Tax and Estate Planning

Our firm advises on the tax aspects of all types of transactions as well as provides efficient structuring solution thereto. We help our clients comply with all their tax-related requirements – rulings, treaty relief applications, tax audits, tax assessments and refund claims, including customs duty assessments and refund claim. We also provide specialized advice on estate planning, and employee compensation and retirement benefits.

In addition, we have a thorough knowledge of all aspects of land titling. We have expertise in special land issues, especially those that restrict its disposition and use, including nationality restriction on ownership. We have advised mining and land companies on the impact of classification restrictions and agrarian reform laws, and have helped them formulate business plans that achieve compliance, manage risks and produce satisfactory business results. The disposition or utilization of real property may trigger a number of tax and appraisal issues, and we are experts on these issues, whether in the context of financing, investment or sale transactions.