Carola Peyer

Senior Tax Advisor


Carola Peyer advises corporate clients regarding national and international tax matters, with special focus on reorganizations, redomiciliations as well as real estate entities and real estate transactions. Before joining MME she was working for a Big-Four company for 8 years. She was a team member of the International Corporate Tax team and further supported many multidisciplinary projects as a project manager.

Business activities

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


Swiss Tax Academy
University of Zurich (lic. iur.)


  • German
  • English

Practical Experience

since 2014
Senior Tax Advisor at MME
KPMG AG, Zurich


  • Swiss Branch International Fiscal Association (IFA)


The ‘very good’ team at MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance regularly advises on tax-efficient restructurings and investments.

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.