Tax practice

Our lawyers have an experience in tax advice and tax dispute resolution. Professional excellence and effective teamwork is what ensures for our clients competent planning, outstanding transaction support and vetting for compliance with the  tax legislation, as well as representation before various authorities.

Our professionals know all the ins and outs of Kyrgyz taxation and effectively use international standard operating procedures. This enables them to provide competent management of tax risks, develop legal solutions to set up holding companies, financial and trading vehicles

Our lawyers provide the following services.

Tax support for complex projects and  transactions:

  • Tax structuring of complex infrastructure projects
  • Develop projects to restructure company groups, inter alia, using foreign jurisdictions
  • Tax structuring of investments and transactions to sell stocks, interests and real estate
  • Tax modeling
  • Comprehensive due diligence on tax issues
  • Develop an accounting policy for taxation purposes

Conducting tax disputes:

  • Pre-trial appeal against actions and decisions of tax agencies
  • Challenging tax agencies’ decisions at all court levels
  • Enhance the position in a tax dispute:

Advice with regard to tax audits:

  • Analyze the lawfulness of document discovery by the tax agency
  • Analyze the consequences of submitting or the failure to submit documents to the tax agency
  • Prepare responses to demands on submitting documents (information)
  • Defend against the unlawful actions of the tax agency

Tax advice:

  • Taxation of certain operations:
    • Ownership of certain assets
    • Application of tax relief and other tax preferences
  • Assist in the implementation of projects
  • Legal advice on transfer pricing issues

International taxation:

  • Advise on application of double taxation treaties between Kyrgyz Republic and other states
  • Structure foreign assets for purposes of tax optimization:
    • Select the optimal jurisdiction
    • Select the company’s legal form
    • Assist in implementation of projects
  • Legal advice on regulatory issues within the Customs Union, Common Economic Space and the World Trade Organization