International Tax Law

International Tax Law

At Germela, our team of specialists, lawyers and tax consultants, are able to advise on tax across industries and inform you of the best tax-optimisation practices that can reduce your costs and avoid any penalties and fines for non-compliance.  We provide you with timely and efficient advice regarding tax risk management and tax efficient operations no matter the size or type of the entity in question.

Our team corresponds with the corporate and commercial advisory in order to ensure that your tax obligations are met at all stages: from incorporations, M&A (cross-border transactions) to restructuring and across all sectors: retail, healthcare, construction, real estate, financial institutions, hospitality to energy.

Our lawyers and tax consultants, with their extensive experience in dealing with income tax, corporate tax, business tax, GST and VAT across jurisdictions worldwide, including the Double Taxation Agreements (DTA) and special projects initiated by the OECD such as “Base Erosion and Profit Shifting” (BEPS), are able to provide you with advice in all aspects of tax law, including:

Providing comprehensive advice for implementation of tax schemes, including registration with concerned authorities and tax planning

  • We can answer all your tax related questions and provide you with a clear manual for your operational business (e.g. invoicing);
  • Initial analysis to determine if your business has an obligation to register for tax;
  • A full review of your current operations to ensure your business is fully complaint in terms of conditions for the respective tax;
  • Review of tax return and preparation process;
  • A full review of your documentation process;
  • Arranging de-registration from tax – where appropriate following a review of your business activities;
  • Efficient tax planning in order to maximise tax recovery and savings;
  • Good corporate governance as no audit independence issues;
  • Advising you on tax optimal group structures;
  • Advice on tax aspect of financial transactions and tax implications of acquisitions, expansions.

Filing of Periodical Returns and calculation of Tax liability in multiple jurisdictions

  • We calculate tax liability in all concerned jurisdictions and file the periodical tax Returns to the tax authorities and ensure that you will not miss any deadline for filing of tax Returns;

Representation before the tax authorities and the Court

  • As GERMELA is both a legal and tax consultancy, we are in a unique position to assist you at each step of the appeal proceedings. We will represent your organisation before, and negotiating on your behalf with, tax authorities in complex tax disputes.