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Binding information on the fulfilment of individual requirements for admission to the tax consultant examination or for exemption from the tax consultant examination


Legally binding written information on the fulfilment of individual requirements for admission to the examination or for exemption from the examination as a tax advisor can be provided by the competent authority upon request.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the Chamber of Tax Consultants in whose district the applicant works full-time or, if the applicant does not carry out any activity, has his/her predominant residence. If this place is located abroad, the Chamber of Tax Consultants in whose district the intended professional establishment in Germany is located is responsible. If the intended professional establishment is located abroad, the Chamber of Tax Consultants to which admission to the examination was applied for is responsible.

Which documents are required?

  • Attachments according to tax consultant examination (or shortened examination, aptitude test, exemption depending on the circumstances of the application),
    • CV with precise personal details and professional career,
    • appropriate documents (examination certificates, employers' certificates - with information on the nature and scope of the practical activity) in the original or in a public/officially certified copy

What are the fees?

A non-binding telephone consultation or answering questions by e-mail to the responsible office is usually free of charge. This service is only available for questions that can be answered quickly and do not require further research.

Fee: 200,00 EUR
Payment in advance: No
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What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

There are no deadlines to be observed.

Applications / forms

Legally binding written information must be expressly requested. For this purpose, the official form "Application for binding information" must be used.

Technically approved by

Chamber of Tax Consultants Lower Saxony

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)