The Taxation Group

The Taxation Group is one of the strengths of the Firm. It is guided by Wilfrido Sanchez, a pre-eminent practitioner who was the Managing Director and Head of the Tax Division of SGV and Co. The Group handles all legal aspects of income, business, estate and transfer taxes imposed by the national government, as well as business taxes imposed by local governments. The services rendered by the Group include corporate planning for business entities to minimize income and business taxes, as well as estate planning for individuals to minimize income, donor's and estate taxes. Other services include conduct of tax audits; preparation of tax returns; study of tax aspects of corporate organizations or reorganizations; counseling on tax treaty implications/applications; and advice on proposed tax legislation and preparation of position papers. Members of the Group have wide experience in appearing before and dealing with the Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Court of Tax Appeals.