Borenius Russia provides services in all areas of business law with professional excellence and international experience. Our experts and partners around the globe are ready to advise you.

Tax

Borenius provides legal support to clients on a wide range of matters associated with taxation. Our expertise includes tax structuring of business solutions, resolving cross-border taxation situations, and providing support in tax disputes. Within the Private Equity Practice we pay special attention to optimizing the tax burden on the owners of capital.

Areas of Expertise

  • Tax planning and structuring
  • International taxation issues
  • Transfer pricing
  • Providing advice on applying legislation regarding controlled foreign companies
  • Providing advice on personal taxation matters of owners of capital (including matters of tax residency, the taxation of cash flows at source, the structuring of ownership of assets, receipt of an annuity and their inheritance)
  • Tax disputes

Recent Cases

  • Providing advice to a group of companies that supply waste disposal services concerning the Russian tax consequences of an intra-group transfer of real estate located in Russia
  • Providing advice to a leading Finnish producer of paint and varnish concerning Russian taxation rules with respect to individuals in connection with the termination of employment contracts
  • Providing advice to a leading company on the market of the harvesting and sale of frozen seafood concerning the taxation of legal entities in Russia
  • Providing advice concerning the application of Russian taxation rules to insurance policies for an international adviser in the area of financial services
  • Providing advice to an Estonian company supplying Family Office services to private clients with respect to asset management and different taxation matters
  • Providing advice on profit tax and VAT issues in Russia to a leading producer of products for the storage and processing of corrosive liquids and gases, produced from composite materials and highly resistant to corrosion
  • Providing advice to an ultimate beneficial owner of income of a major Russian business with respect to structuring the ownership of assets and the choice of tax residence and ensuring the transparency of capital origin
  • Providing advice on tax aspects of activity of Russian representative office of a Swedish IT company
  • Recommendations for the international tax structuring of the activities of a global video games distributor

Additional information

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