Urtz

Prof. Dr. Christoph Urtz

Counsel
Diwok Hermann Petsche Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG

Biography

Prof. Dr. Christoph Urtz is a member of Baker McKenzie's Austria Tax Practice Group. Prior to joining the Vienna office in 2015, he served as chair for the department of tax law at the University of Salzburg and as a lawyer in a leading Austrian law firm, in leading CEE law firms, and a Big Four professional services firm. In addition to his practice Prof. Dr. Urtz frequently publishes articles in professional journals as well as newspapers.

Practice Focus

Prof. Dr. Urtz concentrates on a broad spectrum of corporate and international tax law, real estate taxation, tax proceedings and financial criminal law. He has handled cases involving a wide variety of domestic and international issues, including cross-border restructuring and real estate transactions.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Fiscal Association - Member
  • Austrian Chamber for Tax Advisors - Corresponding Member, Scientific Tax Board
  • German Association of Tax Lawyers (DStJG) - Member

Admissions

  • Austria (2011)

Education

  • University of Salzburg (Habilitation) (2009)
  • University of Vienna (Dr. iur.) (2001)
  • University of Vienna (Mag. iur.) (1997)
  • University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna (Mag. rer. soc. oec.) (1996)

Languages

  • English
  • German

News, Events & Publications

Die mündliche Verhandlung im Beschwerdeverfahren vor den Verwaltungsgerichten nach der BAO sowie im Verfahren vor dem VwGH - Verfahrensrecht und grundrechtliche Anforderungen (gemeinsam mit Hofrat Dr. Franz Philipp Sutter), in Koran/Moser (Hrsg), Die BAO im Zentrum der Finanzverwaltung. Festschrift für Christoph Ritz (2015) 309 ff

Kommentierung des § 9 KStG (Gruppenbesteuerung), in Bergmann/Bieber (Hrsg), Körperschaftsteuergesetz – Update-Kommentar, 2015

Public oral hearing in tax procedure – Austria and Sweden in comparison (gemeinsam mit Univ.-Prof. Dr. Eleonor Kristoffersson), Svensk Skattetidning, 3/2015, 237 ff

Die Aufhebungsgründe im Revisionsverfahren, in Holoubek/Lang (Hrsg),Das Verfahren vor dem Verwaltungsgerichtshof (2015) 129 ff.

Steuerreform 2015. Die Immobilienwirtschaft steht auf der Verliererseite (gemeinsam mit Dr. Stephan Größ, Head of Real Estate, Baker & McKenzie Wien), Immobilienmagazin 6.15, 56 f.

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