Kinga Baran Partner, Head of Tax Advisory
Kinga is a certified tax advisor and an acknowledged expert in the field of Value Added Tax. She gained her experience working for many years in one of the biggest tax law offices, also as Director of Direct Tax Department. She earned a law degree with distinction at the University of Warsaw.
Kinga had a contribution to preparation and verification of tax law assessments, also for the Polish government. She also prepared and supervised redaction of pleadings for clients in litigation with the tax authorities. She took part in tax audits of the biggest commercial companies on the Polish market, gaining a great expertise and practical knowledge.
Her extensive experience in national and international taxes covers i.e. :
- Mergers & Acquisitions (sell- and buy-side tax due diligence, deal structuring, contract reviews)
- Polish and international corporate tax practice particularly in the fields of national and cross-border structuring (acquisition and financing structures) post-deal integration (transformations, mergers, de-mergers), reorganization, liquidation.
- Tax litigation (representation of taxpayers before federal and cantonal tax authorities and tax courts)Transfer Pricing (Coordination of advisory on TP issues between related entities, overseeing verification of the TP documentation and agreements between related parties, assistance during tax audits relating to intercompany transactions.)
For many years Kinga has been giving lectures on the Value Added Tax, including specialized trainings dedicated to different industries and business. She is the author of several books and publications in the field of tax law that appeared among others in Rzeczpospolita, Gazeta Prawna and Finanse Komunalne.