Navigation of the tax rules is becoming increasingly complicated, not least when it comes to international taxation. Many enterprises find that their tax base is expanding and that the control efforts of the authorities are intensifying in a number of areas. This results in increased need for expert advice to create sustainable solutions – advice tailored to the specific situation of the individual enterprise.

We continuously provide legal advice on all aspects of corporation tax and duties and have a large network of skilled tax specialists abroad, enabling us to handle international tax matters quickly and efficiently. We know that tax issues can have a huge impact on your enterprise. Consequently, our skilled specialists, who also continuously argue cases before the administrative authorities and the Danish courts, always ensure that the advice provided is carefully suited to the specific needs of your enterprise.

Our tax group is one of the largest in the country and we have dedicated specialists in all tax law areas. We provide advice to enterprises ranging from international corporations to medium-sized enterprises. 

We have five centres of excellence, which are M&A/structure, transfer pricing, VAT and other indirect taxes, personal tax and legal proceedings. 

Our team consists of highly qualified tax advisors with substantial legal insight and commercial understanding. We always ensure that all aspects are considered in order to provide you with the best possible tax consulting. With us, you gain access to a wide range of the best legal skills within tax law. 

Our tax advisers provide legal counsel on a stand-alone basis as well as in cooperation with advisers from our other practice groups, such as M&A and Corporate Matters, Real Estate & Construction, Financial Analyses, Family Business Succession, Insolvency & Restructuring etc.


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What the team is known for
Bech-Bruun has a strong practice working on both domestic and cross-border matters, offering expertise in areas across the full scope of tax law. Its areas of focus include VAT, exit tax and transfer pricing. The team is experienced advising on business succession and withholding tax matters. Its lawyers are active on a variety of contentious matters, as well as assisting with the tax aspects of M&A transactions. The firm has also established a reputable practice in mutual agreement proceedings. Its client base includes those active in the retail, financial and technology sectors.

Strengths
A client reports: "Bech-Bruun has a very good understanding of our business, so they give advice from a commercial point of view."

Another commentator acknowledges: "The firm is well versed in international transactions and issues that arise in a cross-border context."

Work highlights
Bech-Bruun advised the Danish Agriculture & Food Council on the detailing of the principles of future tax assessment of real estate.

Notable practitioners
Michael Serup is an esteemed lawyer in the market who focuses his advice on business succession tax and real estate tax assessment.

Thomas Frøbert acts for clients on tax disputes, including VAT, withholding tax and transfer pricing matters. He also assists with the tax aspects of M&A transactions. A client enthuses: "He is excellent, he is amazingly commercial, very clear and a trusted adviser."

Chambers and Partners Europe 2022, Tax

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Ranked: Tier 1

Bech-Bruun‘s tax department handles the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious matters. Traditionally focused on tax planning work, the group also has a strong focus on tax controversy matters, VAT mandates, transfer pricing litigation and domestic tax issues. In the area of succession planning, Michael Serup is the key practitioner, handling family business succession work, private client succession issues and estate planning matters. Practice head Thomas Frøbert has a strong international practice, advising clients on VAT and tax duty issues.

"The team is very good, efficient and responsive."

Legal 500, Tax

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