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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Voluntary disclosure of unreported income in estate

July 2019 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by GRP Rainer LLP.

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Unreported income in an estate can become a problem for the heirs. If it has been concealed from the tax authorities, it may still be possible to rescue the situation with a voluntary declaration for tax evasion.

Tax dispute – Additional income from large celebration

June 2019 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by GRP Rainer LLP.

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A celebration organized by an employer for an employee may give rise to taxable income according to the Finanzgericht MĂĽnster.

Unreported income in foreign accounts – Immunity still possible through voluntary disclosure

June 2019 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by GRP Rainer LLP.

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Voluntary disclosure leading to immunity from tax evasion charges is still a current topic. It remains the only way of returning to a state of tax compliance.

BFH – Rate of inheritance tax applies to total amount

May 2019 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by GRP Rainer LLP.

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In the case of inheritance tax, the taxable amount is not split up and subject to differential tax rates. That was the verdict of the BFH, Germany’s Federal Fiscal Court, in ruling from February 20, 2019 (Az.: II B 83/18).

BFH – Claim for transfer of ownership in family home not exempt from inheritance tax

February 2019 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by GRP Rainer LLP.

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A ruling of the Bundesfinanzhof (BFH), Germany’s Federal Fiscal Court, illustrates the distinction made for the purposes of inheritance tax between a family home and the claim to transfer ownership in a family home (Az.: II R 14/16).

Tax evasion: Only voluntary disclosure affords protection from severe penalties

April 2017 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by GRP Rainer LLP.

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Anyone who has been caught for tax evasion should expect to be faced with severe penalties. Voluntary disclosure is the only way of returning to a state of normal tax affairs and avoiding penalties.

GSK expands Luxembourg presence with a new tax partner

June 2016 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by GSK Stockmann .

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Opened at the beginning of March 2016, GSK Stockmann + Kollegen continues to expand its Luxembourg office. Mathilde Ostertag recently joined the Luxembourg team of Equity Partners Dr. Marcus Peter, Andreas Heinzmann and Dr. Philipp Mößner as Local Tax Partner.

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