Lawyer and tax consultant Dr. Helge Jacobs completed his studies in law and business administration in Graz and Passau, before working as a research assistant at the Chair of Administrative and Constitutional Law, in particular Finance and Tax Law of Prof. Dr. Hartmut Söhn (Passau), where he completed his doctorate on a topic relating to turnover tax law. After his second state law examination, he started working for a Big Four auditing and tax consulting firm (Serviceline Indirect Tax) in Düsseldorf. After working for more than 10 years at Big Four companies (Serviceline Indirect Tax), where he was most recently responsible for the area of audit-related (process-oriented) VAT consulting in the DACH region as Executive Director, he initially moved to a major international law firm, where he acted as Counsel in the Tax Law department as the central point of contact for all issues in the area of Indirect Tax, where he focused on providing VAT advice to financial services providers and on all aspects of corporate acquisitions and real estate transactions.
Since February 2019, Dr. Helge Jacobs has been working as a partner at WTS in Munich; his focus is on VAT law (structuring and defense advice), in particular on the conception and implementation of tax ICS as well as on the support of opposition and tax court litigation.
As a lecturer at the University of Passau, as a permanent contributor to the journal VAT Law and with his numerous publications in professional journals, he reaches a wide audience.
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