Alin Lazăr

Tax Manager
Practices:CorporateFinance & RestructuringTransfer Pricing
Professional Affiliation: ACCA qualified, 2017

Alin joined BirișGoran in 2014, having practiced in the taxation field in Romania since 2012. Alin has been involved in numerous tax assignments ranging from tax appeals, general advisory matters, transfer pricing matters, due diligence reviews, assistance during tax audits and various compliance procedures. During the course of these assignments, he has gained extensive experience on VAT, transfer pricing and corporate taxation.

He has been recognized by his peers for his innovative and decisive contributions to the success of major tax disputes with the tax authorities (administrative tax appeals and court appeals on taxation matters), which have led to the annulment and recovery of significant tax liabilities wrongfully established by the tax authorities.

Alin has been ACCA qualified since 2017 and a member of the Romanian Chamber of Tax Advisors since 2018.

Before joining the BirișGoran team, Alin was a tax consultant in Mazars and EY.

*Alin is a tax consultant and is not licensed to practice law.

  • Drafting of tax appeals, handling of various tax disputes on issues pertaining to VAT, profit tax (including transfer pricing matters), withholding tax, building and land tax, individual taxation, of (i) major local companies(operating in the following industries: real-estate, banking, retail, carbonated drink manufacturing, cardboard manufacturing, metal products manufacturing, gas extraction, and so on), as well as (ii) high net worth individuals;
  • On-going tax consulting assignments, defining tax policy for clients and assistance with implementation of various tax procedures (some recent examples: VAT treatment of certain industrial batteries, handling of expenses generated by demolition, handling of inventory differences in case of easily confused goods, perishable products, approach for establishing tax and accounting depreciation duration in the case of leased assets, VAT treatment of certain promotional campaigns involving coupons etc.) including defining transfer pricing policy/approaches for local subsidiaries of multinational groups(most recently for financial transactions, rental services, one-off transactions);
  • Performed general and specific tax reviews and due diligence reviews of local companies(most recently, for target companies operating in the following industries: real-estate, auto leasing, service-provision, manufacturing, cable transport);
  • Handling of various registration procedures (VAT and others) and other compliance procedures/relations with authorities (including, but not limited to: DAC6 reporting, procedures for foreign companies having their Place of Effective Management in Romania, handling of relevant tax procedures for industrial parks, transfer pricing documentation etc.).
  • Tax Consultant, Ernst & Young (2014)
  • Tax Consultant, Mazars Romania (2012 – 2014)
  • Tax Consultant, BirișGoran (2014 – September 2019)
  • Tax Manager, BirișGoran (September 2019 – Present)
  • Romanian-American University, Faculty of Domestic and International-Commercial, Financial and Banking Affairs (Master’s Degree, 2013)
  • Romanian-American University, Faculty of Domestic and International-Commercial, Financial and Banking Affairs (Finance and Banking Degree, 2011)