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KPMG in Chile

Tax Tier 1

KPMG in Chile fields 'reliable tax experts who are knowledgable and have a good understanding of clients' business'. The scope of practice includes domestic and international tax advisory work, tax disputes, corporate and labour-related tax, and expatriate tax services. Other areas of focus are transfer pricing, transactional tax services -including tax due diligence- and acquisition structuring. Francisco Lyon is the lead tax partner and Rodrigo Stein 'has good knowledge of tax law, gives practical advice and helps clients take informed decisions'; other highly regarded partners are Mauricio López, Andrés Martínez and Alberto Cuevas. Director Gloria Flores and tax manager Juan Infante are also widely respected.

KPMG has a strong tax practice in Chile that has been steadily growing. Today our headcount reaches almost 200 team members who are led by 11 partners with presence in six cities including our national office in Santiago, Viña del Mar, Concepción, Antofagasta, Valdivia and Puerto Montt. The strength of our tax presence in Chile is recognized by the market and competitors as one of the leading tax firms in the country.

Francisco Lyon, our head of tax is supported by fellow partners Rodrigo Stein, Mauricio Lopez, Andres Martinez and Alberto Cuevas who concentrate their practice mainly in international and corporate tax consulting services. Juan Pablo Guerrero leads the transfer pricing group, while Rodrigo Avalos, Francisco Ramirez, Pedro Castro and Gloria Mardones are responsible for the firm’s tax compliance and management offerings. Finally, Luis Seguel is leading our team of Tax dispute and controversy resolution partner.

Our wide range of services include general tax advice and planning advice, with a strong focus in delivering tailor made, practical tax solutions designed to reduce risks and contribute in creating long term value for our clients. The very broad range of services allows it also to provide its clients a view of the all-round implications of tax structures enabling them to make financial decisions with confidence.

The firm’s services include domestic and international tax advisory, tax disputes & conflict resolutions, corporate tax, labor tax, expatriate tax services, transfer pricing, capital market, tax planning and transactional tax services including tax due diligence work as well as acquisition structuring, review of financial models and assistance with negotiations. It has a high level of expertise in different industries or sectors as banking, mining, forestry, manufacture, transport industry, technology, energy, communications, just to name a few. Some of our representative clients include Santander and Banco Itaú (banking), Anglo American, Antofagasta Minerals and Teck Resources Ltd. (mining), Sudamericana de Vapores SA (international shipping), etc.

Currently the team has almost 200 professionals covering a wide range of tax specialties. Within our team we have many professionals with post graduate degrees from local as well as foreign universities (NYU, University of Florida, LSE, Leiden, etc.)

Department Name Email Telephone
Tax & Legal Francisco Lyon (+56) 22 798 1401
Total of Partners : 12
Partner Lawyers : 7
Qualified Lawyers : 32
English (fluent)