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As local and international tax regulations become more prescriptive, dealing with them in a cross-border context may present you with significant challenges. The number and complexity of tax investigations conducted by authorities, both in Italy and abroad, is rapidly escalating and the need for tax assistance is rising accordingly. Our preeminent Italian team, together with CMS’ group, which counts over 350 professionals, provide tailored counseling for your business.

We aim for long term economic success for you. Our team offers far sighted solutions and aims to help you develop robust structures that maximise tax effectiveness in alignment with your commercial strategy.

Whether you are a financial institution, a multinational, a local Italian company, a fund or an investor, we understand your business and the tax pressures you may face. Our teams work together in Italy and beyond, in key areas affecting your business. Our experience includes assisting in the whole spectrum of tax related issues including VAT, international taxation, transfer pricing, e-commerce, M&A and investment funds, tax planning and financing. Our experts can help you manage tax control cases and deal with Italian tax authorities as well as managing tax litigation cases. The right tax advice can make a material difference to transaction costs and, in some cases, avert serious consequences. Out Italian team can assist you in complex transactions analyzing issues from every angle in order to find the best possible solution for you.  

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    Corporate Tax Law

    The activities which CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni carries out with respect to tax issues involving companies, include but are not limited to, national and international tax provisions and all fiscal issues related to a wide variety of company operations performed in Italy and abroad.

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    International Tax Planning

    Our tax team has acquired a significant experience in advising in relation to the income deriving from international transactions including the activity carried by Italian companies wishing to expand their activities abroad and foreign investors looking into investing in Italy.

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    Tax Litigation

    CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni’s litigation team, assists and represents its client in the various procedures contemplated by the existing legislation in order to solve controversies between tax authorities and taxpayers as well as in tax litigation procedures.

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    Taxation of Individuals

    Our team’s activity focuses on an in-depth analysis of all fiscal issues which involve individuals and, more generally, in the assessment of the level of direct taxation for individuals both if resident in Italy or not.

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    Transfer Pricing

    Our transfer pricing experience is far reaching. CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni has advised on a number of negotiations involving issues concerning the determination of intra-group prices, and more generally, for cross border transactions. 

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    VAT

    As far as VAT issues are concerned, CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni is in the position to provide clients with highly experienced VAT professionals.

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