Practice Areas – Taxation

J.W. O’Donovan provides a comprehensive business and personal tax advisory service, offering innovative tax planning to clients. As legal consultants to Cogent Taxation Group Limited, a specialist taxation and wealth management company, we are perfectly positioned to offer our clients a complete range of high quality, independent tax services.

Several of our solicitors hold specialist qualifications in taxation enabling us to provide clients with practical, commercial and cost-effective advice in this broad and complex area. Our team of professionals is dedicated to bringing outstanding taxation and investment opportunities to clients in a confidential manner.

Taxation advice may form just one strand of more general advice sought by our clients in any given transaction. To ensure that best results are achieved, we apply a multidisciplinary approach across the practice to provide quick delivery of our advice to enable its timely implementation.

Our services include the following:

  • Investment management, including tax-efficient fund structuring
  • Innovative and effective estate planning
  • Private equity investments and other wealth management issues
  • Group buyouts, corporate reorganisations and company disposals
  • Structuring and restructuring of holding companies and other business entities
  • Investments in real estate funds and other structured investments relating to commercial and development property transactions
  • Exploitation and protection of intellectual property rights
  • Planning and compliance with VAT, stamp duty, corporation tax, CGT and other forms of commercial taxation
  • Capital tax structuring
  • Charities (creation and administration) and asset transfer
  • Creation of trusts and trust administration
  • Estate and tax planning and inheritance tax
  • Income tax, capital taxation and capital allowance schemes
  • Joint property
  • Tax efficient fund structuring
  • Tax efficient structuring of commercial and development property transactions
  • Investment consortia advice and structuring
  • Business Expansion Schemes: Company set up, Administration and Taxation advices
  • Corporate tax planning and advisory services for Irish and International companies and for inward investment into Ireland
  • Property taxation, including investment, development and financing
  • Revenue litigation and settlement negotiations
  • Tax efficient dispute resolution