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Correct tax accounting and effective tax planning

Correct tax accounting and effective tax planning play one of the key roles in any successful business. In view of the difficult, contradictory and volatile legislation of Ukraine, it is very important to always keep abreast of the latest tax novelties, interpretation and tax law application practices, and to understand the possibilities of tax optimization.

Vast experience in tax consulting

Foreign and Ukrainian companies, large holdings with foreign capital, foreign representative offices, private entrepreneurs and private individuals entrust Arzinger with handling their taxation-related matters.

Arzinger’s vast experience in tax consulting, both under Ukrainian and international law as well as its industrial focus (information technology, agribusiness, real estate and construction, life sciences & healthcare, etc.) allow its lawyers to provide comprehensive support to clients’ operations, with due regard to the specifics of each individual business. Our tax lawyers are actively involved in the work of business associations (IFA, EBA, ACC, ICC, IBA, ABA, IT Ukraine, etc.), have extensive experience in conducting workshops, business breakfasts, speaking at specialized conferences.

Services
  • advice on corporate taxation in Ukraine as well as in foreign jurisdictions
  • advice on taxation of foreign representative offices
  • advice on taxation of individuals, including foreigners, in Ukraine and abroad
  • advice on specifics of taxation for international agreements and agreements with non-residents, including on currency regulations and control
  • interpretation and practical application of international agreements on avoidance of double taxation
  • analysis of contractual arrangement of individual transactions and clients’ business schemes, audits of tax accounting on business transactions to identify and minimize potential tax risks
  • advice on contractual and corporate structuring and business restructuring for M&A transactions, achievement of other goals as part of tax planning
  • representation of clients before tax authorities, including on individual tax advice
  • support of inspections by supervisory authorities, appeals against their illegal actions
  • support in administrative and judicial appeals against decisions and actions of tax authorities

 

1. Legal opinions and memos on taxation

  • analysis of existing or planned business models of clients’ activities, taking into account the tax implications of various transactions
  • development of optimal business models with explanation of their advantages and disadvantages in the economic, legal and tax contexts
  • analysis of tax implications of various transactions (sale and purchase, supply, lease, loan, various service, agency, licensing, import and export transactions, etc)
  • advice on tax non-residence of individuals as well on the legal regulation of investments abroad

 

2.Advice on business restructuring as well as on the tax aspect of corporate relations

  • advice on  taxation of Ukrainian business sale transactions, taking into account the provisions of international agreements
  • analysis of tax implications and legal support for mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, liquidation, etc

 

3.Drafting documents for clients’ business activities

  • drafting agreements taking into account their tax implications (sale and purchase, supply, lease, loan, various service, agency, licensing, software development, import and export contracts etc)
  • drafting sets of documents confirming a company’s right to expenses for tax purposes in advertising and marketing activities

 

4.Support in clients’ legal relationships with supervisory authorities, support in tax disputes

  • preparation of substantiated explanations in response to written requests from a tax inspectorate
  • preparation of requests to supervisory authorities for obtaining individual tax consultations
  • advice on proving the legality and validity of transactions in disputes with tax authorities
  • legal support in inspections, administrative and judicial appeals against decisions of supervisory authorities, representation of clients in disputes with supervisory authorities

 

5.Trainings, workshops

  • for top managers and company employees on taxation and legal relations with supervisory authorities

 

6.International tax structuring

  • advice on the international tax structuring of holding companies
  • development of international corporate structures
  • establishment of international corporate structures and support of their activities
Clients

Softline, Servier, Leroy Merlin, Porsche, Hoerbiger, MSD, Sandoz, AbbVie, Baxter, Scania, Camper, SUN InBev, Nufarm, Euralis, Sensient Flavors, Syngenta, Pernod Ricard, Adecco

 

Our clients about us:

“We really appreciate the high professionalism of Arzinger’s lawyers, their individual approach to solving the client’s problem as well as their goal-orientedness and prompt response to any task set. We would like to thank Arzinger, especially its tax lawyers, for the fruitful cooperation.” — Softline

“We can recommend Arzinger as a reliable and professional legal partner in the field of tax law. We thank the team of Arzinger for competent and highly professional advice that is of special importance in working with such a complex market as Ukraine.” — Scania

“The goal-orientedness, dedication and commitment shown by the tax team of Arzinger ensure the effective solution of any issues our company is concerned with.” — Euralis