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Tax

Our Polish tax lawyers advise domestic and international clients from key industry sectors on all aspects of tax law, including structuring transactions and reorganisations, tax audits carried out by tax authorities, penal fiscal issues, public-private partnerships (PPP) and public procurements. We also assist individuals on tax structuring of local and cross-border investments.

As part of our global tax group, we work across borders with lawyers around the world to provide a full business law service, covering all areas of tax planning, investigation and litigation services to companies and industries of all sizes.

Areas of work

  • Capital markets and financial instruments
  • Corporate and partnership tax
  • Corporate tax planning
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Excise duty
  • International tax law
  • Investment funds, trusts and estates/private wealth
  • M&A
  • Personal taxation and social security contributions, including executive compensation and employee benefit plans
  • Real estate
  • Sector taxes (e.g. banking tax, retail tax)
  • Transfer pricing
  • Witholding tax
  • VAT and transfer tax

Our recent work

  • We advised a big Polish company specialising in the marketing of medical products and dietary supplements in relation to a tax audit. Our support also covered the preparation of internal procedures aiming at minimising a tax risk. (March – June 2016)
  • We advised a Polish distribution company on issues related to transfer pricing litigation, including the verification of a transfer pricing model by local tax authorities.
  • We advised a Polish public company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange on issues related to the transfer of rights to future payments from a pool of receivables to another party in return for remuneration. The transaction was aimed at improving a cash flow of the initiator.
  • We advised a Polish company (part of an international capital group) on a dispute related to tax implications of a cash pooling system. The dispute resulted from tax rulings issued by the Polish Minister of Finance applied for by the client. The case was analysed by the Polish District Administrative Court that supported the Minister of Finance’s standpoint. The case is waiting for being resolved by the Supreme Administrative Court.