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  • Private Clients & Immigration
  • Tax

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  • Private Clients & Immigration
  • Tax

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Paul Doralt is licensed both as lawyer and as a tax consultant.
He has extensive experience in tax law (corporate tax law, mergers & acquisitions). Further focal points of his work are foundation and inheritance law as well as structured financing.

- University of Vienna, Mag. iur. 1994, Dr. iur. (1996)
- King's College of the University of London, LL.M. (1997)

Areas of Practice

  • Private Clients & Immigration
  • Tax

Professional Career

Professional Associations
- "He is an outstanding and extremely experienced tax lawyer. He has very sound knowledge of Austrian tax law and very quick comprehension." (Chambers Europe, 2019)
- The international reference book "World Tax" has listed him as one of Austria's leading lawyers in the field of M&A taxation
- The renowned international handbooks "Legal 500" and "Chambers Global" also recommend Paul Doralt for his competence in tax matters

Professional Activities and Experience
- Schönherr Rechtsanwälte, where he headed the tax department
- From 2001 to 2003 he worked as Senior Tax Manager in the International Corporate Tax division and as Head of the Austrian Tax Desk at KPMG in New York
- From 1998 to 2001 he was Tax Manager at KPMG in Vienna


Additional ArticlesPaul Doralt is author of several expert publications on Tax Law and Private Trusts. Here is a list of few publications from the last few years:
- Private Client 2019 - Austria Chapter (2019)
- The Private Wealth & Private Client Review (2018)
- Steuer-Tipps für Unternehmer (2018)
- Privat Client 2018 (2018)
- Wie in Österreich karibische Träume platzen (2017)
- Privat Client 2018, Getting the deal through (2017)
- Besteuerung von Apple und Co hat Nebenwirkungen (2017)
- Tax Law in Austria (2016)
- Steuerreform 2015/16: ein Überblick über wesentliche Änderungen (2015)
- Rechnungslegungs-Änderungsgesetz 2014: Steuerrechtliche Auswirkungen (2015)
- Private Client Tax in Austria (2015)
- Haftung bei Abgabenschulden einer GmbH (2015)

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