VAT

Our Tax Department possesses unique expertise and significant experience in the indirect tax and VAT field. The department provides legal-strategic tax planning counsel, providing clients with innovative legal-strategic counsel adapted to the evolving regulatory framework.

Our legal teams specialize in both contentious and non-contentious matters, advising on tax aspects of transactions as well as other complex tax matters, including tax decisions (rulings), settlements, assessments, audits, hearings, disclosure proceedings, and more. Our attorneys also provide complex legal opinions and ongoing counsel regarding tax optimization of clients’ commercial activity.

In addition, the firm regularly advises the firm’s clients on various VAT issues, including opinions, pre-ruling requests, representation before the Tax Authority in audit proceedings, filing VAT refund requests for lost debts, advice on VAT liability aspects of debt arrangements, compensation and other payments, optimization of VAT reporting, zero rate VAT, and more.

In this context, our expert attorneys accumulated extensive experience representing local companies; international corporations, including foreign banks with activity in Israel; advising nonprofits and financial institutions in obtaining unique tax arrangements appropriate to the special conditions in which they operate; and representing holding companies. In addition, our legal teams possess unique expertise in representing companies and individuals in complex investigations and criminal proceedings in the VAT field, and our attorneys accumulated extensive experience in representing clients from a wide variety of sectors before various courts.

Our firm provides ongoing counsel regarding VAT matters to various leading Israeli corporations, as well as foreign companies issuing in Israel and multinational corporations from a wide variety of sectors, including digital economics, real estate, retail, communications, industry, finance and capital markets.