Mergers, acquisitions, sales and expansions of businesses can create significant opportunities, as well as considerable tax exposure. Both companies and individuals must confront numerous and complex tax issues, often with only a very small window of time to consider alternatives and implement strategies.
BDO’s Tax team combines in depth commercial experience with technical tax expertise to assist you to evaluate the tax implications of each transaction, enabling you to make informed decisions. We have the international resources to assist with multi-jurisdictional tax issues.
Broadly, our tax services include:
- Inbound investment and outbound investment structuring
- Advising on funding options for cross-border investments/acquisitions
- Advice on tax effective repatriation of profits/surplus
- Buy side / sell side transaction tax advice (including structuring earn-outs)
- Review of transaction documents
- Assistance in discussions on tax indemnities, representations and warranties
- Issuing tax opinions
- Tax due diligence services (Acquisition and Vendor)
- Post-deal transaction advisory to simplify entity’s structure - realignment of businesses, entities, etc.
- Post transaction compliances and filings
- Incorporation of legal entities and obtaining necessary registrations
- Liquidation / closure of entities
- Pre-IPO restructuring
- Advising on the appropriate employee incentive plan