Our Tax Practice Group provides integrated advice on all aspects of local and international tax law to help clients minimize risks and maximize tax incentives.
We help clients who are entering the Philippine market design and implement tax structures that are practical and tailored to local operations. Adept in addressing regulatory issues, we help clients protect their businesses from unforeseen exposure.
We also represent clients before various government agencies, local government units and the courts in assessment and refund cases involving national taxes, local taxes and customs duties.
Our seasoned professionals work closely with Baker McKenzie lawyers and tax specialists worldwide to deliver tax and customs planning advice. For tax and customs controversies, we execute proven strategies to help clients efficiently resolve them.
Longstanding professional relationships with government agencies enable us to pursue the right remedies before the relevant tax authorities.
We regularly advise clients on the following:
Income and withholding taxes
International trade and customs issues
Real estate transactions
Tax and customs audits
Taxation of employee compensation and benefits
Tax incentives available to foreign investments
Tax structuring for mergers and acquisitions
Tax treaty issues
Trusts and wealth management
Valuation and classification issues
Dimagiba, Dennis (Head of Department)
Mercado-Tamayo, Kristine Anne
Consumer Goods & Retail
Energy, Mining & Infrastructure
Healthcare (including Medical Devices and Products)
Industrials, Manufacturing & Transportation
Technology, Media & Telecommunications (including services)