Maravela & Asociatii strengthens its tax advisory practice
As of January, Felix Tapai was promoted as Tax Partner in charge with Maravela & Asociatii`s affiliated tax advisory practice.
Providing tax advisory services to firm`s clients since June 2014, Felix proved remarkable personal and professional qualities that shortly turned him into a most valuable member of Maravela & Asociatii`s team.
Felix has over 15 years of experience in the field and is certified by the Chamber of Tax Advisers. Throughout his career, Felix has worked within large international financial services companies listed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), within the Romanian National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF) and with other reputed local companies.
Through thorough reporting and compliance resulting in impeccably clean audits from the National Bank of Romania (NBR), Felix fiscally optimized transactions of the advised companies, resulting in million Euros saves for his customers.
”We want to provide integrated legal and tax advisory services within the projects we handle, irrespective of our clients` activity sector, whilst preserving the same high standards that we are internationally and locally known for on the business law market. From the firm`s establishment, the activity of our tax advisory practice has constantly increased, thus we are consolidating and growing our team, including as regards tax related crimes such as tax evasion. For high quality tax advisory services, an excellent collaboration between specialized lawyers and tax advisors holding sound economic background is essential. We are thus lucky to have a professional and manager such as Felix by our side.” Gelu Maravela, Managing Partner of Maravela & Asociatii
”Felix is a professional with an extraordinary ability to evaluate risks, possesses excellent tax advisory knowledge and has a clear overview of the most complex situations. These assets together with Felix`s impeccable management and personal skills make of him a Tax Partner we are proud of.” Alina Popescu, Co-Managing Partner of Maravela & Asociatii
Maravela & Asociatii`s affiliated tax advisors provide innovative and practical tax advisory and compliance services on a standalone basis and as an integrated part of the services rendered by the law firm. The team of affiliated tax advisors and tax lawyers have the required expertise to provide full support on complex assignments undertaken by firm`s clients, thus being able to provide customized and timely tax advisory services. Furthermore, the experience of Maravela & Asociatii`s affiliated tax advisors contributes to the development of international tax structures that may bring a competitive advantage to clients involved in transactions at an international level.
Maravela & Asociatii`s tax practice provides tax advisory services (general tax advice on corporate income tax, transfer pricing, VAT, withholding taxes, personal income tax and salary taxes, customs duties, excise duties and local taxes corporate income tax, international tax structuring services for Romanian investors, tax due diligence and tax reviews with a view to identifying tax exposures/risks and solutions to address them, assistance in obtaining advance binding rulings and Advance Pricing Agreements from the Romanian tax authorities, etc.) and tax compliance services (assistance with registration for tax purposes in Romania, tax agent/representation services for VAT and capital gains tax due by non-residents, assistance with the preparation of the transfer pricing documentation file, preparation/review of the corporate income tax/VAT/WHT returns, assistance during tax audits undertaken by the Romanian tax authorities, refund services for excess tax liabilities paid to the Romanian tax authorities, etc.).
Firm`s lawyers involved in tax mandates are multidisciplinary and specialized in areas such as banking & finance, restructuring, dispute resolution, white collar crime (tax evasion, embezzlement, abuse of office, etc.) thus being able to have a comprehensive and complex approach for every mandate.
More information about Maravela & Asociatii`s team, practice areas and services are available on the firm`s official webpage at http://www.maravela.ro.