310

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Partners and power of representation

Certified German Tax Advisor Nadine Hofmann (Steuerberaterin)
Certified German Tax Advisor Andreas Fertig (Steuerberater)

The job titles Certified German Tax Advisors were awarded in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Regulating and supervisory authority

Steuerberaterkammer Hessen
Bleichstraße 1
60313 Frankfurt am Main
Telefon: 069 15 30 02 – 0
Telefax: 069 15 30 02 – 60

Regulated Professions / Independent Professions

Professional regulations applicable for Certified German Tax Advisors:

  • Tax Advisory Act (StBerG)
  • Tax Advisory Act Ordinance (DVStB)
  • Tax Advisors´ Professional Code of Conduct (BOStB)
  • Regulation on Tax Advisors´ Fees (StBVV)

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Gothaer Versicherung
Gothaer-Allee 1
50969 Köln

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Germany, the foreign countries of Europe, Members of the European Union and members of the states of the EEA (European Economic Area) and Turkey as well as states in the area of the former Soviet Union.


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Hofmann & Fertig advises leading Dutch telecom company 


We advised leading Dutch telecom company on all tax related matters such as tax due diligence and tax structuring on its investment in a Munich-based startup, thereby, joining existing shareholders in a financing round of € 1.5 million.

The startup is a developer of a smart intercom solution which enables keyless, remote access to residential buildings.


Hofmann & Fertig was ranked among Germany’s top tax advisors 2017


In a study published by Handelsblatt on 17 March 2017 Hofmann & Fertig was ranked among Germany’s top tax advisors 2017. In the study participated approx. 1,400 German tax advisors.



Hofmann & Fertig Partnerschaft aus Steuerberatern mbB (Hofmann & Fertig) was established with its registration in the German District Court Frankfurt/Main on 06 January 2016. We are a tax consulting professional limited liability partnership that offers tax consulting services to domestic and internationally based companies and individuals.