Tax law

our experience and expertise

Horten's tax group advises on all areas of Danish and international taxation of companies, foundations, associations and persons. We also conduct complaint procedures and advise on public taxation and charges. We have strong experience in conduction litigation before the tax appeals tribunal, the Danish National Tax Tribunal and the ordinary courts.

Many years of cooperating with international clients and law firms have given us in-depth knowledge of the challenges facing both Danish and foreign companies in an increasingly globalised market. Our unique network, experience and knowledge are valuable assets when developing solutions to companies with cross-border activities.

What we do

  • Purchase and sale of businesses
  • Establishment and conversion of businesses
  • Corporate tax
  • Group and joint taxation
  • Restructuring
  • Reorganisation
  • Ownership transfer
  • Taxation of real estate
  • Municipal taxes and charges, including service charges
  • The employer's obligations
  • Fringe benefits
  • Inpatriation and expatriation of employees
  • Inflow and outflow of residents
  • Complaints about decisions from SKAT
  • VAT and duties
  • Incentive schemes
  • Solution and business orientated tax advice.       
They are co-operative, productive, straightforward and goal-oriented.

Chambers Europe, 2017

I have been very impressed with their understanding of international matters and legal principles, which also gained respect from the counterparty and created a constructive negotiation environment.

Chambers Europe, 2017


New oil and gas strategy for the North Sea

4 July 2017

A new oil and gas strategy has been set out for the Danish part of the North Sea. The strategy was prepared in cooperation between the industry, the DEA and GEUS to ensure optimal exploitation of the Danish resources.

Horten advances in new Chambers and Legal 500 rankings

19 April 2017

In 2017, the leading international ranking agencies, Legal 500 and Chambers, are once again ranking Horten among the best law firms in Denmark.

Four new specialised attorneys at Horten

7 March 2017

Horten has appointed four new specialised attorneys having in-depth professional and commercial expertise within personal data law, environmental and planning law, energy and supply law and tax law.

Global Leaders in Law appoints Horten as exclusive partner for Denmark

10 January 2017

Global Leaders in Law, the leading global general counsel forum based in London, and Horten has announced partnership. Appointed as a global bronze partner, Horten will sponsor the activities of Global Leaders in Law in 2017.

Horten advances to Tier 2 in the 2017 edition of ITR World Tax

8 November 2016

In the recently published ITR World Tax 2017 - a highly regarded global guide for leading tax advisors covering law firms and auditing companies - Horten has advanced to Tier 2.

Horten assists VPK Packaging Group with acquisition of Peterson Packaging

3 October 2016

On 3 October 2016, the Belgian packaging manufacturer VPK Packaging Group acquired the Norwegian Peterson Packaging A/S from Pemco A/S and Unitel A/S.

NETS awards shares to approx. 2,500 employees

30 September 2016

In connection with the recent IPO, NETS, the leading supplier of payment solutions, awarded a total of 400,000 shares to approx. 2,500 employees.