The Tax Department at Raveh Haber & Co. is among the leading and most professional departments in the Israeli legal market, specialising in a wide array of both local and international tax matters.
The department is frequently praised by both local and international ranking guides as a “market leader”, including with regard to the provision of tax advice to investment funds and their managers, providing tax advice to their portfolio companies, as well as in its provision of sophisticated solutions to complex tax matters for high net-worth families –both areas in which the firm has unique expertise.
The department specialises in devising professional and complex tax solutions so as to suit the needs of investment funds, as well as tax plans pertaining to investments made by the funds’ managers in the funds.
Furthermore, the department handles core issues relating to income tax and VAT for investment funds’ portfolio companies and for other clients of the firm, including handling
diverse procedures before the Tax Authority’s professional and other departments, tax assessment procedures, litigation proceedings, obtaining different types of permits, and providing professional guidance and assistance in drafting and submitting tax reports and disclosures.
Moreover, the rich and extensive experience held by the department’s attorneys also relates to private tax matters and high net-worth families, including tax plans in the context of inheritance and immigration, establishment of family trusts (and family capital transfer plans), employment agreements and benefits relevant to senior directors, immigration and emigration tax planning and more.
The department’s professional experience and proficiency enables for a broad integrative outlook in each and every case, and allows for a holistic and comprehensive service experience for the firm’s clients.
Among the department’s clients are private individuals, including leading directors and entrepreneurs, venture capital and investment firms, hedge funds, hi-tech companies from both Israel and abroad, public and major private companies, and different types of financial institutions.
“Represents corporates and investment groups in a variety of tax disputes with the ITA and also provides opinions on VAT issues and tax exemptions” (Legal 500, 2017)