TAX ADVICE & TAX LITIGATION

Our services

Our services in the sphere of tax law include comprehensive consultancy and support, inter alia, on the following issues:

  • Tax aspects of operations associated with management of business in Russia
    • Tax aspects of financing of business, analysis of tax efficiency of financing tools;
    • Business restructuring (including sale of assets or business segments, outsourcing),  etc.
  • International Tax Planning
    • Development of a tax-efficient ownership, management and operations structure
    • Structuring of profit repatriation
    • Structuring of inbound and outbound investments
  • Tax aspects of M&A transactions
    • Pre-acquisition tax due diligence, recommendations in respect of necessary restructuring
    • Development of the deal structure from the tax perspective
    • Analysis and recommendations in respect of the conditions of the agreements and other documentation on sale and purchase of business from the tax perspective
    • Acquisition structures and LBO modeling for private equity, etc.
  • Transfer pricing
    • Develop transfer-pricing guidelines for intra-group cross-border transactions
    • Transfer-pricing diagnostics
    • Drafting documentation to justify the arm’s length nature of applied prices for tax purposes
    • Examine intra-group supply chain and modify production and sales network
  • Indirect taxation
    • Estimate VAT cash flows over the life of a project
    • Speed up VAT recovery for transactions
  • Taxation of individuals and reporting
    • Individual tax planning, including international tax advice
    • Development of remuneration package structures and long-term incentive plans from the tax perspective
    • Tax aspects of hiring expatriate personnel and sending Russian employees abroad
  • Customs rules and regulations
    • Issues concerning customs value, tariff classification, country of origin, customs risk management, cost-cutting related to customs clearance
    • Support in obtaining customs permissions and clarifications
    • Out-of-court and in-court customs dispute resolution
  • Tax dispute resolution
    • Out-of-court and in-court tax dispute resolution
    • Monitoring the enforcement of arbitrazh court rulings
    • Issues concerning criminal proceedings for tax crimes
  • Preparation of tax reports and financial statements