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Araoz & Rueda

Tax

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What the team is known for

Has notable experience in the appeal of Spanish tax audits. Advises on the tax structuring of mid-cap M&A or real estate transactions. Handles standalone advisory mandates for companies and industry associations seeking to ensure compliance with Spanish tax rules. Also advises on the tax applicable to expatriate employees.

Strengths

One client reports: "They are serious and responsible and their work goes into the details of the issues."

Notable practitioners

Javier Prieto is highly experienced in assisting clients on a variety of tax issues. He is regularly instructed on M&A deals, investment and tax planning of corporates and PE funds. He has additional expertise in advising taxpayers in litigation.

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Overview

We are aware that the optimization of tax costs improves the competitiveness of our clients, and hence all our actions in relation to taxes share a clear objective: the transaction must be carried out in a tax-efficient and safe manner. To this end,  our tax advisors analyze the different transactions, proactively identifying challenges and opportunities in tax matters.

Our advice includes:

  • Design and tax planning in any kind of transactions, corporate restructuring procedures and cross-border transactions (mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, takeover bids, etc.).
  • Design and review of investment/divestment and financing structures.
  • International Taxation.
  • Tax advice regarding different Spanish tax regimes (ETVE Holding regime, Trading, Patent Box, Inpatriate / Golden VISA regime and Expatriates’ regime).
  • Assistance in tax audits.
  • Real estate and local taxation.
  • Representation in tax, economic-administrative and contentious-administrative procedures, as well as in the preparation of requests of tax rulings.
  • Advice to family-owned companies, High and Ultra high Net Wealth Individuals and Families (family offices). Planning of savings and liquidity, family succession and family agreements.
  • Tax advice in connection with debt refinancing, forgiveness, debt restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Preparation of internal good tax practice policies (directors’ liabilities, compliance with the European Directive on intermediaries (DAC 6).



Members

Prieto, Javier (Head of Department)

Máiz, Andrés

Tax

Araoz & Rueda

firm
Location

Paseo de la Castellana, 164

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28046

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Spain

Tax


Javier Prieto
Band 4