Lawyers of LF "Sofiya" won in court in a tax dispute

Lawyers of LF "Sofiya" have successfully represented their client in a dispute with tax authorities. As a result of tax authorities audit, agreements of consulting services were recognized void, which became basis for additional tax charges.

The Supreme Administrative Court of Ukraine granted the appeal made by lawyers of LF "Sofiya" and revoked the judgment of lower instances, and abolished charged UAH 1.23 million accordingly.

The Association "Union of commodity exchanges of Ukraine", which is the client in this lawsuit, is one of the largest and most respected players on commodity exchange operations market in Ukraine.

This case is rare because consulting services agreements worth large amounts are often recognized "unrealistic” during tax audits. However, in this case lawyers of LF "Sofiya" managed to defend their client's position and convince the court, as reported in the office of LF "Sofiya".

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