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Scrutiny by tax authorities can only be expected to intensify because of the pandemic’s impacts on the global economy and tax revenues. As companies themselves recover and reassess their affairs post-pandemic, timely resolution of tax disputes is ever-critical.

To help you understand tax dispute resolution options available by jurisdiction, the time investments needed, and facilitate your discussion with your counsel to find Baker McKenzie has prepared the Global Tax Dispute Resolution Timelines Site.

This interactive tool allows you to view key tax disputes procedural information including:

  • Estimated period for international tax dispute resolution across three procedures
  • National tax dispute resolution timelines across 38 jurisdictions
  • How national tax dispute resolution proceedings interact with the international proceedings

Access the Tax Dispute Resolutions Site here.

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María Antonia Azpeitia heads the Firm’s Tax Litigation and VAT practice groups in Madrid. She is ranked as a leading practitioner in her field by Chambers Europe, and is highly regarded for her work on VAT matters. She is a regular lecturer in tax seminars and conferences, and contributor to economic newspapers and other specialized publications.

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José P. Barnola Jr. joined Baker McKenzie in 1996 and became partner in 2003. He is a senior member of the Venezuela tax practice group and counsel of the tax practice group in Mexico, and has extensive experience in tax advice, transactional tax and tax litigation. José has authored over 30 legal articles on several legal and tax issues published in Venezuela, United States, Canada and México (see list in https://www.linkedin.com/in/josepbarnolajr/) and has over 18 years' experience as tax law professor. He has written and spoken on investment protection and tax planning, cross-border distribution activities, corporate reorganizations, VAT, tax litigation, employee taxation and other hot topics of the Venezuelan tax system. Since 2018, José has been based in Baker McKenzie's office in Mexico City on a special temporary assignment, where he provides complex planning and transactional investment protection and tax advice, especially for the oil and gas industry, as well as tax litigation. José is the Latin America representative in Baker McKenzie's Tax Dispute Resolution Global Steering Committee, in charge of designing and implementing the global, regional and local strategic plans of the Firm.

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George Clarke is a partner in Baker & McKenzie’s North America Tax Practice Group in Washington, DC. His practice focuses on tax litigation and he is nationally-known for his work in civil and criminal tax matters. Mr. Clarke has authored several articles on tax law and is a contributor to the Forbes IRS Watch Blog as well as other blogs and publications. He is consistently recognized by Legal 500 as a leading adviser in tax controversy. Mr. Clarke also lends his talent to pro bono matters and has successfully represented non-enemy combatants unlawfully detained by the US in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He is a certified public accountant (inactive). Before becoming a lawyer, he served in the US Marine Corps.

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Jorge Narváez-Hasfura is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Mexico office. With 32 years of experience, he has been voted as a leading tax practitioner in Mexico on tax litigation, transfer pricing and indirect taxation by the International Tax Review. He has been nominated to appear in the Guide to the World's Leading Transfer Pricing Advisers. He has been voted as one of the leading tax practitioners in Mexico by Chambers & Partners every year since 2011, and praised by well-known international publications for his transfer pricing and corporate reorganization work alongside his very strong practice in tax rulings, treaties and litigation.

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Ponti Partogi heads the Tax & Trade Practice Group at Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners. He provides comprehensive tax advice on a variety of transactions from both legal and accounting perspective. He is a registered legal counsel at the Indonesian Tax Court and is a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) and the International Fiscal Association - Indonesian Chapter. For several consecutive years, Ponti was named Tax Controversy Leader for Indonesia by the International Tax Review. He was also named a leading lawyer in 2017 Asia Pacific Legal 500.