Tax advisory

Sound tax advice that addresses core business needs

Arendt’s highly experienced tax team provides individualised advice to local and international clients in all areas of taxation, whether domestic or cross-border, serving clients including financial institutions and investment managers, private equity and real estate funds, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance and reinsurance companies, and multinational corporations.

Our tax team has extensive experience and in-depth knowledge in the field of direct and indirect taxation, and particular expertise in tax planning and transactional tax matters. We provide high added-value solutions to our clients that address their core business needs and concerns.

Arendt’s tax lawyers and advisors can explore thoughtfully innovative ways to achieve, in a proactive manner, the most tax-efficient and secure solutions within the required time frame.

How we can help you

Our scope covers the full range of tax consulting services, focusing mainly on corporate income tax and value-added tax, including the development and conception of tax-efficient structures for corporate and financial transactions, the preparation of advance tax agreement requests to the Luxembourg authorities, and tax due diligence.

In an increasingly complex tax environment, we conduct multi-jurisdictional surveys and implement cross-border transactions in collaboration with tax advisors abroad. If tax controversies arise, we can help in audits, administrative appeals and court actions.

Our tax practice group has impressive credentials in major business dealings including mergers and acquisitions, company reorganisation, joint ventures, private equity deals and real estate transactions. Thanks to a thorough understanding of the asset management sector, our tax lawyers and advisors are regularly involved in structuring all types of investment fund, ensuring investors and promoters receive the maximum financial benefit and optimal tax treatment.

We provide tax advice in the areas of insurance, asset finance and leasing, e-commerce and telecommunications, cross-border securitisation, structured finance, derivatives and other financial products. We also assist clients regarding employee benefits and executive compensation.

In keeping with the spirit of the Arendt group, our tax practitioners provide integrated and seamless services in close collaboration with colleagues in other practice areas, especially for complex transactions.

Our services at a glance

We have longstanding and widely recognised experience in areas including:

  • Tax advice, focusing mainly on domestic and international corporate income tax and value-added tax, as well as private clients and operational tax matters including CRS, FATCA and country-by-country reporting
  • Tax structuring
  • Advice on tax strategy
  • Reviewing the tax-effectiveness and sustainability of business structures
  • Advice on the tax implications of proposed transactions
  • Assistance with reorganisation of a business
  • Reviewing tax aspects of offering documents or other legal documentation
  • Dealing with tax authorities, for example the filing of advance tax agreements or resolving disputes
  • Assistance in pre-litigation and litigation matters

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