SALVADOR & ASSOCIATES (S&A) was established in 2003 by experts in tax and commercial law. In the short time S&A has been in existence, it has already been recognized as one of the leading firms engaged in tax practice in the Philippines. Its tax practice encompasses tax advisory and tax planning services, and tax advocacy and litigation, most of which are rendered to various multinational and top 500 companies in the Philippines.
S&A also has a vast commercial law practice comprising of special projects, such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, initial public offerings, and the structuring and financing of investments.
As the Philippines member of TAXAND, a global network of over 2,000 leading tax advisors, S&A can provide its clients with access to highly specialist and independent tax advice in nearly 50 countries.
S&A’s tax practice includes tax advisory and planning, tax compliance, family wealth planning, and compensation planning, among others. Its tax advocacy practice includes the handling of tax audit and investigations and claims for refund of overpaid national and local taxes, including input value-added taxes. Although a relatively new firm, its tax cases alone already number close to 200 and involve billions of pesos. S&A represents its clients before various government agencies, such as the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), the Department of Finance and the Securities and Exchange Commissions (SEC) as well as with the various courts in the Philippines, such as Regional Trial Courts, the Court of Tax Appeals, the Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court.
S&A’s commercial law practice encompasses a wide variety of legal services including special projects in the areas of power and energy, mining, financing, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments, and corporate reorganizations.
S&A was voted the preferred tax counsel in the Philippines for 2008 as announced by ASIAN-COUNSEL, a Pacific Business Press Publication, in its July/August 2008 issue. S&A was also one of two Philippine firms included by the International Tax Review in its World Tax 2009, a comprehensive guide to the world’s leading tax firms and tax advisers.