Steinentorstrasse 23
CH-4051 Basel

+41 58 881 01 01

+41 58 881 01 09

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Head of tax team: Rolf Wüthrich
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Number of advisers: 23
Languages: German, English, French, Swedish, Italian, Polish, Spanish

burckhardt advises entities and their owners in domestic and international tax questions and restructurings and renders estate tax planning services.
A substantial part of our activity we spend with the long-term tax planning in the field of corporate tax as well as succession and estate planning of individuals. We draw tax efficient reorganization plans and coordinate in international situations with our colleagues abroad. We render advice in domestic and international situations to groups of companies and their subsidiaries, to family owned businesses and their owners as well as to real estate transactions. Long-term tax planning, restructuring and conversions, purchase and sale of entities, joint ventures and review of alternatives in corporate financing are our core competences. We assist in choosing the legal entity form and in designing your business structure, in transferring shares or in splitting off parts of enterprises.  To safeguard family wealth succession and estate planning is of utmost importance for us.

Corporate tax matters:

  •  Cross-border project management
  •  Restructuring
  •  Cost-sharing arrangements
  •  Transactions
  •  M&A
  •  Financial services
  •  Corporate taxes
  •  Technology
  •  Value chains
  •  Real estate transactions
  •  Cash repatriation

Dispute resolution:

  •  Audit support
  •  Dispute resolution
  •  Pre-litigation
  •  Litigation
  •  Arbitration
  •  Controversy management

Tax advisory:

  •  Tax consulting
  •  International tax advisory
  •  Mulitnational group advisory
  •  US In- and Outbound
  •  Estate planning
  •  Real estate planning

Indirect tax:

  •  VAT

  •  Accounting
  •  Aviation
  •  Banking
  •  Consumer goods and services
  •  Financial services
  •  Government and public policy
  •  Healthcare
  •  Industrials
  •  Investment management
  •  Media
  •  Pharma and life sciences
  •  Real estate
  •  Transport

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