Since each and every step taken in tax and customs investigations and the litigation process will have a direct effect on your business, it is of great importance that the issue be handled by specialists in order to reduce any risks and avoid negative consequences potentially arising.
At GSG Attorneys at Law, we provide consultancy services during all stages of tax disputes, from the beginning of the tax investigation process, to its conclusion. Furthermore, our litigation team also provides consulting services aimed at decreasing risks faced by clients through proactive problem solving seeking to find solutions before a dispute arises.
Tax law and customs legislation is frequently amended and often these amendments directly effect your business. Amendments to the tax and customs authorities’ procedures may impact on day-to-day financial transactions. In such cases, our attorneys will walk clients through the necessary action to be taken, and the related risks clients potentially face.
Consulting Services Provided during Tax and Customs Reviews
Consultancy services from skilled professionals are crucial from the outset of an investigation by tax and customs authorities. The issues mentioned and the documents submitted to tax and customs inspectors during investigation have the potential to impact negotiations and ultimately the outcome of an investigation. Statements and documents submitted to the authorities may also be used against those subject to investigation. As expert case managers, our litigation team can oversee developments in an investigation by the tax and customs authorities, and handle the process with utmost care. Moreover, it is extremely important that required explanations and objections are reflected in the signed minutes of pre-trial hearings in terms of the following stages of litigation.
The GSG Attorneys at Law litigation team provides the following services for tax/customs inspection:
Consulting Services Provided after Tax/Customs Inspections
Once the tax/customs investigation has completed, the claims covered within the report, tax rulings concerning the subject matter of the investigation, and court decisions are examined. Subsequently, tax and customs authorities form an evaluation as to whether to resolve the dispute in the administrative stage, or pursue the issue to court.
The GSG Attorneys at Law litigation team provides the following consulting services following a tax investigation:
Consulting Services Relating to Tax and Customs Reconciliations
Preparation for the tax and customs reconciliation procedure must be made with the same care as a lawsuit because delivery of a reasoned explanation of the matter at the time of the reconciliation meeting has a material effect on the ultimate outcome of the reconciliation procedure.
The GSG Attorneys at Law litigation team offers the following consulting services during reconciliation:
Consulting Services Offered during Trial
In the event of a dispute being taken to court, support from professionals specialising in the topic is out vital importance to the subject of litigation. The issues involved in a dispute include highly technical subjects and for a client to be in the best possible vantage point, these matters must be handled by a legal professional.
The GSG Attorneys at Law litigation team offers the following consultancy services during the trial process:
Follow-up of procedures to be carried out by the tax and customs authorities in accordance with the outcome of court decisions