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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
Strong practice working on both domestic and cross-border matters, offering expertise in areas across the full scope of tax law. Areas of focus include VAT, exit tax and transfer pricing. Experienced advising on business succession and withholding tax matters. Active on a variety of contentious matters, as well as assisting with the tax aspects of M&A transactions. Has established a reputable practice in mutual agreement proceedings. Client base includes those active in the retail, financial and technology sectors.

Strengths
One client reports that the lawyers "act fast and are very result-oriented," and adds: "They suggest the correct alternative solutions and guide clients."

Another client praises the team's customer-oriented approach, highlighting its "very good understanding of our company and the industry we operate in."

Work highlight
Represented KPC in a VAT case before the ECJ.

Notable practitioners
Michael Serup is a well-known name in the market and focuses his advice on business succession tax and real estate tax assessment. One client comments: "He is highly competent and has strong communication skills."

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. One client states: "He sees a way forward in every complex situation," adding that "he is also a good communicator who translates the complex tax issues into an understandable language."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Tax

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Ranked: tier 1

The team at Bech-Bruun, which is led by Thomas Frøbert, covers the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious tax matters. The group has recently seen an uptick in succession planning work, an area in which Michael Serup ‘is known as one of the best in Denmark’; this includes tax valuation analyses, private succession work and estate planning issues. Frøbert regularly advises clients on indirect taxes, including VAT, customs tax, energy duties and vehicle registration duties. The department also handles the tax aspects of M&A transactions and contentious proceedings including transfer pricing litigation.

‘Great professionalism.’

‘The ability to communicate something highly complex in an understandable way and secure that the plan is executed to the satisfaction of the client is a well-known fact about Bech-Bruun (...).

Legal 500, Tax

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