Deloitte's TP practice is the oldest, and one of the largest, TP specialist groups in Latin America. The team comprises 19 partners and more than 170 other professionals, many of whom have previously worked at the specialist TP unit at the Mexican tax authority (Servicio de Administratión or SAT).
The practice is overseen by Simón Somohano, who has more than 28 years of experience in the industry and leads the Advanced Pricing Agreements technical discussions with both the Mexican and US tax authorities on behalf of the export maquiladora and manufacturing industry association.
With a large base of talented and experienced professionals who constantly take advantage of a wide range of technological tools, in combination with a highly creative, and in some cases innovative, approach technique and Deloitte state-of-the-art Center of Excellence for Transfer Pricing Information and Research for Latin America, Deloitte is constantly committed to increase the market standards.
This year Deloitte's TP and International Tax controversy teams assisted a large multinational company in one of the first examinations under the new approach of the SAT that consist of doing the review, including stimulatingly diverse departments or areas (transfer pricing, international tax), as response, Deloitte's controversy teams includes specialists in each area who have experience in the industry and tax audit process.
Through an extensive collaborative work, Deloitte and client were able to collect evidence that identified the type of services received by the Mexican subsidiary such as the development of regional strategies, plans for the execution of corporate strategy, coordination of commercial operations and advisory.
This information included the people participating in the project as well as a financial analysis of how these services helped the company to increase sales or reduce costs.
Skatt is made up of 11 partners with an international firm background and more than 90 qualified professionals.
Their extensive experience in the International Big 4 and similar Firms made the founding members understand that there were very specific needs in tax issues that were not being satisfied with quality and efficiency. So they came together to create a unique philosophy that would allow them a different way of working.
Skatt covers local and international tax aspects with services available for companies that operate with national, foreign or mixed investment.
With the Beyond Tax Advisory® philosophy, Skatt aims to boost client satisfaction through systematic updates on tax and comprehensive support with the willing-to-go-the-extra-mile gene engraved into its DNA; engaging efforts that go beyond the initial assignment, adding value to the clients.
The transfer pricing practice at NATERA helps clients in identifying and assessing risks and proposing business oriented solutions with an integral approach, carefully grounded on a thorough custom-made legal analysis.
The firm has a unique ability of integrating transfer pricing with the overall tax and customs planning, which allows them to align transfer pricing planning, implementation and documentation into a dynamic process. The firm is frequently sought by clients for the evaluation of their transfer pricing policy, strategy, compliance, and to act as expert witnesses on transfer pricing controversies.
The firm's has vast experience in dealing with competent tax authorities in transfer pricing audits, advanced pricing arrangements and mutual agreement procedures.Their services also include the preparation or review of comparable searches, economical analyses and transfer pricing documentation, as well as valuations of companies and tangible or intangible assets.