Real Estate Tax

Based on a strong experience in all real estate related activities, in terms of both direct and indirect taxation, aware of legal and financial issues, our team, specialized in real estate taxation, provides national and international operators with decision and management tools for their tax strategy.


We provide a comprehensive approach of tax issues arising in the real estate sector, regarding both direct and indirect taxation, in a national or international context.

Our financial literacy allows us to understand real estate operations globally through professionals with double backgrounds.


We advise you on the ownership structure of real estate properties. We offer our expertise regarding tax management of operations, particularly with respect to transfer taxes, VAT, corporate income tax, local taxes and the 3% annual tax. We analyze specific tax regimes and structure real estate transactions according to the contemplated operation: investment transaction, development and construction or property trading.

Finally, we secure the transfer of cash flows to investors: debt/dividends arbitration, exit tax, etc.

We support you in transactions involving securities of real estate companies or their assets. We perform tax due diligences of the support company and its environment. We advise you regarding the tax structuring of the acquisition: transfer taxes, tax consolidation, regimes “SIIC”, “OPCI”, “SCPI”, etc. We analyze and manage the tax impact on the cash flow arising from the investment.

Our comprehensive and fully integrated approach allows to offer our customers a full transactional package including tax due diligence of target structures, tax structuring of the acquisition scheme, assistance in the process of negotiation, as well as the tax structuring of the bank and intercompany financing.

In addition to the assistance in the transaction, the trust placed in us by our clients allows us to ensure a tax support for projects throughout the life of the investment and to bring our expertise for the tax management of real estate companies and their assets, for the preparation and monitoring of the taxable income of the companies holding the assets, by analyzing and following up on the tax liabilities : VAT, transfer taxes, 3% annual tax, and we assist you with the French Tax Administration in claims, audits and litigations.

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