Purpose of the Practice Group:

 

Welcome on the ITPG (International Taxation Practice Group) page. Our Practice Group consists of more than 500 tax professionals from over than 80 countries. The contact details of the very active "Senior Members" are shown in the sub category "Members". We meet 6 - 10 times per year and exchange insider knowledge about tax strategies, tax chances and risks for companies and private individuals. We work closely together when it comes to cross-border tax issues as we believe that international tax matters can only be solved on a high level if local experts are involved. Our Practice Group Members offer the following services:

  • Tax efficient structures for cross-border tax planning
  • Taxation of investments in foreign countries
  • Accessing benefits of double tax treaties
  • Advice on transfer pricing: Interpretation of OECD guidelines
  • Documentation and preparation of transfer pricing reports and advanced tax rulings
  • Tax services related to M&A transactions, such as tax due diligence
  • Advising on hidden taxes incident to reorganizations, such as registration taxes, stamp taxes, and hidden reserves that may be triggered by the transaction



  • Support in connection with cross-border tax examinations by the fiscal authorities
  • Fiscal representation services
  • VAT and VAT recovery
  • Income tax return preparation
  • Expatriate taxation services
  • Tax efficient employment structures
  • Tax litigation
  • Inheritance / gift tax
  • Taxation of foundations, trusts and tax transparent entities



The services offered by our various Practice Group Member firms may differ from country to country. For detailed information please contact the relevant Practice Group Member firm.

If you would like to know more about ITPG please feel free to contact the World or Regional Chairpersons. Contact details can be found below.


Oliver Biernat

Global Chairperson of the Practice Group

Benefitax GmbH
Steuerberatungsgesellschaft, Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

T: +49 69 256 227 60
F: +49 69 256 227 611
E: o.biernat@benefitax.de
W: www.benefitax.de


Ashish Bairagra
Global Vice Chairperson of the Practice Group

M L BHUWANIA AND CO LLP, Chartered Accountants
Mumbai, India

T: +91 22 6117 49 49
F: +91 22 6117 49 50
E: ashish@mlbca.in
W: www.mlbca.in

Alan Rajah
Global Vice Chairperson of the Practice Group

Lawrence Grant, Chartered Accountants
London, UK

T: +44 208 861 75 75
F: +44 208 863 91 98
E: alan@lawrencegrant.co.uk
W: www.lawrencegrant.co.uk

Ashish Bairagra
Regional Chairperson Asia Pacific

M L BHUWANIA AND CO LLP, Chartered Accountants
Mumbai, India

T: +91 22 6117 49 49
F: +91 22 6117 49 50
E: ashish@mlbca.in
W: www.mlbca.in

Ricky W.P. Wong
Regional Vice Chairperson Asia Pacific

Wong Brothers & Co. Certified Public Accountants
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

T: +852 2520 2701
F: +852 2861 3757
E: rickywong@wongbros.com.hk
W: www.wongbros.com.hk

Ross D.R. Forrester
Regional Vice Chairperson Asia Pacific

Westcourt Family Business Accountants
Perth, Australia

T: +61 08 9221 8811
F: +61 08 9223 8805
E: ross.forrester@westcourt.com.au
W: www.westcourt.com.au


Oliver Biernat
Regional Chairperson Europe

Benefitax GmbH
Steuerberatungsgesellschaft, Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

T: +49 69 256 227 60
F: +49 69 256 227 611
E: o.biernat@benefitax.de
W: www.benefitax.de

Sergio Guerrero Rosas
Regional Chairperson Latin America

Guerrero y Santana, S.C.
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

T: +52 664 634 25 23
F: +52 664 634 25 23
E: sguerrero@guerrerosantana.com.mx
W: www.guerrerosantana.com.mx

Angel Gabriel Viso
Regional Vice Chairperson Latin America

Viso, Rodriguez, Cottin, Medina, Ramirez & Asociados
Caracas, Venezuela

T: +58 212 951 79 77
F: +58 212 952 20 52
E: angelg.viso@vrcabogados.com.ve
W: www.vrcabogados.com.ve

Seres Baum
Regional Vice Chairperson Latin America

Work Group International
Goiânia, Brazil

T: +55 11 4062 15 15
E: seres.baum@wgi.one
W: http://www.wgi.one

Graeme Sagger
Regional Chairperson Middle East Africa

Nolands
Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa

T: +27 21 658 6600
F: +27 86 242 9929
E: graemes@nolandscpt.co.za
W: www.nolands.co.za

Abdulateef Olatunji Abdulrazaq
Regional Vice Chairperson Middle East Africa

Nolands Nigeria
Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria

T: +234 1 853 39 02
E: oabdulrazaq@saffron-ng.com
W: www.saffron-ng.com

Jeffery L. Mowery
Regional Chairperson North America

Mowery & Schoenfeld LLC
Chicago, IL, USA

T: +1 847 247 89 59
F: +1 847 883 87 04
E: jmowery@msllc.com
W: www.msllc.com

Fernando Lopez
Regional Vice Chairperson North America

Prager Metis International LLC
New York, NY, USA

T: +1 212 643 00 99
E: flopez@pragermetis.com
W: www.pragermetis.com


Very active Senior Group Members: