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The task of the tax investigation is to investigate tax crimes and tax offences as well as the detection and investigation of unknown tax cases.

The task of the tax investigation is to investigate tax crimes and tax offences as well as the detection and investigation of unknown tax cases. It determines both the tax bases and the criminally significant circumstances. If tax evasion is suspected, anyone can file a complaint with the tax investigation department. Anonymous ads are also possible. However, named ads usually have a higher chance of success because they allow queries.

The Fines and Criminal Cases Office is the "Public Prosecutor's Office" of the Tax Office. It conducts investigations in criminal tax proceedings and can apply for penalty orders or issue fines. In certain cases, it cooperates with the public prosecutor's office. It is also responsible for processing voluntary disclosures.

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  • §§ 369 ff. Tax Code (AO)
  • Code of Criminal Procedure (StPO),
  • Criminal Code (StGB),
  • Administrative Offences Act (OWiG)

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  • §§ 369 ff. AO
  • StPO
  • Criminal Code
  • OWiG

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