German Tax & Legal Center (GTLC) 

The German-Swiss economic area offers a wide range of tax and legal opportunities for both companies and individuals – but there are also challenges and risks. KPMG is responding to these special challenges with an expert team of German tax advisors and lawyers: the German Tax & Legal Center (GTLC). With the GTLC located at Switzerland´s Banking and Finance hub Zurich, KPMG provides an ideal contact for your questions about German and Swiss tax law.
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As a client you will benefit from our many years of practical experience combined with a profound understanding of the particularities of the relevant tax issues in both countries. Naturally, our services will be adapted to your specific needs and are provided through a single point of contact, for your maximum convenience:

Our services for banks

German clients are our business. The German Tax & Legal Center offers particular expertise in the area of professional services and conceptual solutions for Swiss banks, family offices, financial service providers concerning to German customers. Therefore, you benefit from our close cooperation with the Swiss and German tax experts and our colleagues in all other fields.

Our services for all of your personal concerns

Does your personal or corporate situation relate to both Switzerland and Germany? Then you would do well to perform a thorough analysis of your tax situation with our capable, professional assistance from our tax advisors and lawyers. Then we will present you with solutions tailored to your requirements and needs – take advantage of our experience.

Our services for companies

Because of its proximity and excellent economic relations with Germany, Switzerland is an extremely important market and location for German corporations. Despite certain tax restrictions in Germany, the stable, favorable taxation system in Switzerland offers a platform for efficient tax planning. Most Swiss companies rely heavily on their access to the markets in Germany. The higher level of taxation and the multi-layered tax system in Germany requires sound and robust tax planning for Swiss companies.


Our team of experts would also be delighted to pro-actively respond to all your questions regarding your personal tax situation. Our clients appreciate knowing that all of their wide-ranging concerns are dealt with by a single point of contact. Your personal contact will coordinate all your needs with complete efficiency and reliability.


If need arises, we will also be delighted to offer training sessions and seminars organized and tailored to your specific requirements.



Hotline, German Tax & Legal Center: +41 58 249 44 44

Heiko Kubaile

Heiko Kubaile

Partner, Head of German Tax & Legal Center

+41 58 249 35 10

GTLC in Switzerland

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