Tax advisory on transactions involving the sale and purchase of shares, businesses and assets covers:

- assessment of the tax implications of investments and ventures carried out,

- assistance with developing tax effective investment strategies, financing models and capital and business restructuring scenarios,

- transaction advisory covering due diligence, transaction structuring, analysis of transaction documentation and tax advisory during integration,

- advisory on taxation of management and key personnel in connection with a planned investment or restructuring,

- tax structuring of investments carried out by a public-private partnership and preparation of investments.

At the tax planning stage we take into account not only tax implications but also legal effects and restrictions and key accounting aspects. As regards optimisation of tax burdens for both day-to-day and one-off operations, we offer:

- development and implementation of plans to optimise tax on business activity and support in mitigating tax risks and building up long-term tax strategies,

- preparing businesses for transactions involving the sale of shares and other assets, taking into account tax minimisation opportunities.

As regards tax cases and disputes we advise at every stage of the proceedings and our experience enables us to plan operations while optimising tax and facilitating a defence in the event of tax proceedings. We offer:

- pre-inspection taxpayer preparation for tax or customs inspections,

- advice during inspections and tax and customs proceedings,

- comprehensive services in injunction and enforcement proceedings in tax-related matters,

- full-range services in tax crime proceedings.


Ilir I. Shala

Founder & Managing Partner
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