Key tax and legal considerations

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Tax and legal essentials for market entry and growth in Latin America

Tax and legal essentials for market entry and growth in Latin America

Each country in Latin America has its own specific legislation, tax system and regulatory environment and, in many cases, bureaucracy, lack of transparency, the costs of compliance and cultural differences can constitute obstacles to the internationalisation process.

The lawyers, economists and tax specialists of PwC Tax & Legal Services offer a vast and highly qualified experience in all areas of taxation, and we are recognised locally and internationally as one of the leading firms in the subject. Our professionals have acted as thought-leaders, and have contributed to the progress of, areas such as transfer pricing, international taxation, VAT and indirect taxes, taxation procedure, among others, offering solutions that include a high level of added value, and are adapted specifically to the needs of each client. We can offer our clients many years’ of experience in tax practices in Latin America, supported by and combined with the accounting expertise that characterises a firm such as PwC.

Among other things, we offer the following tax and legal services for companies that have their sights set on internationalisation in Latin America:

  • Advice on and planning for investments in Latin America.
  • Tax planning for the repatriation of capital and divestment processes.
  • Tax planning for the assignment of intangibles.
  • Corporate restructuring.
  • Transfer pricing.

Our skills

  • Having a group of professionals in the legal and fiscal area exclusively focused on identifying new opportunities for our Spanish and European clients in general.
  • Fulfilling the needs of our clients through a group of professional experts in legal and tax issues in Latin America.
  • We assist our clients facilitating their businesses in the region; developing ideas that help them optimize their investments and advising them on how to structure their assets and operations in the region.
  • PwC has the largest network of offices in the region