We work closely with tax consultants as the occasion may arise. We are also active on aspects of tax that are typically not the focus of tax accountants -- for example, court litigation, advice on the constitutional aspects of taxation, the actual drawing up of agreements to achieve given tax goals, and assessing and working around the rules on taxes payable to company and land registries. As lawyers, our communications with our clients enjoy unique legal privileges against disclosure. Our work extends to:
If you would like to discuss your foundation matters with our team, get in touch today to arrange an initial consultation by completing our online enquiry form or calling us on +234 1 4607890 or +234 1 2806970.
Virtually all of the major transactions, and many of the other transactions, that we advise on, have significant tax dimensions. We advise and represent clients of every hue regularly in respect of federal (chiefly income, capital gains, import duty, value-added tax and stamp duty), state and local government taxes especially in the following areas:
If you would like to discuss your transaction matters with our team, get in touch today to arrange an initial consultation by completing our online enquiry form or calling us on +234 1 4607890 or +234 1 2806970.
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