Senior Partner at Studio Tributario Tognolo (estabilished by him in November, 2002), Paolo received his Economic’s degree as a Tax Consultant at the Bocconi University of Milan.
He is a member of the State tax consultants association from 1992 (Dottori Commercialisti) and a member of the State Chartered Accountant association (authorising to perform the activity of Statutory Auditor of Italian legal entities).
He is also included in the Register of technical consultants of the Milan tax Courts as expert of international tax matters.
He regularly provides tax advice to several Italian multinational groups and helps a trustful support to foreign multinational groups on Italian and international tax matters. He also performs the statutory auditor’ legal control activities for many relevant Italian legal entities. He is widely experienced in:
- M&A (structuring and tax due diligence) and IPO (tax side).
- Streamlining projects and reorganization of European groups;
- International tax treaties and double taxation aspects;
- Permanent Establishment;
- Transfer Pricing (group planning, defence, documentation, benchmarking analysis, unilateral APA, bilateral APA, Patent box regimes);
- Back-office assistance to companies during the assessment performed by tax authorities and following steps at domestic as well international implications (i.e. EU arbitration convention procedures and Mutual Agreement Procedures);
- Standard Ruling and Ruling for New Investments;
- Group business reorganisations (economic analysis, transfer pricing aspects, direct and indirect tax consequences);
Paolo Tognolo is member of International Tax Commission of the Milan’s Tax Consultant associations and he regularly partecipates as relator to Conferences and Matsters organized by the tax law school of the Tax Consultant’s foundation of Milan. He’s also a member of the Company law Board of Assolombarda, of B.I.A.C. (the Business and Industry Advisory Commitee to the OECD) and partner of I.F.A. (International Fiscal Association).
He regularly lectures at external courses, seminars and workshops for several domestic and international organisations on domestic and international tax matters (such as Business International, Sole 24 Ore, International Institute of Research, Learning Resources Associate and Cegos) and at masters in international taxation (CERTI-Bocconi University, Centro Studi Ragionieri and CEGOS).
Studio Tributario Tognolo:
The tax firm Studio Tributario Tognolo was created in 2002 as initiative of its only founder: Paolo Tognolo. It’s an Italian firm of Tax Consultants, Chartered Accountants and Tax Lawyers located in Milan (Italy) dealing with tax, account and company law advice for medium and large Italian legal entities and for Italian and foreign multinational groups.
The firm is not linked to any auditing company, or tax and legal international network. As a consequence it does not incur in any of the limitations or restrictions at present fixed by CONSOB (Italian regulatory Body), Sarbarnes-Oxley American Law, or by any other foreign regulatory Bodies.
In this environment, the firm represents both the interests of Italian investor’s abroad and foreign investors in Italy through the involvement of a selected group of skilled professional around the globe.
Studio Tributario Tognolo has the unique ability to anticipate the potential vulnerabilities of companies’ processes, planning an efficient management in an internationally dynamic context, building based on trustworthiness and partnership lasting in some cases over 15 years.