“Carlos Mersán is lauded by sources as ‘the best lawyer in the tax market.’ He is well known for playing a key role in the writing of Paraguay’s Tax Law Reform. He also advises clients on corporate matters, impressing them with his ‘professionalism, technical ability and knowledge of the market.’”
Chambers and Partners
Our Tax Practice is one of the main specialties of the firm, which its longstanding reputation is recognized both nationally and internationally.
Our prestige in this area of the Law is backed up by the work and teachings of our founding member Dr. Carlos A. Mersán Chaux (+), which were passed on from one generation to the next. MERSAN Abogados’ tax team is composed of leading legal specialists in the tax field, highly committed to each particular case and business. This work includes an active involvement in the Paraguayan tax legislation. We are always on the cutting-edge of tax law development in Paraguay and our lawyers are regularly involved in the drafting of new tax regulations.
We have in-depth experience in advising on the full spectrum of tax-related matters, which involve and it is focused on national, international and multinational’s companies activities, creating tax-efficient cooperative structures, joint ventures, project finance, and generally all operations which required a tax and a multidisciplinary approach, reviewing all its fundamental aspects.
We provide, among others, the following services:
- Tax implications in contracts and in commercial transactions.
- Review of tax proceedings.
- Assistance in export tax credit recovery proceedings.
- Litigation before tax authorities.
- Litigation before judicial authorities.
- Tax incentives, free-trade zones, double taxation treaties and special investment regimes.