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Real Estate Tax

Astute tax and structuring advice in the context of real estate transactions is critically important to sophisticated real estate investors and funders.

We field an experienced and commercial team who advise on structuring both domestic and cross-border real estate transactions.

We act for a variety of market participants on real estate investments, securitisations, joint ventures, limited partnerships, fund establishment (both cross-border and domestic), IPOs of real estate companies, leasing structures and mergers and acquisitions in the real estate sector.

In addition to domestic matters in the major jurisdictions, we are particularly adept at advising on cross-border matters, drawing on the resources of our 100 strong global tax group.  

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Publications: 12 FEBRUARY 2021

The Spanish Constitutional Court declares certain squatter-protection rules in Catalonia null

On 28 January 2021 the Spanish Constitutional Court published a ruling that declares null several articles  of the DL 17/2019 on the basis, among others, that annulled provisions affect basic elements…

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Glass office buildings

Publications: 28 NOVEMBER 2019

Optional VAT regime on immovable lease – New Royal Decree establishing the modalities of the option

As from 1 January 2019, taxpayers may opt to charge VAT on the letting of immovable property for professional use. On 25 November, the new rules fixing the timing and modalities of the “option” have…

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building

Publications: 31 OCTOBER 2019

Market update – legal developments in the German real estate market

Focus: "Berlin Rent Freeze" and Real Estate Transfer Tax Reform

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office building

Publications: 25 OCTOBER 2019

Update on the German real estate transfer tax reform

Quite surprisingly, the members of the German government coalition (CDU/CSU and SPD) have agreed yesterday to not vote on the German real estate transfer tax (RETT) reform in the German Bundestag this…

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