Melhem & Associados

Areas of Expertise

International Tax

  • International tax consultancy on import and export operations of goods (equipment, planes, ships), and services observing applicable double tax treaties.
  • International corporate structuring and restructuring aimed to enhance financial and production efficiency levels, in order to better attend areas in need of capital inside the chain of production (project finance).
  • International tax planning and legal opinion including requests regarding applicable special custom benefits and incentives.
  • Consultancy on custom clearance of goods, and also tax administrative and judicial defenses related to the international commerce.
  • Tax advice for foreigners present in Brazil either as investors, managers, or technical employees of Brazilian subsidiaries, based or not on cost sharing agreements.
  • Tax consultancy for expatriated employees in or outside Brazil.
  • Consultancy for industries and commercial companies, public or private, on stock or bond issuance both in Brazil and abroad.
  • International due tax diligence.
  • One of the areas of expertise at the office is the international tax consultancy for telecoms and energy.
  • Merger & Acquisitions: International tax planning on mergers and acquisitions of companies and investments.