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Keeping a handle on your taxes

Tax structuring is our calling: tax advice, financial accounting, payroll accounting, preparation of tax returns and annual financial statements. Our goal is to enable you to focus entirely on what you do best. We rely on IT-based systems to reduce costs and unnecessary duplication of effort by employing document capturing and a structured document organization.

You receive up-to-the-minute, qualified reports via remote access thanks to tried-and-tested software solutions like DATEV Unternehmen online — all in compliance with the Principles of Data Access and Auditing of Digital Documents (GDPdU) of the German fiscal authorities. Meaning your financial accounting and reporting remains transparent. 

We are your tax guidance experts
We will guide you safely through the complicated German tax legislation, which we can easily navigate thanks to our ongoing expert training. Benefit not only from our tax expertise but also from our legal services in related practice areas. Balance sheets that stand up to any audit, transparent accounting with up to date figures for smooth and stress-free annual financial reporting. Professional payroll accounting including electronic filing with tax authorities and social security providers — at bps2 we offer advisory, audit and tax all under one roof.
 

Your objective:
Avoid tax liability. That’s what we do. We develop individual tax minimization strategies for our clients, including projections in order to estimate tax liability and to avoid any liquidity bottlenecks. We accompany audits and deal with the auditors after careful expert preparation.

Our services at a glance:

  • Assistance in tax matters
  • Representation in tax court
  • Advice in business management issues
  • Tax planning and structuring
  • Accounting
  • Review of tax assessment notices
  • Representation of clients in dealings with the tax office and in court
  • Minimization of tax liability
  • Cost accountings
  • Calculations
  • Profitability analyses
  • Financial planning
  • Preparation in advance of voluntary audits

We prepare tax returns for you and with you in accordance with the Income Tax Act, Corporation Tax Act, Trade Tax Act and Value Added Tax Act in a timely manner in order to avoid any unexpected assessments by the tax authorities. We assist you in all your tax filing matters — from the electronic processing of your tax data through to electronic filing with the tax authorities, while complying with record-keeping and document retention requirements.

What we offer you: in-depth preparation of your financial statements based on high-quality, accounting records, processing in accordance with applicable rules and regulations, determination of profit and loss and closing balance (including subaccounts), income statement, support in complying with the formalities imposed by commercial law (e.g. approval of financial statements), publication (disclosure) in the Federal Gazette. If desired, we also assist you in analyzing your financial statements and prepare your key performance indicators in a clear manner.

We help you to optimize routine work by enabling you to avoid duplication of effort, attend to your bookkeeping and provide qualified analyses in an timely manner. Design your accounting with us effectively, modernly, quickly and cost-effectively and use savings potential in accounting when creating offers, order confirmations, delivery notes, invoices and payments, to name just a few areas. All in compliance with the Principles of Data Access and Auditing of Digital Documents (GDPdU) of the German fiscal authorities.

We are your partner in processing payroll accounting: Your employees deserve professionalism and reliability, also with regards to labor and social insurance relations. Our team's ongoing professional development in payroll accounting, labor law, social insurance law and the tax code, allows us to guarantee a high degree of accounting certainty and reliability, not to mention rapid and efficient reporting.

Our services at a glance
  • Tax advice
  • Tax returns
  • Financial reporting
  • Financial accounting
  • Payroll accounting
  • Assistance in digital transformation
  • DATEV Unternehmen online
  • Professional accounting services for financial negotiations and credit ratings

Our team — at your service

Thomas Pickert
Location: Krefeld/Duisburg
Phone: 02151/6296-42
Email

Attorney-at-law
Steuerberater (certified tax advisor)
Partner

Thomas Bittdorf
Location: Krefeld/Duisburg
Phone: 02151/6296-27
Email

German public auditor
Steuerberater (certified tax advisor)
Partner

Maria Wangerin
Location: Krefeld
Phone: 02151/6296-26
Email

Steuerberaterin  (certified tax advisor)
[freelance professional]

Ruslan Abakumov
Location: Duisburg
Phone: 0203/60 889-27
Email

German public auditor
Steuerberater (certified tax advisor)

Gerrit Held
Location: Krefeld
Phone: 02151/6296-28
Email

Steuerberater (certified tax advisor)

Hugo Jacobs
Location: Duisburg
Phone: 0203/60 889-16
Email

Diplom-Ökonom (degree in economics)