Examination as a tax consultant Shortening Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Those who meet the requirements can take the tax advisor examination in a condensed form upon request. The application for a shortened examination shall be submitted together with the application for admission for examination.

  • Curriculum vitae with details of the person and career
  • Passport picture (not older than one year)
  • certified copy of the examination certificates
  • Diplomas and qualifications on the statutory prerequisites for the examination as a tax consultant
  • certified copy of certificates and activity certificates of previous professional activity, in particular information on the nature and extent of the activity in the field of taxes administered by the federal or state tax authorities
  • Evidence of working time
  • In addition, a certificate from the Chamber of Auditors is required to prove that the applicant is an auditor or a sworn accountant or has passed the audit as an auditor/auditor or sworn accountant.

The application for authorisation must be requested in writing or orally from the competent authority.


  • applicant is
    • Auditor/auditor,
    • sworn accountant/sworn accountant, or
    • Applicant who has passed the examination as an auditor/auditor or sworn accountant

Related Links

  • Section 37a paragraph 1 Tax Advisory Act (StBerG)
  • Section 1 et seq. Ordinance on the Implementation of the Regulations on Tax Advisors, Tax Agents and Tax Consulting Companies (StBDV)

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