The risk of tax planning in the M&A and the way of prevention

The tax accounting training courses offered by the People’s University of China was opened on August 25, 2012. Mr Liu Tianyong was invited to give a talk to lawyers & attorneys nationwide on tax involvement and planning in M&A. The talk covers potential tax related risks in M&A transactions and possible solutions to prevent or minimize such problems. Particularly, it covers the following six topics:

(1) Six types of M&A

(2) Principles used in tackling tax issues in M&A transactions

-The general

-The specific

(3) The six types of tax treatment granted to M&A

(4) Special tax treatments in cross-border corporate/business  restructurings

(5) Risks in M&A: indirect equity transfer

(6) The typical cases analysis