Our Firm has been developing expertise in the maritime field for many years.
We have assisted shipowners with the acquisition and financing of ships (sailing or motor ships as well as cargo ships) under various tax incentive mechanisms (DOM regime, joint ownership, tax lease).
We also have solid experience in the yachting sector in connection with the implementation of schemes for the acquisition and operation of yachts by private individuals within an optimised tax framework.
These schemes raise the following issues:
We have experience in advising French and international clients on the acquisition of real estate assets in France.
Our expertise naturally relates to the choice of the acquisition structure but also to the most appropriate tax regime depending on how the property will be used (private use, unfurnished rental, furnished rental).
We have developed particular expertise in the special regime of furnished rentals (professional or private) as well as in seasonal rentals.
We take into consideration all related issues that may arise, such as the recovery of VAT paid at the time of acquisition or whether wealth tax or inheritance/gift tax will be due in the event of works.
For many years the Firm has been helping artists and sportspersons optimise their taxation and in relation to their high mobility.
In particular, we have built up a large network of foreign colleagues which allows us to make an overall assessment of the tax obligations of artists and sportspersons in the various countries where they carry on their activities.
For our influencer clientele, we have developed a partnership with advisers in Dubai and Florida, the preferred destinations for these clients, to make it easier for them to set up.
We regularly advise on tax and customs issues relating to the import and export of works of art:
We also provide services in relation to payments in kind