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Our teams of specialists in all areas of tax provide both corporates and individuals with their unanimously recognized expertise, know-how and ability to innovate and plan ahead.

In all business sectors, our lawyers are at your side to enable you to implement your projects while controlling their relevant tax aspects. They assist you as you adapt to new compliance challenges and the digitalization of your tax obligations. They defend your rights in the context of audits and before all courts with jurisdiction in tax matters.

An unparalleled team of experts in France

With a team of over 200 experts in tax law (including more than 70 partners), the firm stands apart thanks to its ability to cover all aspects of tax law, including VAT, domestic corporate taxation, international taxation and transfer pricing, personal taxation, tax disputes, customs and excise, etc.

Our clients include French and foreign companies, both listed and unlisted, family groups, institutional investors, investment funds, public entities, executives, “unicorns” and start-ups, as well as private individuals.

Chambers Europe 2021 | Tax | France | Band 1

“Exceptional tax practice able to guide clients through the complex tax aspects of transactions taking place within heavily regulated sectors. Its cross-border capabilities are displayed through advice to global clients and assisting domestic clients with their operations abroad.”

The ability to provide unique advice, thanks to constant support from our tax intelligence team

Beyond monitoring and analyzing regulatory and legislative changes, the tax intelligence team contributes to the innovative approach adopted by the firm’s client-facing teams through constant dialogue with all our lawyers on the most complex tax matters. The tax intelligence team maintains very close contact with public institutions, French government agencies as well as European and international institutions. The team’s two partners participate in key economic and legal think-tanks and in university circles, which also constitutes an acknowledged benefit to the support provided to clients by our firm’s tax experts.

Legal 500 EMEA 2021 | Tax | France | Band 1

“The CMS France tax team can rely on a leading Intelligence department which has regular contacts with tax authorities, governmental offices and the European Commission.”

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Na­tion­al and in­ter­na­tion­al cor­por­ate tax law
The implementation of BEPS measures to tackle base erosion and profit shifting, the proliferation of tax regulations, rulings handed down by the Europ
Na­tion­al and in­ter­na­tion­al as­set-plan­ning tax law
Whatever plans you may have for your estate, these days you have to make them in an unstable fiscal environment that is marked by continual change (su
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In­dir­ect tax­a­tion, VAT, cus­toms du­ties
With over 70 years’ experience in matters relating to turnover tax and indirect taxation, our firm takes pride in its expert reputation, which i
Loc­al tax­a­tion
After having been put off so many times because its implementation is so complex, the rental value reform law was adopted in its final version in late
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Audit, lit­ig­a­tion and crim­in­al tax law
Tax audits that are increasingly frequent and increasingly strict, even in their cross-border aspects, the proliferation of tax standards, the ever-gr
Tax­a­tion of cor­por­ate re­struc­tur­ings
In a changing environment, characterised by the globalisation of trade, the financialisation of the economy, the acceleration of technological change
M&A and private equity tax­a­tion
Regardless of whether you are a corporate group, an investment fund or an entrepreneur, whether you are based in France or any other country, whether
Prop­erty tax
Frequent reforms dictate the way in which the tax regulations relating to the ownership of and transactions in property assets and property companies
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Tax­a­tion of the in­sur­ance and fin­ance sec­tor
Called upon to play a key role in financing the economy and promoting growth, the financial sector faces major challenges in a highly competitive clim
Tax­a­tion of the non-profit and pub­lic sec­tor (tax­a­tion of not-for-profit or­gan­isa­tions and char­it­ies)
Increasing economic pressure, the reform of the welfare state, growing numbers of civil society initiatives, the expansion of digital technology and t
Tax­a­tion IT
Electronic bookkeeping requirements and development by the tax authorities of computer-based auditing methods carry with them obligations with which c
Tax in Africa
In a world where trade and the movement of capital are taking on global dimensions, the countries of Africa are attracting considerable corporate inte
Trans­fer pri­cing and busi­ness and as­set valu­ation
Transfer pricing and business and asset valuation are key challenges for taxation. The multi-sector experience of our team of economists and tax speci
Our na­tion­al and in­ter­na­tion­al cor­por­ate tax law Team
Our VAT Team
Our Na­tion­al and in­ter­na­tion­al as­set-plan­ning tax Team


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