Tax Law

Carpo Law & Associates tax practice covers all areas of tax planning and advice including estate planning, corporate taxation, international taxation, tax incentives, and tax litigation. Our law firm’s corporate and tax lawyers can provide advice on commercial transactions, including banking and financial transactions, project financing, contracts, debt restructuring, rehabilitation and bankruptcies, securities issues, and real estate and stock transactions.

The law firm’s practice includes representation before the Bureau of Internal Revenue to obtain advance rulings and confirmation of tax consequences of transactions as well as administrative assessments and claims for refund.

Carpo Law & Associates advises clients on litigious and non-litigious tax issues. Non-litigious issues refer to representation before the Bureau of Internal Revenue such as requests for ruling, assessments, and claims for refund. Litigious issues are tax assessments and claims for refund which have reached the Court of Tax Appeals.

Tax Services

  • Philippine Tax Consulting
  • Individual Income Tax Planning
  • Foreign Nationals & Expatriation
  • Corporate Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • Claims for Refund

Tax Incentives for Foreign Companies

Carpo Law & Associates addresses tax risks, identifies opportunities, and assists in choosing tax effective structures for new and existing businesses.  We will help determine your company’s eligibility for availing of concessions and investment incentives granted under Philippine law. Some tax incentives depend on the geographic location of a business. Our corporate and tax lawyers will identify Philippine Special Economic Zones and IT buildings and determine whether your company is eligible for registration with PEZA or with BOI. For online gaming, gambling, casino, and sports and betting industries, our corporate lawyers will assist you with your CEZA registration.

International Taxation & Tax Treaties

Carpo Law & Associates advises on the tax consequences of foreign inbound investments by investors and the application of double tax treaties between the Philippines and other tax treaty countries.

Carpo Law assists with the following:

  • Business Acquisition
  • Income tax planning
  • Inheritance/estate settlement and planning
  • Tax planning on debt and equity capital raising issues
  • VAT planning
  • Customs duties mitigation
  • General Tax planning and advisory
  • Income Tax
  • Tax Compliance
  • International double taxation
  • International tax treaties
  • Individual Income Tax Planning
  • Foreign Nationals & Expatriation
  • Audit Representation
  • Corporate Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • Claims for Refund

List of Taxes in the Philippines