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MME Legal | Tax | Compliance, Andreas Müller, Zurich,

Andreas Müller

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MME Legal | Tax | Compliance

Work Department

Tax

Position

MME Tax Partner: Before Andreas Müller joined MME in 2014, he was a Tax Partner in a Big-Four company. He supports entrepreneurs and Swiss and foreign companies and has long-standing experience in advising on complex tax topics and in dealing successfully with interdisciplinary projects. Andreas has a strong national and international network. This network combined with his experience and know-how allow him to develop creative and tailor made solutions to the benefit of his clients. In addition, he substantially contributed to the Swiss Tax Reform (Corporate Tax Reform III) and is lecturing regularly on international tax developments.

Career

2006-2014 International Tax Partner / Head International Markets, KPMG Schweiz 2004-2006 Head Swiss Center of Excellence, KPMG USA 1999-2004 KPMG Schweiz 1995-1999 Auditor at Administrative Court of the Canton of Zug and advisor with a Zurich based tax consulting firm

Languages

German / English / Spanish

Member

President of the Zug Tax Association, EXPERTsuisse, Swiss Branch International Fiscal Association (IFA), Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

Education

2002 Certified Tax Expert 1997 Attorney at Law, Notary Public 1994 University of Zurich (lic. iur.)

Leisure

Reading, Cooking

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