Tax law

Tax law

The “Tax law” department works with its clients, both companies and individuals, in order to secure and optimise the tax management of their current or exceptional operations; it has developed recognised expertise in the field of wealth taxation and SMEs/mid-tier firms.

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Taxation affects the lives of companies and individuals on a daily basis, and is an essential parameter of any strategic decision.

The “Tax law” department works with its clients in order to secure and optimise the tax management of their current or exceptional operations.

It also helps them with their relations with the tax department, and represents them before the courts in case of tax disputes.

It is most notably active in the following domains :

Corporate taxation :

  • handling of recurring tax matters involved in corporate taxation (CT, VAT, local taxes),
  • set-up and monitoring of a tax integration procedure,
  • fiscal safeguarding and optimisation of operations including mergers-acquisitions, restructuring and corporate reorganisations,
  • preparation of preventive audits or acquisition audits,
  • set-up of incentive arrangements for directors and employees (stock options, BSCPE, AGA, “management package”),
  • definition and safeguarding of the transfer price policy,
  • set-up of French companies abroad, and foreign investments in FRANCE,
  • requests for approvals and tax-related advance rulings,
  • optimisation of tax credits (research tax credit, etc.),
  • fiscal optimisation of transnational flows.

Wealth taxation :

  • Taxation of earnings and property assets
  • Transmissions & successions (national and international context)
  • Transmissions of companies, notably in a family context
  • Real estate taxation
  • Tax audits regarding the fiscal structuring of property assets
  • Income tax / wealth tax / IFI declarations for French residents and non-residents
  • Delocalization, expatriation, impatriation
  • Family governance,
  • Leveraged family operations (OBO, FBO),
  • Trusts,
  • Philanthropy within a context of asset structuring (endowment fund, French and foreign foundations, etc.)
  • Regularisation of foreign assets

Pre-litigation & Disputes (regarding corporate taxation and wealth taxation) :

  • assistance in the event of tax audits,
  • negotiation and settlement with the tax department,
  • preparation and drafting of complaints involving litigation,
  • representation before all administrative or judicial authorities,
  • disputes involving collections.

When performing its services, the department can naturally rely on support from the firm’s other areas of expertise (departments including “Corporate law – Mergers-acquisitions”, “Non-profit organisations and social entrepreneurship”, “Real estate law”, etc.), as well as a broad network of foreign correspondents.

Rankings of the department

  • LEGAL 500 EMEA 2020, Tax, Tier 5/5
  • LEGAL 500 Paris 2020 - Tier 5/5
  • DÉCIDEURS 2019 - Financial and tax strategies
    Asset taxation - Unbeatable 3/3
    Research and innovation taxation & Research tax credit - Unbeatable 3/3
    Financial transaction tax – Excellent 3/3
  • Trophées du Droit 2020 : Corporate taxation – Bronze award

News

PRESS RELEASE – 3 new Counsels for DELSOL Avocats

DELSOL Avocats is delighted to announce the promotion to Counsel status of : Léa ZÉRILLI in the Tax department, Raphaël ORY in the Corporate – Mergers & Acquisitions department and the arrival of Cécile BUZY, Counsel, within the Employment law –Social welfare law department. Léa ZÉRILLI assists individuals and family groups in the context of...

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Option Droit & Affaires Tax law rankings

DELSOL Avocats is proud to be ranked by Option Droit & Affaires in the following categories : Corporate taxation disputes and assistance in tax adjustments : * Transactional tax : ** Transfer pricing : ***

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Bloomberg Tax Transfer Pricing Forum Spring/Summer 2020

Julien MONSENEGO contributes to the Spring/Summer 2020 Transfer Pricing Forum with an impact analysis of the COVID crisis with regards to transfer prices and international taxation. Read more

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PRESS RELEASE - KING JOUET’s historical shareholder takes over MAXI TOYS

PRESS RELEASE - DELSOL Avocats advised NEW MT, a company controlled by the historical shareholder of KING JOUET, a European leader in the toy industry, and managed by Philippe GUEYDON, in the context of its takeover offer over MAXI TOYS (200 stores for the most part located in France and Belgium) subject to judicial reorganization proceedings...

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