AMPELI TAX LAW OFFICES
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AMPELi Tax Law Offices
Ampeli Tax Law Offices is a leading, dynamic, ethical and professional law firm, which was established in 2010 by Adv. and CPA Meori Ampeli.
The firm specializing in the various aspects of civil taxation, rendering ongoing legal-tax support, consultancy and offering legal and professional opinions and litigation.
The firm’s areas of expertise include the world of international taxation, income tax, VAT, Israeli real estate taxation, high-tech tax, the Law for the Encouragement of Capital Investment and aspects of voluntary disclosure procedure.
The firm provides a broad spectrum of professional skills in civil-commercial taxation from pre-deal tax planning, providing a professional reviews, conduct disputes and negotiations with tax authorities, preparing tax objections and submitting court tax appeals.
The firm’s services are rendered to public and private companies, startups, real estate developers (mainly in urban renewal and combination deals), foreign companies and private clients including business people, returning residents, new immigrants, relocating employees, etc.
The firm’s team, headed by Adv. and CPA Meori Ampeli, is skilled, well- experienced and leads in its field and combines professional legal service of the highest standard with values of personal, accessible service given with transparency, integrity and determination to obtain the client’s aims.
Due to the firm’s acquired reputation, it has become a well-respected and professional go-to office for leading accounting firms, tax consultants and law firms specializing in complementary fields.
The firm insists on maintaining the highest level of professionalism, including keeping up with the latest legislation and rulings in Israel and worldwide, lectures, presentations, publication and professional articles published in leading magazines and periodicals.
Foreign Tax Residents publications
The firm supports clients in optimal tax planning for business investments and operations for Israeli residents overseas and investments of foreign residents in Israel through a deep familiarity with relevant Israeli laws such as the Israeli unique tax trust regime, foreign laws, US tax laws, tax treaties, BEPS project, etc.
The firm deals, inter alia, with employee relocation, new immigrants and returning residents, representing and supporting foreign residents in Israel including well familiarity with special tax benefits, preparing legal opinions on residency issues for individuals and companies for tax purposes, permanent establishment issues and more.
Real Estate Taxation
The firm advises entrepreneurs, companies, private clients and law firms specializing in real estate on the tax aspects of urban renewal (TAMA 38), combination deals, residential apartment taxation, complex tax calculations, new immigrants’ tax benefits, etc.
The firm’s staff provides ongoing consultancy, prepares legal opinions and applies for tax rulings for individuals and companies on variety of issues such as M&A transactions, Hedge funds, capital gains tax, etc.
The firm consults companies and employees in various tax issues of employee’s stock options benefits, preparing option and stock plans in accordance with Section 102 of the Israeli Tax Ordinance, IP taxation, tax issues related to investors and entrepreneurs, VC taxation, etc.
The firm’s team is skilled in managing complex VAT issues including 0% VAT rates, financial institutions and the capital market, inputs VAT refund, fictitious invoices, etc.
Adv. Meori Ampeli, Owner and Founder
LL.B., Law (2002); B.A., Accounting (2001); LL.M., Commercial Law (2005), all from Tel Aviv University. He is a member of the Israeli Bar since 2005, is a certified public accountant and member of the Institute of CPAs, since 2004. He is a member of various Israel Bar and Institute of CPAs tax committees. In addition, Adv. Ampeli has submitted hundreds of professional legal opinions, tax objections and appeals in various tax fields. He has major experience and skill in appearing before the tax authorities, filing applications and receiving pre-rulings, as well as tax consultancy in international and Israeli taxation.
Adv. Ampeli also has authored hundreds of articles on tax matters published in leading professionals’ tax magazines and periodicals. He regularly lectures in professional forums for lawyers, accountants, business people and tax consultants.
Meori is fluent in Hebrew and English.
Adv. Anna Tsabari
Adv. Anna Tsabari has LL.B. of Collage of Management, Commercial Stream and LL.M. (cum laude) degree in a jointly hosted program by the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Tel-Aviv. Anna is a member of the Israeli Bar since 2011. Adv. Tsabari has co-authored several articles in professional taxation publications in Israel.
Anna focuses on and gains vast expertise in international taxation, cryptocurrency, restructuring of flip transactions, and residency taxation in Israel.
Anna is fluent in Hebrew, Russian and English.
Adv. Dana Heller
Dana has an LL.B. (cum laude) and a B.A. in Economics from Tel Aviv University and an LL.M. (summa cum laude) in commercial law from Tel Aviv and Berkeley University
jointly hosted program.
Dana joined the firm in 2020.
Dana specializes in real-estate taxation and previously developed the real-estate taxation practice in one of the largest commercial law firms in Israel.
Dana provides legal counsel and tax planning services for clients engaging in complex real estate transactions, urban renewal projects and financing and development transactions. In addition, Dana has extensive experience representing clients before the court, various administrative tribunals and with the tax authorities in all stages of assessments cases – preparing reports and tax calculations, drafting objections, participating in tax assessment deliberations, and negotiating settlements.
Dana expertise also includes Israeli and International taxation, in addition to having many years of experience advising clients in their ongoing corporate, commercial, and transactional affairs, with a focus on tax perspectives. This included, inter alia, advise with regards to M&A transactions, Restructuring and Employee's equity-based compensation plans.
Dana is fluent in Hebrew and English. She is a member of the Israeli Bar since 2009.
Adv. (CPA) Niv Blacher
Adv.(CPA) Niv Blacher has an L.L.B. and a B.A. in Business Administration and Accounting from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.
Niv joined the firm in 2020.
Niv specializes in Israeli, Hi Teach and International taxation. Niv gains a vast expertise in advising and representing Israeli and Non-Israeli clients on an ongoing basis with respect to a variety of taxation issues including residency and relocation taxation, VAT, M&A transactions, Employee’s equity-based compensation, writing legal tax opinions, tax memos and more. In addition, Niv is a co-authored of many of professional taxation articles.
Prior to joining the firm, Niv worked in leading taxation offices in Israel.
Niv is fluent in Hebrew and English. He is a member of the Israeli Bar since 2013 and a certified public accountant in Israel since 2016.