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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
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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 activi
Tax Litigation
CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni’s litigation team, assists and represents its client in the various procedures contemplated by the existing leg
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
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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 conce
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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 professio

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CMS Next
What’s next? In a world of ever-ac­cel­er­at­ing change, stay­ing ahead of the curve and know­ing what’s next for your busi­ness or sec­tor is es­sen­tial.At CMS, we see ourselves not only as your leg­al ad­visers but also as your busi­ness part­ners. We work to­geth­er with you to not only re­solve cur­rent is­sues but to an­ti­cip­ate fu­ture chal­lenges and in­nov­ate to meet them.With our latest pub­lic­a­tion, CMS Next, our ex­perts will reg­u­larly of­fer you in­sights in­to and fresh per­spect­ives on a range of is­sues that busi­nesses have to deal with – from ESG agen­das to re­struc­tur­ing after the pan­dem­ic or fa­cing the di­git­al trans­form­a­tion. We will also share with you more about the work that we are do­ing for our cli­ents, help­ing them in­nov­ate, grow and mit­ig­ate risk.To be able to provide you with the best sup­port, we im­merse ourselves in your world to un­der­stand your leg­al needs and chal­lenges. However, it is equally im­port­ant that you know who we are and how we can work with you. So, we in­vite you to meet our ex­perts and catch a glimpse of what is hap­pen­ing in­side CMS.En­joy read­ing this pub­lic­a­tion, which we will up­date reg­u­larly with new con­tent.CMS Ex­ec­ut­ive Team
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DEBRA – The new EU tax ini­ti­at­ive aim­ing at pro­mot­ing a fair and sus­tain­able...
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By sev­er­al rul­ings is­sued in 2021, the Court of justice of the EU (CJEU) has spe­cified its case-law on the veri­fic­a­tion of two re­quire­ments for tax meas­ures to fall with­in the scope of State aid: the...
28/03/2022
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Ger­many: Cross-bor­der em­ploy­ee as­sign­ments - li­ab­il­ity for wage tax?
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28/03/2022
Itali­an court re­cog­nises ret­ro­act­ive ex­emp­tion on di­vidends to for­eign...
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