Salvador & Associates

The Firm

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.

In addition to its three (3) partners, S&A has seven (7) senior associates and eleven (11) junior  associates,  all  of  whom  are  highly  qualified  in  the  areas  of  taxation  and commercial law.

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.

In addition, S&A offers services in the areas of immigrationintellectual propertylitigation and labor law.

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.

 

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