About U. Barzily Law Offices
U.Barzily Law Offices is one of Israel’s leading law firms specializing in taxation. Founded in 2001, the firm offers domestic and international clients comprehensive advice on all aspects of taxation. The firm provides the highest quality services and has extensive professional know-how and broad experience in this area. The firm, located near the Ramat Gan Diamond Exchange, serves both individual clients and corporations, including Israelis and foreign residents, new immigrants and returning Israelis as well as private and public companies in Israel and overseas in all fields including: high-tech and industry, commerce and services, tourism, acquisition groups, real estate investment funds (REIT), real estate, public infrastructures and transport, non-government organizations, local authorities, government corporations and cooperatives.
Practice Areas: Taxation Law
All the firm’s activities are conducted with complete discretion as a basic principle. The firm’s practice areas include consultancy and accompanying of business transactions, professional legal opinions, discussions with the various tax authorities, dealing with tax assessors (including in the preliminary stages, submitting and handling wills) and pre-rulings. In addition, our firm practices litigation before various courts and tribunals and managing court disputes in all judicial bodies, both civil and criminal.
The firm’s structure enables all clients to receive direct contact with lawyers specializing in all aspects of taxation, and provides clients with an uncompromising commitment to reach the best solution for their tax problems through excellence and dedication.
Real Estate Law: Udi Barzily served as Chairman of a subcommittee as part of the Rabinovitz Committee that discussed special arrangements for real estate law. The firm is involved in many areas of real estate law in the area of real estate taxation and handles all aspects of taxation related to complex real estate deals, exchange, clearing construction and combination deals, purchasing groups, restructuring, dissolving cooperatives, purchase tax, sale and betterment tax, and deals involving agricultural land and the ILA.
Individual & Company Taxation: Income tax; capital market; VAT; international taxation; tax covenants; capital gains tax; structural changes – mergers, splits and acquisitions; employee’s options plans; investments center. Among other things, the firm writes professional opinions, provides advice and representation before the tax authorities, courts and judicial bodies and litigation on tax topics. The firm has a major reputation based on its proven success and fundamental precedent rulings obtained on tax topics.
International Taxation: Ventures in Israel and abroad, opinions regarding the art of double taxation, consultation of international holding structures, cooperation with a wide range of offices and colleagues around the world, and more.
New Immigrants and Returning Residents: Assistance to foreign residents, new immigrants, in light of tax law reforms – amendments 168 – tax benefits under the law.
Trusteeships and Representing Trustees and Beneficiaries: Following new arrangements in the law on the subject since 2006 and with many issues still not regulated in the sector, the firm is working through legal activities to resolve them.
Representing Public Companies and Consulting on Public Offerings: U. Barzily represents public companies in providing professional opinions attached to prospectuses. The firm represents active REIT funds (real estate funds operating in Israel). As part of this work, the firm has been involved in the legislative process and its application.
Criminal Tax Investigations: The firm obtains wide experience regarding tax investigations with the income tax, VAT and Customs investigating teams. This experience is highly important at the first stage of the investigation.
Innovative & Creative Solutions
The firm excels in finding effective solutions and efficient tax strategies or complex financial transactions. This creative, innovative and thorough approach is taken by the firm regarding taxation combined with a deep understanding of the options available to clients in relation to frequently changing taxation legislation.