Andreas Müller

Tax Partner, Certified Tax Expert

Profile

Before Andreas Müller joined MME in 2014, he was a Tax Partner in a Big-Four company. He supports entrepreneurs and Swiss and foreign companies and has long-standing experience in advising on complex tax topics and in dealing successfully with interdisciplinary projects. Andreas has a strong national and international network. This network combined with his experience and knowhow allow him to develop creative and tailor made solutions to the benefit of his clients. In addition, he substantially contributes to the Swiss Tax Reform (Corporate Tax Reform III) and is lecturing regularly on international tax developments.

Business activities

  • Domestic and international corporate tax law
  • Support of senior management in the areas of tax governance (tax strategy), tax transparency and tax risk management
  • International tax planning, with focus on value chain management (VCM), IP and financing
  • Acquisitions and restructurings of privately held and publicly listed companies (M&A, due diligence, integration, contractual clauses, succession planning)
  • Relocations, migrations and transfers of assets and functions inbound as well as outbound
  • Negotiation of advance tax rulings with cantonal and federal tax authorities
  • Appeal proceedings and representation in complex tax audits
  • Criminal law in tax matters and tax amnesties
  • Tax incentives with regard to research, development and innovation activities (input and output incentives)
  • Real estate companies, real estate transactions as well as asset swaps (capital gain tax, real estate transfer tax)
  • Tax compliance (tax returns, monitoring of deadlines, documentation requirements) 

Education

2002
Certified tax expert
1997
Attorney at law, notary public
1994
University of Zurich (lic. iur.)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish 

Practical Experience   

since 2014
Tax Partner at MME
2006-2014
International Tax Partner / Head International Markets, KPMG AG, Zurich
2004-2006
Head Swiss Center of Excellence, KPMG LLP, New York City / USA   
1999-2004
Corporate Tax, KPMG AG, Zurich
1995-1999
Auditor at Administrative Court of the Canton of Zug and advisor with a Zurich based tax consulting firm

Memberships

  • President of the Zug Tax Association
  • EXPERTsuisse
  • Swiss Branch International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

Listings

legal500.com

Tax: MME Legal | Tax | Compliance provides ‘pragmatic, fast and efficient advice’. The ‘very experienced and creative’ Andreas Müller and the ‘very responsive and efficient’ Samuel Bussmann are recommended. Walter Frei joined in 2016 from the now-defunct Bill & Isenegger.

Who's who Legal

Corporate Tax: Samuel Bussmann, Andreas Müller, Christoph Rechsteiner

ITR World Tax

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance is co-headed by Samuel Bussmann, Thomas Linder, Andreas Müller and Christoph Rechsteiner. The firm has six partners and three other professionals who offer services in the areas of legal, tax and compliance. The firm assists clients and companies in all tax matters, including VAT and customs.

 

 

Services

Contact

Andreas Müller
Tax Partner

T +41 41 726 99 71
Email
VCard
CV (PDF)

Secretariat

Rahel Ulrich
Assistant

T +41 41 726 99 74
Email

Publications

  • Corporate Tax

    Tax Proposal 17 (TP17)

    Inputförderung: Forschung und Entwicklung im Ausland EXPERT FOCUS 2016 ǀ 11 2016

    PDF

  • Tax Proposal 17 (TP17)

    Leitfaden für eine steuerliche Inputförderung von Forschung und Entwicklung - Vorschlag für die konkrete Ausgestaltung im Rahmen der Unternehmenssteuerreform III ASA 84 | 4 2015

    PDF

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