Real Estate Taxation
The attorneys of the firm’s Tax Department provide planning and consulting services relating to real estate transactions which involve aspects of income tax, land taxation and VAT.
The attorneys advise clients through all stages of the transaction, beginning with the planning of the transaction, including preliminary tax decisions, through negotiations and filing reports to the tax authorities and representing clients in assessment proceedings and in tax litigation proceedings.
The department advises a wide array of clients in the field, among them are private individuals, private developers, construction companies of residential and income-producing real estate, insurance companies, private equity real estate funds, and more; on a diverse array of real estate transactions, including combination transactions, compensation transactions, return transactions, transactions involving ‘Tama 38’ (National Outline Plan for the reinforcement of buildings against earthquakes) and urban renewal, the liquidation of real estate unions, and more.
"They are thorough, thoughtful and they have intelligent people who are hard-working."
Chambers & Partners | 2020
"Well-respected group handling tax matters for both domestic and international clients."
Chambers & Partners | 2019
"Highly regarded group that ably assists domestic and international clients with a broad range of tax issues."
Chambers & Partners | 2017
"Has a prolific transactional practice, and works closely with other departments within the firm to advise on tax and litigation issues."
Chambers & Partners | 2013
“How Much Tax Will You Pay For Leasing an Apartment A...
An op-ed by Adv. Elisha Kesner, partner in the Tax Department, on income tax regulations which do not apply to […]
“Is An Apartments Without a Permit Exempt From Develo...
An op-ed by Adv. Elisha Kesner, partner in the Tax Department, on withholding tax benefits for apartments built without a […]
"Familial Relations in Real Estate Tax Law"
An op-ed by Adv. Elisha Kesner, partner in the Tax Department, on deals between relatives under real estate tax law.
Annual Tax Conference 2019
09 December, 2019
GS held the 20th Annual Tax Conference – “The Tax Strategy of Tomorrow” – in collaboration with CPA firm BDO […]
The 19th Annual Tax Conference – The Tax Strategy o...
29 November, 2018
The 19th Annual Tax Conference – The Tax Strategy of Tomorrow, hosted by Goldfarb Seligman and CPA firm BDO. Notable […]
The 18th Annual Tax Conference – The Tax Strategy of Tomo...
06 December, 2017
The 18th Annual Tax Conference – The Tax Strategy of Tomorrow, hosted by Goldfarb Seligman and CPA firm BDO. Moderated […]