The structuring of property investments or developments in a tax efficient manner is essential in order to maximize the final return from a venture. Any property investment, from the purchase of a rental apartment to the development of a greenfield site, involves a multitude of tax issues including VAT, stamp duty, sub- contractors tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, and income tax. In the case foreign property investments proper planning is essential so as minimize local taxes and avoid (or minimize) double taxation on the repatriation of profits. At JPA Brenson Lawlor we can assist the investor/developer by advising on the most tax efficient way in which to structure their investment or development. In conjunction with our affiliated JPA offices throughout the world we can also advise on how to minimize tax in foreign jurisdictions and on the repatriation of profits. By providing the following services we can assist in ensuring your property investment is completed in the most tax efficient manner possible.