Cross Border Tax Advisory
Our dedicated international tax professionals assist our clients with their cross-border tax structuring, planning, reporting and risk management.
Our market-leading Global tax desk network – a co-located team of highly experienced professionals from multiple countries – uniquely positions us in the way we provide international tax services. We work with you to build proactive and truly integrated global tax strategies that address the tax risks of today’s businesses and achieve sustainable growth. It’s how Ernst & Young makes a difference. Our services include:
- International tax advice for expansion overseas
We provide advice on local tax issues for overseas expansion, location planning for holding companies, and tax efficient structuring for foreign investments.
- Advice on post-M&A integration
We offer advice regarding the development of tax effective steps and structures with respect to the post merger integration of management, sales, production, distribution, etc.
- The foreign dividend exemption system – review of tax structures
With the introduction of the foreign dividend exemption system, management of income taxes paid by subsidiaries and withholding tax on dividends will have a direct impact on a company’s cash flow and global performance. Also, with regard to the tax haven rules, the foreign dividend exemption has shifted the issue from one of deferral, to increased tax liability. Our tax professionals can assist with identifying inefficiencies in a tax structure with respect to the application of foreign dividend exemption rules.
- Tax controversy
Our tax professionals can provide advice with respect to tax audits that are focused on cross border transactions and operations.
- Tax Effective Supply Chain Management (TESCM)
Our tax professionals will work with a client’s operational team to develop a supply chain structure that is operationally and tax efficient.
- Centralized management and shared services
Establishing a global tax management and shared services structure often leads to a corporate structure that is more operationally and tax efficient. Our tax professionals provide advisory services with respect to reducing a company’s global effective tax rate through an operationally efficient global tax management and shared services structure.