The firm, headed by its partners, leads an esteemed tradition of creativity, innovativeness, and excellence and is ranked for many years amongst Israel’s top tax law firms, both by international ranking guides (such as Legal 500 and Chambers) as well as by Israeli ranking guides.
Practice Areas – The firm provides tax counseling to domestic and foreign clients, and specializes in legal representation before Israeli tax authorities and courts in all tax areas, including: voluntary disclosure procedure, income tax, international taxation, real estate taxation, indirect taxation (VAT), corporate taxation, trusts, etc. The firm presents a track record in these areas including approvals for tax postponements and/or reduced taxes as well as the obtainment of Supreme Court tax related precedents.
Activity – The firm is best known for both its extraordinary tax planning and for obtaining ground breaking rulings and agreements for its clients. Based on this reputation, we are considered the leading law firm with regards to the voluntary disclosure procedure and handle the largest number of such procedures, including the vast majority of the most complex and complicated ones. The firm provides worldwide tax coverage, working side by side with leading lawyers, CPA’s and tax experts from across the globe, in order to find the best tax solutions for its multi-national clientele. The firm provides tax consulting to Israeli and foreign clients, and specializes in legal representation before Israeli the authorities and the courts in all areas of tax. With a reputation as Israel’s leading tax law firm, the firm serves as a professional address for lawyers, accountants and tax advisors seeking answers to tax issues requiring creative solutions. The Firm is a Cooperation Partner of WTS Alliance, the largest international network of firms specializing in tax advisory services and tax planning, with presence in approximatly 100 countries worldwide.
The Firm’s Staff – Commitment to Excellence
Anat Tenne, Adv. (CPA) – Senior and Managing Partner – LL.B and Accounting, Cum Laude, from the Tel Aviv University. Specializes in all tax areas. Considered as one of Israel’s leading tax experts and has successfully handled hundreds of transactions and tax matters before the various tax authorities. Successfully achieved tax arrangements, minimizing tax liabilities, while guaranteeing finalization of proceedings. In the last few years, has been involved mainly in capital settlements, trusts, international taxation, activity-sales and in the settlement of conflicts with the tax authorities. Adv. Tenne previously held positions with the Israeli tax authority. Lectures in front of various forums in tax matters and publishes professional articles and responses in tax matters in the written media.
Amichai Pery, Adv. (Accounting) – Senior Partner – LL.B, and Accounting, Cum Laude, from the Tel Aviv University. Specializes in international taxation and income tax, with an emphasis on employee incentive taxation (options, stock, phantom plans, etc). Adv. Pery planned, established and accompanied hundreds of tax shelters, of both individuals and corporations, including handling and regulating such activities before the tax authorities. Adv. Pery specializes in reporting and regulating foreign income of individuals, trusts, foreign tax shelters as well as in counseling new immigrants and returning residents. Has practical experience in accompanying overseas activities, including before foreign tax authorities, with an emphasis on US taxation. Adv. Pery is a combat pilot in the Israeli Air Force (reserve duty).
Nir Horenstein, Adv. (Accountant) – Partner – LL.B & Accounting from the Tel Aviv University, Cum Laude, and LL.M. & M.B.A., summa cum laude, from the Tel Aviv University. Specializes in real estate taxation, VAT, income tax and court litigation. Adv. Horenstein is the co-author of the books “The Reform in Real Estate Taxation” and of “The Reform in Israeli Tax” and weekly writes a column in real estate taxation matters in the financial newspaper “Globes”. Nowadays, Adv. Horenstein represents individuals and corporations, municipalities and serves as Israeli counsel to international tax firms.
Udi Shostak, Adv. (Eco.) – Partner – LL.B and Economics, Cum Laude, from the Tel Aviv University. Previously served as a tutor in the Tel Aviv University and Ramat Gan College. Author of numerous journalistic and professional articles. Specializes in international taxation, multinational tax shelters, accompanying Israeli’s operating in Africa, trust arrangements and oversea funds, taxation of online sales, option and controlling shareholder’s taxation and a specific specialty in mergers, divisions and VAT.
Helena Ben-Baruch, Adv. (Accountant) – Partner – LL.B and Accounting, Cum Laude, from the Tel Aviv University. Specializes in capital market taxation, trust taxation, international taxation, mergers and divisions. Co-author of the capital market taxation book and regularly writes professional articles in various tax matters. Provides tax consult to some of the biggest players in the Israeli market, including to banks, investment companies, insurance companies, trust funds, venture capital funds and real estate development companies. A partner to precedential tax arrangements in the field of corporate structure alteration, employee stock options, taxation income derived from securities, foreign income taxation, capital gains taxation (resulting from corporate sales), foreign resident and returning resident taxation.
Shlomi Regev, Adv. (Accountant) – Partner – LL.B and Accounting, Cum Laude, from the Tel Aviv University. Specializes in international taxation, tax shelters, tax treaties, accompanying and directing cases before foreign tax authorities, employee benefit taxation, trust taxation, foreign resident taxation and new immigrant/returning resident taxation. A partner to the achievement of approvals and precedential arrangements in the field of international taxation, employee incentives and controlling shareholders taxation, foreign and returning resident taxation, foreign corporate taxation and more. Adv. Regev provides consultation to both Israeli and multinational corporations with respect to Israeli and foreign tax issues (with a special emphasis on US taxation).
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