Tax Laws & International Tax Planning

Lior Pick & Co. is a leading boutique law firm in the area of Israeli taxation and commercial law. Our firm is very experienced in dealing with all aspects of taxation, and we provide our clients with comprehensive service in all taxation aspects in Israel and abroad, including:

  • International taxation for companies and individuals tax planning, pre-rulings, opinions on tax issues, use of treaties to prevent double tax, including opening pre-ruling proceedings by the power of the tax treaties Israel is a signatory to.
  • Accompaniment in voluntary disclosure procedures before the tax authorities
  • Submitting pre-rulings
  • Holding discussions before the tax authorities
  • Representation in courts on complex tax issues
  • Counseling and tax planning for businesses, entrepreneurs and companies
  • Company taxation – regular accompaniment and counseling (in Israel and abroad)
  • Capital gains taxation
  • Employee option programs
  • Indirect taxes – value added tax (VAT)
  • Land taxation – including land betterment tax and the link with the income tax and the VAT
  • Planning complex land deals (residence, offices, commercial and industrial real estate deals) for companies and individuals, in Israel and abroad, accompanying deals, filing reports to the land taxation offices and pre-rulings
  • Handling deal cancellations with the tax authority
  • Tax aspects of distributing property, gifts, inheritances, trusts
  • Personal taxation for foreign and Israeli residents – including tax planning for individuals, residence issues, for the self-employed and for employees, relocation, wills and trusts.
  • Counseling and accompaniment for recent immigrants and returning residents – including opinions, ongoing accompaniment, tax planning, and tax benefit maximization.
  • Counseling and accompaniment on taxation issues in mergers and acquisitions – including due diligence, tax planning, pre-rulings, selling shares, allocating shares, reconstruction, corporate inversion, etc.

Creativity, thinking outside the box, and a profound understanding of taxation in Israel and abroad, including the network of tax treaties Israel is a signatory to, are only some of the tools available to our firm when we counsel and assist our clients. The firm’s structure and character allow the lawyers and the entire staff to treat each client personally and professionally, providing close attention to companies and businesses.