M&A Tax

M&A Tax

Taxes are at the heart of any deal in today’s global economy.

Taxes are at the heart of any deal in today’s global economy.

Companies planning mergers, acquisitions or divestments of businesses face many challenges in planning, structuring and execution of the transaction, including determining the most suitable acquisition and financing vehicles. KPMG’s Tax team in Albania combine a global focus with local knowledge to help clients extract value from cross-border mergers, acquisitions and similar types of transactions, in-bound and out-bound cross-border transactions and global transfer pricing.

How can KPMG help your business?

Our professionals help clients identify and manage material tax exposure, as well as design deal structures that enhance after-tax returns and avoid fiscal pitfalls and adverse post-transaction tax implications. We assist clients develop tax planning ideas tailored to their specific needs, including what kind of corporate structure is appropriate, where intellectual property should be located, and how global supply chains should be configured.

In conjunction with KPMG’s Deal Advisory team, we offer a wide range of M&A Tax services covering the many phases of domestic and cross-border transactions. Our services include:

  • Tax due diligence 
  • Structuring acquisitions and disposals
  • Economic downturn tax advisory
  • Vendor assistance in resolving tax issues 
  • Tax-related post-acquisition integration
  • Tax planning for private equity 

Our experience in many aspects of cross-border transactions is combined with a deep understanding of the tax legislation and the general business environment. In cooperation with our colleagues from other KPMG member firms, we provide advice on many key international tax issues, including international holding company structures, hybrid instruments and entities, new ventures, structuring cross-border transactions and contract manufacturing arrangements, commissionaire structures, and compliance with tax and trade regulations.

Our knowledge of international tax and our ability to access tax professionals from KPMG’s global network of member firms enables us to provide our clients with tax services to help them enhance the tax aspects of their cross-border transactions. Tax services in the international corporate tax area include:

  • Foreign tax credit planning to help companies use available foreign tax credits effectively 
  • Business transformation planning, assist clients in developing tax-efficient planning ideas
  • Cross-border structured finance planning, advising business how to arrange the financing of their foreign operations tax-efficiently 
  • Profit repatriation planning
  • Withholding tax planning
  • Tax implications from different schemes for financing of operations
  • Group restructuring
  • Tax investment incentives

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