The United Arab Emirates - as well as the other GCC states - offer numerous opportunities for growth and success. DELTAKAP is your german partner on site for specialized tax advice and business consultancy.

We offer 

  • Specialisation in international tax law and VAT law of UAE & GCC States
  • On-site presence German tax consultancy with own offices in UAE since 2014
  • Large network in legal matters (e.g. company law, labour law, etc.)

When to consult us

You are an entrepreneur

  • and run a medium-sized company?
  • and would like to expand into the MENA region?
  • and want to benefit from the central geographical location between Europe and Asia (HUB)?

You are a private person

  • and have received an attractive job offer?
  • and would like to relocate your residence to the UAE?

For companies


  • Tax structuring advice on foreign expansion
  • Advice on VAT law UAE and other GCC states
  • VAT compliance and support during tax audits
  • Preparation of current payroll & financial accounting
  • Preparation of the local annual financial statements according to IFRS
  • Support & audit of the ESR (Economic Substance Regulations) regulations
  • Company Set-up in UAE (incl. bank account)

Specialist Topics

Expansion abroad: Important issues to consider


Expansion abroad: Here's what you should watch out for

We have compiled 9 important topics, that should be considered when internationalising.

Place of management of UAE-companies

Ort der Geschäftsleitung von VAE-Gesellschaften
Ort der Geschäftsleitung von VAE-Gesellschaften

Well chosen is half spent...

The Emirates are a popular place for business expansion. To ensure that UAE-companies do not have to pay tax on their profits, you should know the tax traps of German legislation.

For private Clients


  • Tax advice on departure and return 
  • Support in the preparation of tax returns in the DACH-countries with continued limited tax liability

Specialist Topics

Departing to the UAE

Wegzug in die VAE
Wegzug in die VAE

Moving away - mind early tax preparations

Moving out of Germany brings some changes with it. Make your tax preparations for your stay abroad in good time. Get first tips on tax, law & social security here.

Working in the UAE

Arbeiten in den VAE
Arbeiten in den VAE

Is working in the UAE tax-free?

Although the Emirates are considered to be largely tax-free, working abroad in the Gulf region holds some tax traps. These are the issues you should be aware of regarding tax and DTAs.

Residence trap in the DTA with the UAE

Dual residence - risk of double taxation

In the event of a posting, transfer or relocation to the UAE, retaining German residence can become a tax trap.

Real estate income from Germany

Immobilieneinkünfte VAE
Immobilieneinkünfte VAE

Moving from Germany to the UAE

Is your move from Germany to the UAE completed? Have you settled the taxation issue of your German assets (e.g. real estate)? Contact us for support.

Your key contact

Ralf Löbker

DELTAKAP International Tax Consulting

Managing Director, Tax Consultant, LL.M. (International Tax Law), CPAA (United Arab Emirates)


DELTAKAP Planning & Projects GmbH
DELTAKAP Planning & Projects GmbH

Coaching Series

Is your company ready for inter-nationalisation? We offer individual coaching for decision-makers.

DELTAKAP Planning & Projects GmbH
DELTAKAP Planning & Projects GmbH

Leap into new markets
Example UAE

Small and medium-sized companies are less likely to export. Yet they could be successful on international markets.