TAX ADVICE AND TAX MANAGEMENT

This is one of the most important areas offered by group Ribas Àlvarez  and in which it has the most experience. It is currently divided into four sub-areas:

Each one is made up of a specialised team of professionals, who work together and complement each other. The main purpose of this area is to advise our clients about their tax liabilities and legal obligations, perform the appropriate procedures to minimise tax impacts and duly submit the necessary documents.

We provide you with a team of tax advisers and experts, who work in close collaboration with the other professionals in Ribas Àlvarez , lawyers, employment advisers, accounting services, administrative procedures and insurance brokerage.
Our services are directed towards the tax obligations of individuals, self-employed workers and family offices.

Family asset optimisation and succession planning

We offer comprehensive management and advice related to the financial and tax matters of family-owned businesses and their members. We also provide advisory and consulting services for the generational transmission of businesses, inheritance settlements, donations, etc., advising and applying criteria to minimize the impact of both estate tax, and succession and donations tax.

Compliance with periodical tax obligations

We draw up and submit tax settlements and information returns of individual businesses. We analyse and plan the possible operations that have tax effects. At an individual level we advise our clients and process individuals' income tax and wealth tax returns. We also analyse and submit the information return on assets held abroad. We make enquiries and claims, and perform all tax procedures in public administration authorities, completing and submitting all the necessary documentation on behalf of our clients.

Assistance and advice regarding tax inspections and other tax procedures

Together with our legal team, we assist, advise and represent our clients in all kinds of tax inspection procedures.
Whenever required, we lodge appeals, economic-administrative claims, etc., monitoring the process and keeping our clients informed at all times.

We join our professional areas together with the aim to give you an all-inclusive and functional service. We provide your business with our team of tax advisers and experts, who work in close collaboration with the other professionals in Ribas Àlvarez , lawyers, employment advisers, accounting services, administrative procedures and insurance brokerage.

Our services are directed to national and international companies, as well as non-profit entities. We specialise in three major groups: SMEs, large companies and non-profit entities (mainly foundations and associations). We offer a comprehensive service that enables us to comply with applicable tax regulations at all times, and we inform our clients periodically of any new features related to this matter.

Compliance with periodical tax obligations

We draw up and submit tax settlements and information returns of all kinds, applying incentives and bonifications that enable us to optimise taxation for the set of direct and indirect taxes.

Tax advice

We analyse and plan the possible operations that have tax effects in order to optimise the taxation of each entity and its partners.
We accompany you in the developmental growth of your business, with analyses, accounting balances and financial reports.
We process all tax documentation on paper and on the computer, and we keep the records throughout their life cycle.

Assistance and advice regarding tax inspections and other tax verification procedures

Together with our legal team, we assist, advise and represent our clients in all kinds of tax inspection procedures and other tax verification procedures.
Whenever required, we lodge appeals, economic-administrative claims, etc., monitoring the process and keeping our clients informed at all times.
We make enquiries and claims, and perform all tax procedures in public administration authorities, completing and submitting all the necessary documentation on behalf of our clients.

Operations linked between companies of the same group (Transfer Pricing)

We take charge of designing and implementing transfer pricing policies; we draw up service agreements between companies and prepare all the necessary documentation that accompanies the related operations.

Corporate structure rationalisation

We provide assistance and advice in the creation of holding companies that can optimise the applicable tax on the group's resources and those of its members.
We give advice on the operational plans, accounting and tax management of the group of companies, submitting the corresponding settlements at both an individual and consolidated level.

Tax analysis and management of business restructuring operations

We carry out a comprehensive tax assessment of corporate operations, such as mergers, acquisition, spin-offs and contributions of other companies. Whenever possible, we apply the special tax neutrality regime.

Tax audits (Tax due diligence)

We analyse tax risks and quantify the possible tax contingencies in company acquisition operations and stake purchases.
We periodically review companies' level of compliance with tax obligations and assess their economic-financial situation.

Specialised advice regarding real estate operations

We offer advice and help prepare operations related to real estate transmissions; we plan real estate promotion from a tax perspective and carry out all the necessary procedures to enable companies to benefit from the tax system for housing rentals.

Services for Foundations and Non-Profit Entities

We specialise in the study and application of specific tax incentives for these entities and we ensure compliance with mandatory tax and commercial requirements.
We coordinate the preparation of collaboration agreements between entities and we classify sponsorship activities according to the applicable tax regime.

Environmental advice and management

As regards environmental matters, RibasoÀlvarez offer advice and assistance with:
- Adaptation to Act 3/1998, on Environmental Administration
- Preparation of projects and technical documentation to legalise activities
- Administrative procedures related to the company's environmental management
- Creation of industrial waste management plans
- Design of programmes for best environmental practice (BEP).
- Implementation of the environmental management system, in accordance with ISO-14001 or the EMAS Regulation

We assist and manage accounting practice for anyone from self-employed workers to companies and organizations, and supervise the preparation of their annual accounts.

  • Draw up and legalise books and accounting records
  • Filing of accounts with the Trade Registry
  • Preparation of analytical profit and loss account report
  • Preparation and filing of annual accounts
  • Periodical analysis of financial statements, according to the requirements of each company
  • We carry out our procedures with all national, regional and municipal public authorities, either in person or online
  • Powers of attorney and electronic certificates
  • Business activity registration (Business activities tax -IAE)
  • Patent and licence applications
  • Municipal, regional and national tax management (Property tax –IBI, tourist tax, etc.)
  • Certificates from the Spanish tax agency (Hisenda), Ministry of Justice (criminal records, etc.), Department of Education of the Catalan government
  • Lodging of appeals against the property adjustment tax (Spanish land register -Cadastre)

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