Tax Advice & Litigation
Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. has a team of lawyers specialized in tax matters, in continuing training, who provide consulting services and representation in administrative proceedings before the tax authorities, as well as in litigation before the Federal Tax and Administrative Justice Court and other Federal Courts (particularly in administrative appeals, annulment and amparo proceedings).
One of the specializations of the tax department in which Von Wobeser y Sierra has developed vast experience is the area of international tax. This area includes the causation of and mechanisms and forms of paying taxes by foreign companies and individuals in Mexico, where knowledge about the scope and interpretation of the Double Taxation Treaties to which Mexico is a party is essential.
Additionally, we advise the most efficient way to implement acquisitions of entities and assets, restructurings, mergers or spin-offs of companies in order to match the client and business needs with the applicable legal provisions.
As an important activity of our tax consultancy, the Firm has been successful in obtaining authorizations and resolutions of the tax authorities confirming the interpretation of different provisions of the Federal tax legislation, as well as assisting our clients throughout audit procedures initiated by the diverse tax authorities, either Federal or local.
In general, the tax department of the Firm plays an important preventive role, collaborating closely with the corporate and contract areas in the preparation of legal strategies and structures focused on the needs of our clients in matters such as mergers, acquisitions and project finance.