Tax issues for Transportation & Logistics companies

Market turmoil, intense competition and global expansion have sparked unprecedented levels of regulation which T&L companies need to keep up with. According to our global CEO Survey, tax is one of the most important regulatory concerns of the CEO, and is driving demand for proper internal controls and robust financial reporting processes, to satisfy regulators and stakeholders.

VAT, tonnage tax, leasing contracts… No problem for our clients. National regulations offer diverse scope of design especially for transportation and logistics companies. Also taking into account the international context of the sector, there are diverse application possibilities for taxation matters: the foreign subsidiary provides transportation or agency services; at the provision of storage or warehouse facilities abroad; at contract logistics, or the availability of logistics know how.

Clients engage PwC because we understand your business and economic environment and combine this with specialist tax knowledge. We help you navigate complexity to achieve business objectives by reducing tax risks and meeting your compliance obligations. We have the courage to ask the tough questions that get to the heart of the matter. Having clarity around your challenges helps us put ourselves in your shoes, and together achieve a successful tax strategy. We help you with:

  • International tax planning
  • M&A tax consulting as well as consulting in indirect taxes
  • Consulting in purchase tax or settlement price questions
  • Supporting in the relocation of functions
  • Consulting in special topics of the logistics industry, especially tonnage tax
  • Optimisation of leasing contracts