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Tax Planning and Transactional

van Berings’ Tax Team provides Clients with sophisticated and practical advice on tax planning, tax strategies for transactions and cross-border issues, always coordinating its efforts with other attorneys of different practice groups to provide a team approach to each client matter including:

  • Cross-border direct investments
  • Domestic and cross-border mergers, spinoffs, acquisitions, joint ventures and start-ups
  • Tax Due Diligence and Audits
  • Derivatives and other financial products
  • International capital markets transactions
  • Investment funds, including private equity funds and hedge funds
  • Restructurings and bankruptcies
  • Project and lease financings
  • Real estate transactions and financings, including REITs
  • Structured financings
  • Stock and cash based incentives
  • Patent Box
  • Tax-exempt and non-profit organizations
  • VAT related matters
  • Custom Duties
  • International Tax planning
  • Transfer Pricing matters
  • Foreign Tax Credits

Several attorneys and certified tax advisors of van Berings’ Tax Team have extensive tax-related administrative and experience or have served as tax enforcement officers.

Relying on own offices and a selected network of partner firms abroad and other leading local tax advisers, we ensure that highly complex cross-border assignments succeed in any country with a remarkable combined value in approaching variety of multijurisdictional tax matters.

Tax Controversy and Litigation

Our attorneys of the van Berings’ Tax Team assist clients in resolving high-stakes, complex tax controversies, both at trial and on appeal, as well as through the administrative process. We represent clients at every level and in every kind of dispute resolution with tax authorities, including at audit, in administrative appeal, in mediation and arbitration, and in international matters in competent authority situations handling all forms of disputes across all sectors, including:

  • direct and indirect tax and customs duty issues
  • information exchange, treaty disputes and other cross-border issues
  • disclosure facilities
  • transfer pricing disputes
  • tax warranty and indemnity claims and other commercial tax disputes

In addition, seamlessly working together with our van Berings’ White-Collar Defense and Investigations Team, they advise and defend Clients in criminal investigations and under criminal indictment in tax fraud proceedings.