During the Asian Legal Business’ Philippine Law Awards, ACCRALAW was awarded the Tax and Trusts Law Firm for the Year for 2020. ACCRALAW’s tax advisory and litigation practice is steadily growing.

The Firm’s tax lawyers are known for providing practical solutions to address their tax concerns. The services range from tax advice to support day-to-day operations of clients in different industries to representation in administrative investigations and disputed matters before the Court of Tax Appeals.

Among its notable cases are:

  • Successfully represented clients in their claims for refund of unutilized input VAT and erroneously paid taxes, where such claims ranged from 50 to 100 Million Pesos;
  • Assisted in the negotiations resulting in the settlement of large and complex estates, including an evaluation of the estates’ entitlement to avail of the tax amnesty;
  • Caused the dismissal of cases against clients charged with violations of the Tax Code.

The Firm’s Tax Department is headed by Partner Eric R. Recalde. Another notable tax practitioner in this field is Senior Partner Ruby Rose J. Yusi.