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.
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 reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions
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).
Fertig (2016) „Neue grunderwerbsteuerliche Anzeigepflichten beim Asset Deal?“
BB 2016, S. 286
Fertig (2015) „Verfassungswidrigkeit der Ersatzbemessungsgrundlage im Grunderwerbsteuerrecht – Beschluss des BverfG v. 23.06.2015 (1 BvL 13/11, 14/11)“
DStR 2015, S. 2160
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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.