Markus Baumgartner

Markus Baumgartner

Diplom-Finanzwirt (FH) [Graduate in Fiscal Affairs]

Tax advisor

Partner within the meaning of the PartGG – Law governing partnerships
Born 1971
Tax advisor since 2003
Studies at the Bavarian University of Applied Sciences for Civil Servants (1991 – 1994)
Activity at the Bavarian Tax Administration, in particular enforcement law (1994 – 1999)
Activity as external tax auditor and tax investigator (1999 – 2003)
Employee at KPMG as tax advisor in the field of criminal tax law (2003 – 2005)
Founding partner of the firm Baumgartner Thiede (2005)

Fields of competence

  • Criminal tax law and advice on voluntary disclosures
  • Value added tax

Focus of consultancy

  • Tax investigation and criminal tax law
  • Voluntary disclosure
  • Search and seizure

last posts

German Bundesrat approved two draft bills for the automatic tax information exchange

The German Bundesrat [upper house of the German parliament] approved two draft bills for the automatic tax information exchange (AIA) on 18 December 2015 and concurred with the German Bundestag [lower house of the German parliament].

The drafts relate to the law regarding the multilateral agreement of 29 October 2014 between the competent authorities concerning the exchange of information about financial accounts (Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement, MCAA) as well as the law regarding the automatic tax information exchange about financial accounts in tax matters and regarding the amendment to the EU Administrative Assistance Act and other laws.