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Hannes Gurtner is head of the VAT department and specializes in providing comprehensive advice to companies that operate within Austria and across borders. His main areas of focus are tax law in general, corporate transactions, and all matters related to Austrian and European VAT law.


Further, Hannes Gurtner is a partner with the international VAT Forum CV. Owing to his years of experience in the area of European VAT law, he is in high demand as an advisor for many international companies either operating or wishing to operate across borders.


Hannes Gurtner is a lecturer at numerous seminars and symposiums, he holds workshops in companies and education institutions, and regularly publishes on special tax law issues, especially those relating to VAT law and his specialist areas.


He is a business economist, tax advisor, and auditor, and has been a partner at LeitnerLeitner since 2006. On October 1, 2014, he was appointed a member of the European Commission’s VAT Expert Group.


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