Real estate tax services

In recent years the real estate industry has become a valued and dynamic investment sector in Central and Eastern Europe. Property issues are intricate and involve multiple regulations which are constantly changing in each territory. EU accession reduces the perceived risk of investments, which increases investor interest in this region. In Slovenia large scope developing and international investing into Real Estate sector is still one of the newest but has been developing industries very fast in recent years. Foreign investors benefit from strong and low risk local economy and fully EU harmonized tax legislation. PricewaterhouseCoopers Slovenia as part of PwC Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Real Estate network has established a dedicated team of professionals with expertise in real estate industry that know the local market and can help you in various taxation and financial issues.

Types of real estate services

We provide tax advice on all real estate issues from the straightforward to the highly complex including:

  • Real estate transfer tax
  • Real estate related VAT issues
  • Capital gains tax
  • Accounting principles SAS 2006, IFRS
  • Tenants improvements
  • Property encumbrances and its finance and tax effects
  • Asset vs. share deals etc.

More complex issues require involving a combination of interdisciplinary real estate, tax, legal and financial expertise. Such high profile work includes the following services:

  • Domestic and international tax structuring, including advice on:
    • Beneficial holding location
    • Setting up the company structures
    • Development issues
    • Exit strategies etc.
  • Mergers and acquisitions and post deal restructuring, including due diligence for both acquisitions and disposals
  • Setting up of real estate fund in various tax jurisdictions through PwC Global Network
  • Value Added Tax and transfer tax optimization
  • Providing advice on utilization of investment tax credits and optimization of capital gains
  • Buy side and supply side Real Estate Deal Support services – REDS

Our approach

  • We provide one lead advisor through the entire transaction process (buy/sell) or/and experts for specific tasks in the process
  • Interdisciplinary approach (real estate / financial / tax / legal)
  • Internationally integrated real estate network (investors and real estate markets)
  • Consistent real estate deal support across Europe
  • Proactive approach / solution orientation
  • Transparent and efficient process management
  • High flexibility – dedicated teams

    Scope of real estate deal support tax services – buy side

    Scope of real estate deal support tax services – supply side

    We are able to draw on the expertise of our international real estate network to ensure that both international and home country requirements of the investor are addressed on a seamless basis.

    Contact us

    Miroslav Marchev
    Director, Tax Services Leader
    Tel: +386 1 583 6058

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