Tax Consultation Carola Schumacher

Welcome to the website of the tax advisor Carola Schumacher in Berlin Friedrichshain ‍/ Kreuzberg. We are delighted about the interest you have taken in the extraordinary services that we have to offer. We are committed in providing you both privately and professionally with economic information before making important tax decisions in both the commercial and private surroundings.

Our team distinguishes itself through excellent certified qualifications. These qualifications are continuously improved by unceasingly taking part in advanced training which prepares us for the complex demands of business consultation.

We are proud members of the Tax Advisor Chamber Berlin, the Tax Advisor Association Berlin-Brandenburg, the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK), the International Fiscal Association and a Cooperative Member of DATEV.

We look forward to your contact via phone, email or your personal appearance in our firm.

The Firm Carola Schumacher

Our tax office has been in operation for over 20 years in Berlin. We consult private individuals (for example pensioners, employees, home and condominium owners) as well as freelancers and business owners of all legal forms and branches. Whether you are a doctor, restaurateur, handyman or artist we would like to warmly welcome you.

Through continuous advanced training we are always current with the latest fiscal tax changes and are able to provide you with optimal consultation.

We gladly welcome individual appointments for inquiries regarding national and international fiscal tax laws.

I am a specialist in international fiscal law and consult private individuals who collect an income from various countries as well as for companies that are operating in cross-border activities – in particular, internationally operating companies that own real estate in Germany.


  • Studied Business and Management in Bonn / Berlin, Graduated in 1987
  • Research Associate at the Institute of Auditing and Trust Services
  • Employed in a mid-sized tax consultant company
  • Concluded tax advisor exam in 1995
  • Have successfully owned my tax advisor practice since 1994
  • Specialized Tax Advisor in International Fiscal Law since 2012
Dipl.-Kffr. Carola Schumacher

A comprehensive fiscal consultation is also included in my range of consulting services alongside the creation of the mandatory fiscal declaration and registration.

Many years of experience and continuous professional education and training allows me and my employees to always be up-to-date with all fiscal legislation. Therefore, we are continuously able to provide the best optimal fiscal planning practices and to support you regularly with recent figures and individual solutions so that you as an entrepreneur or individual are able to safely plan and not be surprised by unexpected tax back payments.

  • Consultation and information regarding all fiscal tax affairs
  • Creation of tax reports
  • Consultation and support with selection of legal form or change of legal form
  • Investigation and comparison of the tax burden
  • Foresighted/proactive tax planning
  • Creation of deferral, remission and reduction applications
  • Issuance of certificates
  • Review of tax assessments legality
  • Submittal of appeals
  • Representation in dealing with tax authorities
  • Support during company audits

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Annual Financial Statements and Tax Returns

We create for individuals as well as for companies of all legal forms the annual financial statement and tax declaration, for example:

  • Creation of the annual statements for clients of all legal forms
  • Creation of balance sheets for clients of all legal forms
  • Disclosure of annual statements for the Federal Gazette
  • Creation of ascertainment of profits according to German paragraph §4 Abs. 3 EStG for clients not required to file a statement
  • Prepare and manage asset portfolios
  • Provide consultation for final evaluation and assessment
  • Create calculations and profitability calculations
  • Analyze income to assets ratio

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Payroll and Financial Accounting

Financial accounting is the foundation of business decisions and the basis for the creation of annual financial statements and tax returns.

In my view it is important to tailor the accounting to your needs and that our evaluations are both understandable and significant for your purposes.

Your accounts can be processed with us on a monthly, quarterly or also annual basis. Provided that you create the accounts in your company yourself, with your own software or via DATEV access, we will gladly support you with:

  • Creation of financial accounting and taking the legal requirements into consideration
  • Business evaluations
  • Creation of outstanding payments lists
  • Preliminary tax return
  • Applications for permanent extension for VAT
  • Account coordination
  • Preparation of cost calculations

Payroll Accounting

  • Preparation of the complete payroll and taking into account the current legal requirements
  • Registration of payroll taxes
  • Preparation of the social security entries
  • Income certificates
  • Applications for continuation of wage payments
  • Applications for maternity allowance
  • Audit of social security benefits

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Business Consultation

In combination with business consulting I also provide the following services:

  • Assistance with business decisions
  • Business Startup consultation and company structure consultation
  • Performing profitability and liquidity analysis
  • Income, capital and liquidity forecasts
  • Assistance with investment and financing issues
  • Creation of a business analysis
  • Preparation of cost calculations
  • Cost management in small and medium enterprises
  • Controlling
  • Consultation and assistance in company evaluation
  • Consultation on pension and asset accumulation

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International Tax Law

International tax law is becoming increasingly important. In today’s world private as well as economic relationships no longer end at borders. Nonetheless, the tax authority is still focused on the state borders, even if the trend towards harmonization of the fiscal tax law within the European Union is beginning to emerge. Nevertheless, the differences themselves are so large that a proper fiscal tax structure planning is essential within the European Union.

As an expert advisor for international tax law I counsel internationally operating individuals for the following:

  • Inquiries regarding double-taxation
  • Preparation of tax returns for foreign income
  • Preparation of tax returns for persons with limited taxable income
  • International inheritance law
  • Immigration to or emigration from Germany
  • Advising an internationally active artist

Consultation of internationally operating companies focuses mainly on:

  • Questions concerning the application of the double taxation agreement
  • International tax planning
  • Choice of legal structure
  • Overseas deployment of employees
  • Foundation of permanent establishments
  • Consultation for tax optimization real estate acquisitions in Germany
  • Consultation on sales tax affairs

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Consultation for Startup Companies and Entrepreneurs

One main focus of my work is consulting startups and entrepreneurs. In particular, I have many years of practical experience and insight on how to properly apply for KfW funding.

  • Startup consultation
  • Advice on legal structure
  • Professional assessment of the likelihood of success for startups
  • Financing consultation
  • Creation of profitability forecast, liquidity planning and investment calculations
  • Assistance in the preparation of business plans
  • Advice and support in negotiations with institutions, banks etc.


Here you will find useful information, working documents, and checklists grouped according to the respective themes.

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Job Posting

September 2018

We are currently seeking a sympathetic


For over 20 years we have worked as a tax consultancy firm specialized in International Tax Law in Berlin Friedrichshain ‍/ Kreuzberg.

We would like to train you towards becoming a tax consultant with the goal of permanent employment in our firm. Prerequisites for this are your reliability, your dedication and willingness to learn, and that you have completed middle school or high school with good grades. Perfect German is necessary. Good knowledge of English is a prerequisite. Moreover, we would be delighted, if you possess other language skills (for example, Arabic, French or Spanish). During the training in our office you can rely on the experience and the support of colleagues or former students.

We are looking forward to meeting you and to introduce you to the firm in a personal interview Please send us your application documents by post or e-mail.

You can contact me at:

Dipl.-Kffr. Carola Schumacher
Fachberaterin für internationales Steuerrecht ° Steuerberaterin
Schlesische Str. 38
10997 Berlin - Kreuzberg

T +49 30 614 03 567
F +49 30 614 03 569

Office hours
Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Travelling with public transportation
U1 Schlesisches Tor