A high level of expertise is required to fully understand and master the increasing number of laws and regulations, international tax treaties and concepts involved in tax law.
In order to provide high-quality services and support, our Tax Law team draws on a range of high added value skills in corporate, personal and wealth and asset taxation. It has ample capacity to provide first-class support in these areas, whether assisting individual or corporate clients in developing a tax strategy, anticipating and managing tax inspections or dealing with tax disputes of all kinds.
Our tax lawyers also work with the support of the firm’s other departments and an international network of law firms to structure your merger, divestiture, private equity and wealth and asset management transactions.
In an ever-changing regulatory and tax environment, it is essential to get advice from the best specialists to ensure that all aspects of one’s tax affairs and issues are secure and optimized. Our team of specialists has the ability to handle all such matters at both national and international levels:
We advise executives, managers, private clients and family offices on:
In partnership with our Corporate, Private Equity and Financing teams, we can provide you with unique expertise on the tax treatment of financial products, investment funds and project financing instruments.
Our specialists work closely with teams from our Corporate and Private Equity departments to offer the highest level of expertise regarding the tax implications of your national and international transactions (M&A, LBO, MBO, divestitures, restructurings, etc.). Depending on your needs, we can:
We have developed recognized expertise in the taxation of the property sector. We can assist you with all your tax issues at every stage of your projects:
The tax aspects of international expansion decisions are of crucial importance and must be considered very carefully. We can assist you with the configuration of your expansion strategy by comparing (benchmark) the tax arrangements and schemes of the target countries, providing a comprehensive analysis of the tax treaties between France and the countries concerned, and supporting you in all the administrative steps required to set up companies internationally.
We regularly work with major international groups. This collaboration has enabled us to develop sound experience in the management and optimization of international accounts. Depending on your requirements, we can assist you with:
Our teams can assist you with the auditing of your tax risks, advise you on risk minimization strategies, provide support during tax inspections, assist you in drafting replies to the authorities, help you find amicable solutions, or represent you before administrative or judicial courts. These activities include the following:
“August Debouzy ‘takes great care of its clients and is entirely devoted to them.’ The team, which consists of less than a dozen lawyers, has ‘very good contacts with the authorities.’ It assists French and international companies and investment funds with mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, tax reorganization plans and the management of tax disputes and inspections.”
Tax treatment of transactions
Corporate tax litigation and assistance to recovery
Taxation of transactions
Taxation of transfer pricing
Capital development and LBOs including majority of transactions with companies from 50 million to 300 million euros
Advising Board of Managers in LBO operations
Tax treatment of transactions
Tax treatment of LBOs
Taxation of international groups
Structuring and fund creation
Real estate taxation
Tax litigation and relief assistance