Turkey



World Tax Reviews

Tax
Centrum Auditing & Consulting

Professional services firm Centrum is highly recommended for its full tax service. It has bolstered its tax practice with the addition of three partners and has opened a new office in the capital of Ankara. The tax team has in-depth experience in various industry sectors. Some of its new clients are in the following sectors: aviation, port management, ecommerce and entertainment. Burçin Gözlüklü is the managing partner leading the team of four partners supported by senior tax managers. The firm has bolstered its tax department with the recruitment of three tax partners: Fazıl Boyraz, Fırat Güçlü and Yasin Ergün. 

Case studies show that the firm represented a logistic company regarding overpayment in stamp tax. The team identified the excessive payment and prepared the formal application regarding the refund of the stamp tax valued at TRL 3.2 million.

Esin Attorney Partnership

Esin Attorney Partnership is the Turkish member of the Baker McKenzie network. its tax practice is highly recommended and offers full tax advice and tax dispute assistance. Tax advice services include tax restructuring, indirect tax, transactional tax, due diligence, international taxation and more. The firm represents clients in all stages of tax disputes, such as engaging with the tax authority during the tax audit, in court representation, appeals, arbitration and post-court assistance. Erdal Ekinci is the partner in charge and is supported by two senior associates.  

Case studies show the firm represented an online travel company in a tax audit by the Turkish tax authority focusing on digital permanent establishment claims. This also involved representing the client in a litigation process filed against the tax assessments on the subject matter. The case was valued at USD 15 million.

Penezoglu Law Firm

The Turkish law firm has an established tax legal practice assisting national and multinational corporation before the tax authority and in courts since 2001. Over the years, the firm has represented clients in favourable precedential tax cases such as representing Ford Motor Company before the Constitutional Court regarding the use of constitutional individual application right in the tax dispute, taxation of the digital economy, and application of tax-free spin-off. Founding partner Yusuf Gokhan Penezoglu leads the team of four tax advisers. 

Client feedback 

Penezoglu Law Firm is a dynamic team with strong expertise. They are always proactive, systematic and accessible when we need them. ı believe these three features are the essentials of a client, expecting from a law firm.” 

Strengths are wide network, knowledge and expertise of tax controversies.