Tax Consultancy

Helmut Erb
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Lack of knowledge of tax laws does not relieve from the duty to pay taxes. The knowledge of tax laws, however, often

Amschel Meyer Rothschild, 1743 – 1812​

Your satisfaction is our claim

„Lack of knowledge of tax laws does not relieve from the duty to pay taxes. The knowledge of tax laws, however, often.“

In this sense, I advise companies of all legal forms, professionals and private persons understandable, competent and forward-looking in all areas of tax advice and business management. I have many years of extensive experience in supporting international subsidiaries in Germany in all tax matters as well as expatriates sent to Germany.

My team and I are happy to assist you with your financial accounting, payroll accounting, annual financial statements and the preparation of your tax returns.

Our Services

Financial Statements and Balance Sheets

  • Financial Statements according to commercial and tax law for individuals, partnerships and corporations under private law
  • Preparation of comprehensive notes and management reports for corporations and GmbH & Co. KGs
  • Publication of Annual Accounts
  • Preparation of balance sheet reports
  • Supplements and special balance sheets
  • Opening balances and interim
  • Settlement and liquidation balance sheets
  • Conversion and merger balance sheets

Preparation of Tax Returns

  • Preparation of all private and corporate tax returns, particularly for expatriates of foreign companies
  • All applications for tax matters


  • Maintenance of payroll data
  • Payroll and payslip production
  • Automatic import of data to the General Ledger or preparation of journal entries cost center distribution
  • Automated declarations of Income Tax, Social Security authorities, professional associations, etc.
  • Preparation of reimbursements for sick pay, education allowance, etc.
  • Payroll simulations
  • Calculations of:
    • Payroll Taxes payable
    • Social security contributions
    • Annual payroll analysis
    • Individual declarations of earnings 

Accountancy – Financial Accounting

  • Review and pre-accounting of your bookkeeping documents and data
  • Computerized collection and processing by DATEV
  • Online bookkeeping using scanned documents and paperless data exchange
  • Electronic data import from banks
  • Cost center accounting, specifically tailored to your business
  • Reporting according to the specifications of your parent company
  • Creation of the journals
  • Creation of aged debtor/creditor listings (AR/AP)
  • Production of Management and Business Accounts Reporting packages representing monthly revenue and expenditure, including prior year comparison
  • VAT returns and EU-Sales Listings for intra-EU sales of products and services
  • Transmission of the tax-relevant data via data transfer to the tax authorities

Professional Consultation

  • Advice regarding the organization of the operation and management of the accounting process
  • Financial planning, investment appraisals, cost estimates and cost center accounting
  • Implementation of internal and external operating comparative studies
  • Business advice and support when acquiring or disposing of companies
  • Establishment of enterprises
  • Choice of form and change of legal entities
  • Mergers, conversions, divisions and splits, corporate structure planning

Further professional services permitted by the professional standards can also be provided.

Accountancy –
Asset Accounting

  • Processing of all assets acquisitions and disposals
  • Calculation of monthly and annual depreciation charges
  • Different depreciation tables under commercial and tax law or U.S. GAAP
  • Simulation of future development of fixed assets
  • Depreciation preview
  • Reports:
    • Fixed assets register
    • Development of fixed assets
    • Inventory register
    • Inventory cards
    • Statement of net assets
    • Account listsings, cost center allocation lists

Other Professional Services

  • Participation in audits of the tax authorities (including payroll and value added tax audits)
  • Review of tax assessments and other administrative issues
  • Preparation of applications for the refund of foreign VAT for German companies and German VAT for foreign companies
  • Preparing requests for exemption of dividends and royalties from German withholding tax
  • Requests for exemption from the withholding tax on building construction services
  • Applications for non-taxation confirmations

Further professional services permitted by the professional standards can also be provided.

Personal Tax Advice

  • Personal tax planning
  • Advice on inheritance and gift tax matters
  • Tax advice on the acquisition of real estate and other property investments

In the area of personal tax advice we offer you individual and dedicated service.

Company Owner Helmut Erb

Helmut Erb, Dipl.-Finanzwirt
born: 18.03.1954
Marital status: Married, three children
Locations: Hungen & Eschborn

Professional Career
| Abitur (high School) Aufbaugymnasium Friedberg

1975  | College of Finance Rotenburg / Fulda, diploma-Finanzwirt (equiv. Bachelor’s degree in Financial Accounting)

1976  | Military

1977 – 1983 | Employed by the regional tax offices of Frankfurt am Main and Giessen as income tax inspector and auditor

1984 | Examination Tax Consultant

1984 – 1989 |  Tax Manager (tax department) with Price Waterhouse GmbH, International Accounting & Auditing Company, Frankfurt

1990 | Acquisition of an existing tax consultancy in Eschborn as owner

Job wanted?

You would like to support my team and have a successful education as a tax specialist or accountant, have professional experience in the safe use of DATEV application programs and are used to work conscientious and independent? I offer you a long-term perspective in a collegial and motivated team, continuous further education and training and above-average compensation.

Our Team

Gerda Edeler-Lerch

Gerda Edeler-Lerch

The bright organisation talent


  • Secretariat
  • Client data
  • Office organisation
  • Invoicing
  • Good English skills

Very friendly, always helpful and courteous, your competent first contact person.

Trained foreign language correspondent, many years of experience as management assistant. Since 2016 in my office.

Heike Britzius

Heike Britzius

The experienced payroll specialist

Qualified tax expert

  • Financial and salary accounting
  • Assistance with payroll, VAT and social security audits
  • Basic knowledge of English

Dedicated specialist with many years of extensive experience in all wage issues.

Since August 2020 in our team.

Dongxia Shi

Dongxia Shi

The dedicated newcomer

Qualified tax expert

  • Tax returns
  • Financial- and salary accounting
  • Chinese mother tongue
  • Very good German skills
  • Good Japanese skills
  • Basic knowledge of English

Committed and focused employee.

Since October 2020 in our team.

Ulrike Feuerbach

Ulrike Feuerbach

The experienced lateral entrant


  • Financial accounting, fixed asset accounting
  • Good English skills

Competent and friendly employee with many years of professional experience.

Training as bank clerk and regular seminars. Since 2018 in our team.

This is your place

This is your place

If you wish to apply for a job,

please send us your complete application including certificates and curriculum vitae by e-mail.

Let us work together!