Tax Law

We represent our clients in tax court proceedings and out-of-court tax disputes, provide defence in criminal tax proceedings and advise on tax structuring. The former President of the Saarland Fiscal Court, Prof. Dr Bilsdorfer, is a proven expert in the field of tax law.

Prof. Dr. Peter Bilsdorfer Lawyer / Former President of the Fiscal Court

Focus areas

Career trajectory

  • Studied law at the University of Saarland
  • 1978 Worked in the senior civil service of the tax authorities
  • 1984 Judge at the Saarland Fiscal Court
  • 1994 Lecturer at the Faculty of Law at Saarland University
  • 1996 Doctorate (Dr. jur.) on a tax topic
  • 2007 Vice President of the Saarland Fiscal Court
  • 2008 Appointment as honorary professor at Saarland University
  • 2013 President of the Fiscal Court of the Saarland
  • Working as a tax lawyer since March 2017


  • Part-time journalist (mainly on tax issues) for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Welt am Sonntag, Süddeutsche Zeitung and Saarbrücker Zeitung, among others;
  • Wikipedia 

  • Handbook for criminal tax and fine proceedings, Verlag Neue Wirtschafts-Briefe 1988
  • AO-Taschenbuch (Tax Code), Law. Decrees. Case law. Explanations, NWB Verlag 1999
  • Die Informationsquellen und -wege der Finanzverwaltung, Verlag Erich Schmidt, 8th edition 2009
  • Steueramnestie - was tun?, Verlag Wirtschaft, Recht u. Steuern 1989 (together with Geckle/Neufang)
  • Der Steuerberater im Steuerstrafverfahren, Haufe 1993 (together with Weyand)
  • Handbuch des steuerlichen Einspruchsverfahrens, Verlag Erich Schmidt, 2nd ed. 2008 (together with Morsch/Schwarz)
  • How do I conduct tax court proceedings? Preliminary legal protection - filing a lawsuit - trial - appeal, Erich Schmidt Verlag, 8th ed. 2016 (together with Schwarz/Hardenbicker/Morsch)
  • The arm's length tax comparison for agreements between related parties, Verlag Erich Schmidt 1996
  • No fear of the tax office, dtv 2000 (together with Weyand)
  • Steuerrecht, eine Einführung für Juristen und Ökonomen, Verlag Erich Schmidt, 4th edition 2001 (together with Dölfel/Weimann)
  • Numerous articles in professional journals (a selection can be found here)