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Tax return

We assist you with your German tax returns and with solving possible tax issues you might have here in Germany. We prepare your income tax return and keep your tax burden as low as possible.


We help you with complying with your VAT obligations in Germany (e.g. registration for tax purposes, VAT tax returns, etc.). With our experience of working in one of the leading VAT departments in Germany, we can answer all your questions concerning VAT issues in Germany.


If you live and work in Germany and haven´t made a will, yet, German law of succession will be applicable in case of death. We can help you with all your questions and issues regarding German inheritance law, for example how to avoid the application of German law in order to apply the law of your home country.

Other services

We are a tax consultant and law office that primarily advises on matters of tax law, inheritance law and law regarding fiscal offences. As laywers and tax consultant we also offer services in other fields, such as tenancy law, labor law, etc.

Ristau & Ristau

Jan Ristau

(Tax) lawyer since 2007
Tax advisor since 2011

Studies at the University of Potsdam, the University of Granada (Spain) and at the Humboldt University in Berlin.

Professional experience:
After his legal clerkship at the regional court in Düsseldorf, tax specialist Jan Ristau worked in different tax departments of big accounting firms, for example in the VAT department of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Since 2015 Jan Ristau runs his own law and tax office together with his wife in Düsseldorf.

German, English, Spanish

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Ristau & Ristau

Specialist lawyers and tax advisor


Address: Leostr. 31

40545 Düsseldorf-Oberkassel


Phone: (+49) (0)211 – 924 12 000

Fax: (+49) (0)211 – 924 12 009



Open on weekdays between 9 and 18 o´clock.

We also offer appointments after 18 o´clock and on Saturdays.



By car

Located in Düsseldorf-Oberkassel it is easy to get here from any direction.

Route Planner


There is free parking around our office. Normally it should always be possible to find a parking space. There is also a car park located at „Barbarossaplatz“ se puede utilizar como alternativa (distance from our office: 650m).

Public transportation

Click on the red pin in the map for more information.



Llegar en transporte público desde la estación central de Düsseldorf:

Cada línea de metro hacia D-Lörick, D-Am Seestern, Neuss o Krefeld: U74, U75, U76 oder U77.

Salida: Luegplatz – justo en la dirección de marcha, verá el restaurante „Prinzinger“: allí comienza el Leostraße

Tiempo de viage: 7 minutos