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

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Top 10 challenges of doing business in Germany

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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.

Our 9,100 experts and 120 offices in 85 jurisdictions worldwide serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private clients and family offices, providing the combination of accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration, compliance and entity management services essential to global business success.

We know how to unlock access to the world’s most attractive markets – no matter how complex – swiftly, safely and efficiently. That’s why more than 60% of the Fortune Global 500 and FTSE 100, and almost half the top 300 private equity firms, work with us.

Our unique global delivery model, underpinned by our innovative digital platforms, means we can cover sectors as diverse as capital markets, private equity, real estate, pharmaceuticals, energy and technology, with experts on the ground providing local support.

With year-on-year growth averaging 8% since 2013, TMF Group is a trusted and reliable partner. Whether operating across one border or many, with a handful of staff or several thousand, we have the business-critical support you need to expand, operate and grow while remaining compliant, everywhere.

Get in touch with us today to discuss your needs

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