Taxation has traditionally been one of the core issues for the business and one of the key practices of our law firm. Tax system of Ukraine is still undergoing the stage of its formation. The government changes fiscal policy every year that pose new challenges to businesses in tax planning and resolving tax disputes.

Global trends on DEOFFSORIZATION and automatic exchange of financial information also make Ukrainian business deepen into the matters of taxation and structuring their cross-border transactions.

Lawyers of Pavlenko Legal Group for more than 10 years have successfully been advising Clients on various tax matters including effective tax panning, tax risks optimization and resolving  tax disputes.

Our services include:

Tax planning

  • Diagnostic of existing taxation schemes for analysis of their effectiveness and tax risks identification
  • Constructive proposals for improving taxation schemes and minimizing risks following the results of the audit
  • Development and implementation of tax optimization mechanisms
  • Development of legal instruments for tax risks optimization resulted from various intragroup and cross-border transactions

All-in-one support for tax disputes

  • Training of personnel for scheduled and unscheduled tax audits
  • Legal support during tax audits
  • Obtaining individual tax rulings
  • Tax disputes resolution

Tax solutions

  • Legal and economic justification of Transfer Pricing
  • Tax solutions for unusual business transactions, tolling schemes, joint activity, intragroup transactions, cross-border transactions
  • Efficient tax and corporate restructuring, including cross-border structuring
  • Advice on accumulation and optimization of funds abroad

Tax structuring

  • Structuring of companies into an integrated holding, preparing business for M&A and other investment transactions
  • Assistance in matters related to currency control and financial monitoring
  • Assistance in tax structuring of external funding
  • Companies’ incorporation, ongoing support and opening of bank accounts in foreign jurisdictions, including the Netherlands, Great Britain, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, Cyprus, BVI and others

Tax and Wealth Planning

  • Structuring of HNWI’s private assets allowing for the requirements of the UBO disclosure, compliance control, KYC, confidentiality, tax optimization
  • Protection of private assets from undesirable legal implications (negative court decisions, debt collection, divorce, personal guarantees enforcement, mortgages)
  • Obtaining ‘tax resident’ status abroad (through living and working; investing projects; buying real estate; education and living of children abroad)
  • Succession planning