WorldOne Alliance

Tax

Insights you need to understand how domestic and international tax laws impact your business operations as well as personal tax planning.

Understanding local, let alone international, tax challenges is never easy. Particularly when you are trying to maintain and develop a profitable business while responding to regulatory changes and cross-border tax regimes.

Faced with increasingly complex and shifting tax regimes, together with the need to remain competitive, you can rely on the WONE Tax team for effective tax advice, innovative planning, efficient tax structures and comprehensive risk assessments.

We work with you to provide tax solutions that help you achieve your strategic objectives. By acting as one agile, integrated and collaborative team, across sectors, services and geographies, our clients benefit from both our local roots and the global perspective.

Our professionals have deep experience in all areas of tax, providing businesses at all stages of their life cycle with specialist advice.

For our private clients, we provide the detailed understanding you need to make effective long-term financial decisions regarding your tax planning, and work with you on all aspects of implementation.

Our global reach enables member firms to provide benefits advising international businesses on an extensive portfolio of cross-border tax consulting services, making them an ideal partner for international businesses.

Our specialists bring together a unique mix of relationships and responsiveness to service our clients in areas including:

  • Efficient tax compliance requirements
  • Negotiating with tax authorities regarding rulings and disputes
  • Supporting claims for tax incentives
  • Advising on the structuring of transactions
  • Carrying out due diligence into the tax affairs of acquisition targets

Today’s global businesses demand effective management of their worldwide tax position.

Member firms can evaluate the key components in international tax structures, ensuring compliance with your tax obligations and global supply chains. We can also advise on the use of specialist company structures and the choice of appropriate jurisdictions.

Some key areas include advising on:

  • Setting up the right entity for your business
  • Efficient international structuring
  • Structuring loan financing
  • Protecting intellectual property rights
  • Cross border mergers and acquisitions.

The globalization of business means that businesses with cross border transactions are recognizing that transfer pricing is now an issue of significant importance.

Our worldwide transfer pricing specialists collaborate efficiently to deliver global solutions for our clients that protect against the challenges posed by transfer pricing rules and interpretations.

We work with clients and our international network of member firms in over 100 countries to provide transfer pricing reviews, assistance in compiling transfer pricing policies, documentation and defending businesses that are under audit. Our insight into the strategies of tax authorities is of value in providing such advice.

Our members advise businesses on the indirect tax issues of operating in another country, as well as on cross-border transactions and the areas to avoid.

We guide multinational clients through the complexity of the world’s indirect tax systems. The following are some of the areas in which we provide valuable support:

  • Information about the indirect taxes in force
  • Advice on mitigating the effects of indirect taxes to give a competitive advantage
  • Registration of businesses for indirect tax purposes
  • Preparation and submission of periodic returns
  • Negotiations with national indirect tax authorities and the resolution of disputes.

Member firms work with businesses who relocate employees overseas, and with individuals on their financial management and tax issues, including pre-departure and subsequent return tax planning and compliance. We provide international groups with a full spectrum of global mobility services. Some of the ways in which we can help include:

  • Entry interviews to familiarize newly arrived expatriates with the tax and social security systems
  • The preparation of tax returns for expatriates for the duration of their secondment
  • Dealing with any other filings with which they will need to comply during their stay
  • Preparing letters of assignment for employees moving abroad
  • Payroll implications of employees moving abroad
  • Dealing with immigration requirements.

Member firms provide private tax and financial planning for business owners, executives and individuals to help identify financial goals and preserve their wealth. They will create a tailored plan to make the best use of your assets and ensure financial success for you, your family and your business.

Our specialists, based around the world, can help you to protect your wealth, plan for your future and resolve the complexities raised by global taxes requirements, providing solutions tailored to your particular situation: 

  • Cross border estate planning and wealth preservation
  • Dealing with global tax filing requirements
  • Managing international taxes
  • The formation of trusts or private foundations
  • Retirement and business succession planning
  • Managing cash flow and debt.
  • Reducing tax liabilities.
  • Identifying tax planning opportunities.
  • Improving an investment portfolio.
  • Charitable giving.
  • Retirement provision.

WONE offers specialists in all areas of tax.