Regular follow up of the clients’ operations in order to obtain the safest and most efficient solution under a tax perspective, comprising several actions, such as:
- Planning the operations held by the client to identify the most economic and efficient way to handle the issues involved;
- Review of tax procedures in order to verify whether the tax legislation is being properly applied so to identify and maximize the offset of tax credits and exclude or reduce possible liabilities;
- Advisory on matters related to tax law, seeking to solve the clients’ doubts and questions concerning taxes that levy on corporate operations;
- Advisory on mergers and acquisitions, structures of investment funds and national and international financial operations. Definition of ideal models to implement projects in Brazil, definition of business models, presentation and implementation of solutions to reduce the tax burden by means of corporate restructurings and contractual/operational adjustments;
- Advisory on operations related to inheritance planning and wealth protection;
- Creation, development and follow up of requests related to special regimes of ICMS (tax on circulation of goods), IPI (tax on manufactured products), ISS (tax on services), PIS and COFINS (VAT tax) in industrial and commercial operations;
- Creation, development and follow up of tax opinions with respect to the correct application of tax by tax authorities;
- Advisory on tax related to foreign trade (import and export), creation and development of requests for special customs regime, review of the customs procedures used by the client, preparation of manuals;
- Creation and participation in tax committees to medium-large size clients; and
- Specific follow up of tax legislation for clients and representatives of specific economic areas in order to provide update as to news related to tax.
We are fully aware that any operation in which the client is involved requires a thorough analysis of tax matters. Therefore, both tax advisory and tax litigation should be used as means to enable the client’s business.