Member of Managing Board
Jürgen Scholz, Certified Tax Advisor, Dipl.-Finw., M.B.L.-HSG (Univ. St. Gallen)is Member of the Excecutive Board at WTS in Germany.
To drive the further growth of the WTS Global Indirect Tax Network that is present in more than 100 countries around the globe he has been elected as Global Head of Indirect Tax. The international VAT practice has been awarded by the International Tax Review in 2017, 2018 and 2019 as European Indirect Tax Firm of the Year.
He started his professional career with the German tax authorities before he joined a Big4 to specialize in valued added taxes.
As a result of his particular focus on the financial services industry he then became responsible for indirect taxes at Dresdner Bank AG focusing on transaction work, holding structures and VAT-neutral outsourcing projects.
Back from his in-house role into the advisory world he focuses on process-related & risk-mananaging projects as the implementation of tax-engines, tax control frameworks and the cash-efficient redesign of supply chain structures.
Beside his client work Jürgen Scholz is member of the advisory council to Germanys leading VAT journal (Umsatzsteuer-Rundschau) and board member of the scientific organization on VAT in Germany (UmsatzsteuerForum e.V.). In several journals he was recognized as one of the leading VAT practitioners in Germany.