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Tax Law

Puerto Rico Tax Law Attorney

Members of GAC’s Tax Law Practice Group are qualified and experienced to advise on the most complicated tax issues and provide sophisticated counsel to companies and individuals with operations in Puerto Rico. Through sound, practical and efficient legal representation in all areas of taxation, our attorneys protect our clients’ interests in the Commonwealth’s increasingly complex and highly regulated business environment, help minimize our clients’ tax burdens, counsel them in compliance with federal, state and municipal taxes associated with transactions and ongoing business operations and resolve disputes with taxing authorities.

Most members of the department either have postgraduate law degrees in taxation or are certified public accountants. The tax law attorneys stay abreast of recent and impending legislation and regulation and have extensive experience with the dynamic and challenging area of Puerto Rico state and municipal taxes.

Our services include counsel on the following:

  • Caribbean Basin Initiative Program
  • Employee benefits
  • Estate and gift taxes and trusts
  • Federal taxation of operations in Puerto Rico
  • Income taxes
  • International taxes
  • Local excise taxes
  • Municipal taxes
  • Negotiation of closing agreements with state and municipal authorities
  • Real and personal property taxes
  • Ruling requests
  • Sales and use taxes
  • Structuring operations in Puerto Rico
  • Tax aspects in reorganizations
  • Tax exempt financing
  • Tax filing and compliance
  • Tax incentives and tax exempt organizations
  • Tax litigation (administrative and judicial)
  • Tax planning
  • U.S. customs duties
Members of the Tax Law Department:

Rebecca Cuevas-Fontán ∙ Roberto Montalvo-Carbia


Members of the group may collaborate with members of other practices at our firm to provide comprehensive solutions for individual clients.

Members of the firm appear on behalf of clients before federal and Puerto Rico courts, government agencies, and in domestic and foreign transactions. GAC’s offices are in the American International Plaza Building in the heart of Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico’s financial district. If you would like to speak with a member of the firm or have any other question, please contact the firm to arrange a consultation with an attorney with the appropriate experience.