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Le Fonti 2017

10 July 2017

Vasapolli & Associati wins award as Best Tax Law Firm in Italy

On the 7th June 2017 at the headquarters of the Milan Stock Exchange, Vasapolli & Associati was awarded “Best Italian Tax Law Firm”, in the “Boutique Firm Excellence - national tax law” category, at the International Le Fonti Awards.
This high-profile sector award was given to Vasapolli & Associati also as recognition of the unique agreement with the Italian Tax Authority (Agenzia delle Entrate) signed on January 2017 establishing that all the Italian Tax Authority officials have free access to the portal in all its functions, in particular the online version of the book “From the financial statement to the business income” (“Dal bilancio d’esercizio al reddito d’impresa”) by Guido Vasapolli and Andrea Vasapolli, which is constantly updated throughout the year, and the Newsletter curated by the authors of the book themselves.
Some of the most prestigious Italian tax and law firms were among the winners in other categories: Macchi di Cellere Gangemi, Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati, CBA Studio Legale e Tributario, Legance, LabLaw, Studio Legale Sutti.

Norme e Tributi Cover

1 July 2017

Reverse merger, tax disputes on the post-merger net equity

Reverse merger, the tax quality of the post-merger net equity of the acquiring company, article published in Norme e Tributi Mese (Il Sole 24 Ore) n. 7-8, July 2017.

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Norme e Tributi Logo

1 luglio 2017

Fusione inversa, la stratificazione fiscale del patrimonio netto

Fusione inversa, approfondimento in merito alla stratificazione fiscale del patrimonio netto della società incorporante. Norme e Tributi Mese (Il Sole 24 Ore) n. 7-8, luglio 2017.

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Il Sole 24 Ore

29 June 2017

National Commission for Tax Standards of Conduct

The “National Commission for Tax Standards of Conduct”, established by the Italian Association of Certified Public Accountants, issued the conduct rule n. 198 with reference to the tax assessments to the shareholders arising from the higher taxable income assessed to the participated company. Andrea Vasapolli, senior partner, is a Member of the above Commission.

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Cover Vasapolli 2017

12 June 2017

From Financial Statement to Business Income 2017

Now in its 24th annual edition, year 2017, Guido and Andrea Vasapolli’s Book - From Financial Statement to Business Income – RT Editore – pages 3,550 - continues to be the definitive best-seller book on Italian corporate taxation and it has become a niche tax book on a number of different topics ranging from the drawing up of financial statements to the assessment of corporate taxes. This edition brings the book completely up to date with the 2017 Budgetary Stability Act, the New accounting principles and the new corporate income tax law.

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IlVasapolli.it

14 March 2017

The Italian Tax Authority chooses ilVasapolli.it

We have the pleasure to inform you that the Director of the Italian Tax Authority (Agenzia delle Entrate), dott.ssa Rossella Orlandi, has signed a memorandum of understanding about the digital system www.ilVasapolli.it.
Thanks to this agreement all the Italian Tax Authority officials will have free access to the portal www.ilVasapolli.it in all its functions, in particular the online version of the book “From the financial statement to the corporate income tax” (“Dal bilancio d’esercizio al reddito d’impresa”) by Guido Vasapolli and Andrea Vasapolli, which is constantly updated throughout the year, and the Newsletter curated by the authors of the book themselves.
With this prestigious agreement, absolutely unique in its nature for the Italian Tax Authority, the portal www.ilVasapolli.it and the book by Guido Vasapolli and Andrea Vasapolli, which arrived in 2016 to its XXIII edition, become officially a reference point, with regard to the financial statement and corporate income tax issues, for the Italian Tax Authority officials in the execution of their institutional activity.
The free access to the digital system www.ilVasapolli.it fits into a broader agreement which includes the organization of conjoined initiatives for professional development, with the participation of both Guido and Andrea Vasapolli and senior Tax Authority officials.

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IlSole24Ore

21 September 2016

National Commission for Tax Standards of Conduct

The “National Commission for Tax Standards of Conduct”, established by the Italian Association of Certified Public Accountants, issued the conduct rule n. 197 with reference to the accounting and tax rules that apply to photovoltaic installations. Andrea Vasapolli, senior partner, is a Member of the above Commission.

 

 

STEP

13 September 2016

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Andrea Vasapolli, senior partner of the firm, has been enrolled as full member at the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. This further qualification confirms his extensive experience in trusts, estate and family succession.

 

 

LECTA

13 September 2016

Vasapolli & Associati advise on multi-million euro Revolving Credit Facility

Vasapolli & Associati acted as Italian tax advisor to the Borrowers and the Guarantors of a Multicurrency Revolving Credit Facility totalling € 65,000,000 arranged by Credit Suisse International, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, Deutsche Bank AG London Branch and UniCredit. Deutsche Bank AG London Branch acted as Facility Agent, Security Trustee and Issuing Bank.

 

 

LegalCommunity

13 September 2016

Vasapolli & Associati advise on multi-million euro finance listing

Vasapolli & Associati acted as Italian tax advisor to the Issuer and the Guarantors of an offering of € 600,000,000 fixed and floating rate Senior Secured Notes that have been listed in the Luxembourg Stock Exchange’s Euro MTF market. Joint Bookrunners were Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, UniCredit Bank.

 

 

IlSole24Ore

15 April 2016

National Commission for Tax Standards of Conduct

The “National Commission for Tax Standards of Conduct” appointed by the Italian Association of Certified Public Accountants, issued the conduct rule n.195 with reference to the VAT payment in case of tax assessment. Andrea Vasapolli, senior partner, is a Member of this Commission.

 

 

Cover

29 March 2016

From Financial Statement to Business Income

Now in its 23nd annual edition, year 2016, Guido and Andrea Vasapolli’s Book - From Financial Statement to Business Income – RT Editore – pages 3,200 - continues to be the definitive best-seller book on Italian corporate taxation and it has become a niche tax book on a number of different topics ranging from the drawing up of financial statements to the assessment of corporate taxes. This edition brings the book completely up to date with the 2016 Budgetary Stability Act, the New accounting principles, the Patent Box law and all the other changes to the corporate income tax law.

 

 

IlSole24Ore

29 March 2016

National Commission for Tax Standards of Conduct

The “National Commission for Tax Standards of Conduct” established by the Italian Association of Certified Public Accountants, issued the conduct rule n. 194 with reference to the Shareholders Loans. Andrea Vasapolli, senior partner, is a Member of the above Commission.

 

 

 

LEA Award 2015

3 November 2015

Vasapolli & Associati wins LEA Award 2015

LEA Global 2015 Awards – Miami (USA).
Vasapolli & Associati has been awarded as leading team of an international project which required tax advice for an Italian multinational company. The project involved six LEA Global firms, all based in different countries. The steps included three international takeovers (with a combined equity value higher than € 650 millions) and transfer pricing and permanent establishment issues. Vasapolli & Associati has demonstrated once again its competence to lead highly complex international tasks and the additional value of being part of an important and esteemed international network.
LEA Global is the second largest international association in the world with more than 200 firms focused on tax, accounting, audit, financial and business advisory services. LEA Global firms operate from more than 580 offices in over 100 countries, giving clients of LEA Global firms access to the knowledge, skills and experience of more than 2,000 partners and 23,000 staff members.
Vasapolli & Associati represents LEA Global in Italy.

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Premio Le Fonti

24 October 2015

Saras S.p.A.

Mediobanca - Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A. Mediobanca is the leading Italian player in Corporate & Investment Banking. The Mediobanca's Research Department has published the list of the leading Italian companies (1,030 leading groups and 2,523 individual companies), operating in the following sectors: industry, commerce, finance, leasing, factoring, banking, and insurance. The data refer to the 2013 and 2014 financial years.
The public company Saras S.p.A. has been ranked ten among the Italian leading company in the industry sector.
Andrea Vasapolli, senior partner, is the President of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Saras S.p.A..

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Il Sole 24 Ore

21 October 2015

National Commission for Tax Standards of Conduct

The “National Commission for Tax Standards of Conduct” established by the Italian Association of Certified Public Accountants, issued the conduct rule n. 193 with reference to the Deferred Tax Assets.
Andrea Vasapolli, senior partner, is a Member of the above Commission.

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Top Legal

1 October 2015

Vasapolli & Associati advises Lavazza for the acquisition of the Merrild brand.

Vasapolli & Associati with a team led by the senior partner Mr. Andrea Vasapolli and together with the partner Mrs Gaia Tirrito and senior associate Mrs Anna Alliaudi, has advised Lavazza for the tax and acquisition structure issues of Merrild’s brand and its linked going concern operating in the Danish and Baltics markets.
Previously, Vasapolli & Associati, with a team led always by Mr Andrea Vasapolli, has assisted Lavazza for the tax and acquisition structure issues related to the binding offer for the L’Or and Grand’Mère French brands acquisition.

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Premio Le Fo
nti

1 July 2015

Vasapolli & Associati has been awarded
with an honourable mention as the “Tax Boutique of Excellence”
in the “Boutique Firm Excellence - national tax law” category.

On the 25th June 2015 at the Milan Stock Exchange headquarters Vasapolli & Associati, finalist at the International Le Fonti Awards, has been awarded with an honourable mention as the “Tax Boutique of Excellence”, in the “Boutique Firm Excellence - national tax law” category.
Some of the most prestigious Italian Tax and Law firms received awards in other categories: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, SLA Deloitte, NCTM, Paul Hastings, CBA Studio Legale, Pirola Pennuto Zei, Iannaccone e Associati, Santa Maria Studio Legale Associato, Macchi di Cellere Gangemi.
We are extremely proud of this achievement and, being among such a strong field of finalists, confirms the award as “Best Italian Tax Law Firm” that our firm received in 2014 in the “Boutique Firm Excellence - national tax law” category.

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Cover

1 July 2015

From Financial Statement to Business Income

Now in its 22nd annual edition, year 2015, Guido and Andrea Vasapolli’s Book - From Financial Statement to Business Income - Wolters Kluwer IPSOA – pages 3,500 - continues to be the definitive, best-seller book on Italian corporate taxation and it has become a niche tax book on a number of different topics ranging from the drawing up of financial statements to the assessment of corporate taxes. This edition brings the book completely up to date with the 2015 Budgetary Stability Act, the New accounting principles, the Tremonti quarter law, the new Irap tax relief, the tighten up of the CFC rules and the changes to the Exit Tax.

 

 

Patent Box

6 March 2015

Patent Box:
conference organized by Vasapolli & Associati

Vasapolli & Associati in partnership with Praxi Intellectual Properties and Studio Legale Tosetto, Weigmann e Associati organized the “Patent box, Agevolazioni fiscali per le Imprese (Tax relief for Companies)” event for leading Entrepreneurs, CEO and CFO to explain the benefits of the new Italian tax regime.
The Patent box allows up to 50% exclusion from Corporate income tax on the income deriving from the use of qualifying intellectual property, industrial patents and trademarks, formulas and processes information relating to experience acquired in the industrial, commercial or scientific activity.
At the end of the event a talk show with the speakers to clarify any questions.

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LEA Award 2011

19 June 2014

Vasapolli & Associati wins award
as Best Tax Law Firm in Italy

On the 10th June 2014 at the headquarters of the Milan Stock Exchange, Vasapolli & Associati was awarded “Best Italian Tax Law Firm”, in the “Boutique Firm Excellence - national tax law” category, at the International Le Fonti Awards.
This high-profile sector award was given to Vasapolli & Associati for “an outstanding and vast editorial contribution to the profession and for excellent standards of professionalism and services offered to international businesses in Italy and Italian companies abroad.”
Some of the most prestigious Italian tax and law firms were among the winners in other categories: Bonelli Erede Pappalardo, Chiomenti, Grimaldi, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Macchi di Cellere Gangemi, SLA Deloitte, CBA, Iannaccone e Associati, Alleva e Associati.
Guido e Andrea Vasapolli said “we are delighted to receive this award from among such a strong field of finalists that recognises our constant commitment to create added value for our clients.”

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LEA Award 2011

4 November 2011

Vasapolli & Associati wins LEA Award 2011

We are delighted to announce that our firm has won LEA Award 2011 - Innovative Firm of the Year. 
This prestigious and the most important of all the annual LEA awards, is the recognition of results we have obtained from the adoption and implementation of professional best practice on a national and international level. We are particularly proud of this award as we were competing in a field of large independent audit and professional firms recognised as best in their country with hundreds of employees. Leading Edge Alliance (LEA) is one of the leading global associations for accountants and business advisors, with a combined turnover of more than 2.4 billion dollars and 19,000 professional staff working in more than 100 countries around the world.
Vasapolli & Associati represents Leading Edge Alliance in Italy.

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Kreston European V.A.T. Conference

13/14 October 2011

Vasapolli & Associati host Kreston European V.A.T. Conference

As an active member of network Kreston International, Vasapolli & Associati hosted the annual VAT conference in Milan this October.
The Kreston VAT Network continues to deliver high quality transnational VAT advice and solutions to businesses operating across global boundaries. The 5th Annual Conference held in Milan saw 30 dedicated experts from 12 European Member States review areas of technical challenge and opportunities to benefit clients. Discussions covered differences in VAT treatment between EU member states; the EU Green Paper on VAT simplification and Quality Assurance procedures operated by member firms.
Greg Mayne, Chairman of the Kreston VAT Network said "It was good to see so many new delegates this year as interest in the success and work of the network continues to rise. Our thanks go to the local host firm Vasapolli & Associati for their excellent organisation of this event. The 6th Kreston VAT conference will take place in Cyprus in May 2012".

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Tax Forum 2011

27 September 2011

IPSOA Tax Forum 2011

Vasapolli & Associati participate as sponsor and speaker in the annual 2011 Tax Forum organised by IPSOA and in collaboration with ANDAF (national association for administrative directors).
Guido Vasapolli spoke at the roundtable debate “Balance sheet tax: IRES (corporate tax), updates on IAS (international accounting standards) and the evolution of European regulations”.
The Forum was structured around three roundtable events and hosted the best experts in the field; institutions, academics and  partners from the most important Italian and international tax firms on the current issues, problems and solutions in the tax world.
There were more than 400 participants at the event.

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Masters Degree in Tax Law

July 2011

Vasapolli & Associati become partners
of IPSOA Masters Degree in Tax Law

Vasapolli & Associati has joined other leading Italian tax and law firms as partners of the Wolters Kluwer (IPSOA) Annual Masters Degree in Tax Law.
This degree is part of the IPSOA Business School whose objectives are to strengthen relationships between Universities and the working world, supplying successfully selected graduates and young professionals with the necessary tools to build their careers in the tax law sector with an interdisciplinary approach and enabling them to give their clients an internationally oriented professional service.

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CNBC

June 2011

Class CNBC/Sky TV Interview

Following a new governmental decree to promote business growth Guido Vasapolli appears on Class CNBC/Sky TV to explain the tax incentives for businesses investing in research and development.

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Imprenditore si racconta

April 2011

Round table Talks: L’imprenditore si racconta

Vasapolli and Associati in partnership with Schroders Private Banking organized “L’Imprenditore si racconta” (The Entrepreneur Speaks) a series of four roundtable talks for leading entrepreneurs to present and share experiences: passing knowhow from entrepreneur to entrepreneur. At the end of each event, a talk show with an expert moderator examined and debated the ideas presented to uncover the secrets of their experience.

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DUO

November 2010

New Scientific Direction of "Bilancio e reddito d’impresa"
("Financial Statements and Company Income")

Guido and Andrea Vasapolli received the prestigious appointment of scientific directors of the new monthly journal, “Bilancio e reddito d’impresa”, published by Wolters-Kluwer - IPSOA, undisputed leader in Italy in the tax and legal publishing sector.
This new monthly journal is an important component of a complete learning system called “DUO - Bilancio e reddito d’impresa” (“DUO - Financial Statements and Company Income”) that includes our bestselling book, “Dal Bilancio d’esercizio al reddito d’impresa” (From Financial Statements to Company Income), now in its 18th edition, and regular seminars around Italy.

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Leading Edge Alliance

October 2009

Vasapolli & Associati win Leading Edge Alliance
Best Innovative Firm Initiative Award 2009

Vasapolli & Associati has always been an active member of our networks, attending international conferences, and making the most of what they provide in terms of networking, information sharing and business referrals. This year, however, we decided to put our neck on the line and enter the Annual Leading Edge Awards, raising our profile within the network and competing in a field of world class accountants and business advisors from 400 professional offices around the world. We were delighted when our entry “Vasapolli and Associati - Innovation Inside and Out” brought home the Best Innovative Firm Initiative Award 2009.
Our modus operandi is to guarantee an excellent service to our clients. This has been our sole focus in our recent and continued endeavour to improve our organisation.” Andrea Vasapolli, Managing Partner.

20 Years in Business

December 2009

20 Years in Business

December 2009 marked the 20 year anniversary of Vasapolli & Associati. The years have flown by and we feel immensely proud of what we have achieved in what, in professional terms, is a relatively short time. In celebration of this important milestone, the professionals and staff of the firm presented a delighted Guido and Andrea Vasapolli with a painting that they had commissioned from important Torino artist Neri Ceccarelli. Not only is Ceccarelli a painter and sculptor but also a designer and art director for large international companies and luxury brands. His work has been exhibited all over the world including the renowned Museé d’Orsay in Paris.

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Ferpi

2002

Vasapolli & Associati wins Ferpi "Balance Sheet Oscar"

Vasapolli & Associati win the Ferpi (Italian Federation of Public Relations) “Balance Sheet Oscar” for client Cartiere del Garda in category “Large Private Companies”. Other category awards went to: Assicurazioni Generali (Insurance), Banca Sella (Banks and Finance Companies), Italcementi (Public Companies) and Eptaconsors (private SMEs).
We have been working with Vasapolli & Associati for 12 years and have always had an excellent service and strong contact with the partner in charge. As a result of their collaboration we even brought home an Italian balance sheet “Oscar”. We value their expertise which has made a significant contribution to the continued success of our company”. Michele Ferrari, CFO Cartiere del Garda (part of the CVC Capital Partners portfolio).
Launched in 1954, the “Oscar del Bilancio” is the most prestigious and recognised award in its field on a national level, born out of a collaboration with the Italian Banking Association (ABI), the National Association of Insurance Companies (ANIA), the Assolombarda bank, The Italian Stock Exchange, The National Advisory Board of Dottori Commercialisti, The Italian Post Office and financial newspaper, Il Sole 24 Ore.
The award has made a significant contribution to creating a stronger culture of transparency in Italy.

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