TMF Germany

Providing critical compliance and administrative services in Germany and around the world

From establishing operations, all the way through to wind-down, TMF Germany can guide your company through its entire life cycle.

We support large and small companies to get set up and then manage day-to-day operations. Our local experts provide a range of accounting, tax, entity management, and payroll and HR services.

Compliance is key in today’s markets, and our team of specialists can work with you to set up compliance deadline schedules, to check the health of your entities, and to support with visas and immigration needs to ensure your staff can join you in Germany.

TMF Germany is part of a global network, which means we can help you to do business seamlessly across borders, all from the stable hub of Germany.

Our services

Flexible delivery of bookkeeping, accounts, management reporting and tax services to local and international standards, keeping you compliant

One of the largest independent administrators of structured finance entities in the world, with teams in all key onshore and offshore locations

We support full fund lifecycles with global solutions tailormade for each client, creating value and operational efficiency for asset managers

Our expertise in corporate secretarial, regulatory compliance and fiduciary services can help you manage and maintain entities across borders

We simplify global payroll operations and HR transformation with fully managed and standardised payroll processing alongside HR admin support

Our services for private clients and their extended families cover all requirements, from complex cross-border assets to succession planning

Local services

  • Global Mobility, eg support with visas, residence or work permits, and other registrations
  • Support with employment contracts, employee handbooks, company policies and other HR documents
  • Tax services provided by TMF Steuerberatung GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
  • Provision of representation services for companies, eg taking over local directorship or representation function for local client entities under certain conditions
  • Liquidation services
  • Shelf companies

Doing business in Germany

Country profile

Download our definitive guide to doing business in Germany

Four devices showcasing the global business complexity index publication front cover

Complexity dashboard

Dive into the data - use interactive tool to find out more about business challenges in each country

View of the financial district from across the river in Frankfurt, Germany

Top 10 challenges of doing business in Germany

Learn more about doing business in Germany

Office locations


Erik Van Os

Country Head, Germany


ISAE 3402 Type II Qualification

ISAE 3402 Type II Qualification

ISO/IEC 27001 Certification

ISO IEC 27001 Certification

What sets our
services apart?

A global leader and the
only provider capable of
bundling corporate
secretarial, payroll, and
accounting services

One firm, with a global
master service
agreement, consistent
service and

Tax services
provided by TMF
Steuerberatung GmbH

We make a complex
world simple

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world.

With more than 10,000 colleagues in 125 offices across 86 jurisdictions, all working to the same high standards of service and security, we provide our clients with local expertise where it is needed most. Our locations cover 92% of world GDP and 95% of FDI inflow.

We are a key part of our clients’ governance, providing the accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration and legal entity management services essential to their success. We make sure rules are followed, reputations protected and operational compliance maintained.

Our global service model and technology platform put our clients in control of their portfolio of entities and global locations. The data insights we deliver keep them on top of emerging regulation, the status of their own activity and any points of risk.

We serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private equity and real estate investors, and family offices. Our clients include the majority of the Fortune Global 500, FTSE 100 and top 300 private equity firms.

Get in touch with us today to discuss your needs

Get in touch