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Tax law

Our law firm has gathered in-depth expertise in the assessment of tax law and tax litigation cases, at all jurisdictional levels, aiming at providing our clients with practical solutions, in accordance with the applicable legislation in force.

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  • Legal assistance and representation provided in the field of taxes and levies, in particular in structuring various investment strategies;

  • Drawing up legal opinions on tax matters faced by foreign investors in Romania and Romanian investors abroad, including in respect of the applicability of EU tax regulations and agreements for the avoidance of double taxation;

  • Legal assistance upon the preparation, performance and completion of tax audits and inspections;

  • Provision of assistance aimed at cancelling administrative and tax instruments issued by regulatory authorities both in administrative proceedings, and before the competent courts of law in the field of tax litigation;

  • Legal assistance and representation in tax issues pending before courts of law, issuing preliminary questions in tax matters;

  • Assistance provided to tax-payers in liaising with European institutions, submitting questions to TAXUD;

  • Legal assistance and representation in all non-litigation tax proceedings.

  • Legal assistance and representation to companies operating in various industries (renewable energy, food industry, constructions, trade, and others) for the cancellation of administrative and tax instruments setting up additional payable tax obligations (corporate tax, VAT, excise duties, etc.) with an amount ranging between 1,000,000 and 10,000,000;

  • Legal assistance and representation in favour of companies during the amiable procedure governed by the provisions laid down in conventions entered into between Romania and other countries for the avoidance of double taxation on revenues and on fortune;

  • Preparation of legal opinions for the assessment of various tax-related matters encountered by foreign investors in Romania in the field of mining, food, aviation, etc. industries, including as regards the applicability of EU tax laws;

  • Tax assistance provided to a US company specialising in financing the export of aircrafts in an intricate international transaction amounting to a total of $11,000,000. The tax assistance provided by our law firm has included the preparation of a tax due diligence report on the tax implications entailed by the transaction;

  • Assistance and representation in a tax dispute involving the refusal to reimburse VAT amounting to RON 20,000,000, following the development of a project for the operation of ski facilities;

  • Representation before the Romanian Constitutional Court on tax issues relating to the legal provisions enforceable in tax files. Further to our efforts, the discrimination in connection with the enforcement of the more favourable law governing misdemeanours for significant tax penalties was finally declared non-constitutional.

  • Gheorghe Matei has held, for more than 10 years, public offices in central public authorities, has formed part of the teams drafting the Tax Code and Tax Procedure Code, but also other legislative enactments in the fields of tax law, financial law, administrative law, etc.;

  • The lawyers in our firm are members in the International Fiscal Association Romania and are involved in the task forces of the Ministry of Public Finances for amending/supplementing the laws in the tax field;

  • Our lawyers have published numerous scientific articles and chapters in the relevant literature and have given various lectures or reports in national or international conferences and symposia in matters pertaining to tax law.

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