Wolfgang Schmid is a partner and tax advisor specializing in consulting for art & culture companies / artists, real estate, private foundations.
He was born 1963 in Vienna, where he attended school and university. After his studies of law at the University of Vienna and the subsequent legal practice at the Higher Regional Court Vienna, he began his professional career in the Federal Ministry of Finance, before he decided on tax consultancy. Mr. Schmid joined ARTUS in 2011 and became Managing Director in 2012.
“Supporting clients on a sustainable basis on their way to entrepreneurial success – a dream job.” For ten years, he was managing director of a renowned Viennese accountancy firm where he was responsible for the establishment of a foreign branch office. To round off his professional activities, he regularly holds courses and lectures.
Wolfgang Schmid is married with two children. He is a passionate golf player. “The main reason why I am still a golf enthusiast: I am an assiduous worker who cannot be discouraged easily by failures, according to the motto: “It’s not about winning, it’s about growing”. Customer focus is important to him as well as commitment, flexibility, openness and trust. His motto is therefore: “I care”. He can do without a lunch break every now and then but never give up the pleasure of a piece of chocolate in the afternoon.