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Attorneys, Tax Law Specialists and Tax Advisers for Charitable Foundation Law and Tax Law in Cologne:

Donating to charitable foundations has a long-standing history in Germany and has increased in significance over the last years. The reasons for the formation of a charitable foundation are manifold. They range from the lack of a suitable successor, the desire to perpetually safeguard the company, the protection of private assets to the advancement of the common good and the feeling of having done a sustainable good deed for the society. Our team of attorneys specialised in charitable foundation law advise and assist you in forming charitable foundations and support you in the ongoing legal and tax-related administration of a foundation.

As attorneys, tax advisers and tax law specialists in Cologne, we provide comprehensive advice under one roof:

  • Tax-optimised drafting of the foundation charter and structuring of transactions conducted by a charitable foundation.
  • Advice and support for the formation of a charitable foundation
  • Representation in accreditation proceedings before the supervising authorities (county administration)
  • Advice on accreditation as a charitable (tax-exempt) foundation
  • Taking office in the foundation’s executive board, advisory committee or board of trustees
  • Sheltered foundations
  • Advice on restructuring of charitable foundations

We mainly advise clients in Cologne, Bergisch Gladbach, Bensberg, Dormagen, Neuss, Düsseldorf, Remscheid, Wuppertal, Bonn, Siegen, Siegburg, Solingen, Bergheim, Brühl, Aachen in respect of charitable foundations. Our services are also available country-wide.

LHP: Attorneys at Law, Tax Law Specialists, Tax Advisers PartmbB


An der Pauluskirche 3-5, 50677 Cologne,
Telephone: +49 221 39 09 770


Tödistrasse 53, CH-8027 Zurich,
Telephone: +41 44 212 3535

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