For more than 20 years Christina Rinne has specialised in national and international value added tax, customs and excise duties.

She frequently lectures on Swiss and European VAT matters.

Christina Rinne is distinguished by Chambers Global 2018 as a Leading Individual in Tax and as a Tax Expert with Foreign Expertise.


Christina Rinne advises clients on all aspects of indirect tax law and represents them in dealings with the tax authorities and before the administrative courts, including making their operations more VAT-efficient and improving cash-flow, structuring their cross-border activities, M&A and finance, and real estate transactions, dealing with indirect tax disputes and negotiating rulings with the relevant tax authorities, and keeping up with changes in indirect tax legislation and related risks and opportunities. Additionally, she focuses on advising customs issues, in particular, connected with import VAT.

  • IFA International Fiscal Association
  • ICPA International Compliance Professional Association
  • UmsatzsteuerForum e.V.
  • SAV Swiss Bar Association
  • ZAV Zurich Bar Association
  • Dusseldorf Chamber of Tax Consultants
  • Dusseldorf Bar Association

Market Perception

  • Sources say that Christina Rinne has “a deep understanding of business needs” and is able to “suggest practical next steps based on the legal findings to get the best possible outcome."

    Chambers Global 2018
  • … brilliant for VAT, offers first class advice.

    Chambers Europe 2016

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