International Taxes: Latin American Tax Group

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Latin America's continued growth and stability makes it an attractive region, for multinationals contemplating doing business there for the first time or expanding an existing presence.

A coordinated approach to the Americas

LATAX has a core team of international tax resources with deep tax technical, business and cultural expertise in pan-regional Latin American tax issues throughout the Americas. Countries that form part of our extended LATAX network include Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela.

The team provides critical assistance to its clients in the following areas:

  • Mergers, acquisitions and dispositions
  • Structuring of new operations in the region
  • Financing of Latin American operations
  • Tax treatment of cross-border payments, including deductibility, withholding taxes, and VAT
  • Latin America's expanding tax treaty network
  • Regional shared service centres
  • Regional holding company structures
  • Limited risk service models, including contract and toll manufacturing and limited-risk distribution structures