As of January 2014,Vivian Nieme heads our Tax Department.
We are pleased to announce that Vivian Nieme Limpias, a leading tax expert with extensive experience in the area has, joined our legal team to lead and manage IA´s Tax Department.
In this regard take note that IA is fully qualified to counsel its clients on tax audits; provide preventive advice regarding the interpretation and application of tax guidelines; and also, train client´s accounting staff in order to understand and fully comply with the tax regulations. We also work together with clients in order to promptly identify and address tax issues that might generate sanctions by the Tax Administration.
Our Tax Department is ready and capable to design tax strategies and prepare legal defense against tax authorities actions or of any administrative act derived from audits, documentation requirements, resolutions, etc.
Moreover, IA also gives advice right of recourse against tax undue or overpayments, tax requires, alternatives for the suspension and opposition to tax enforcement and tax return request.
“One of the main challenges this year is to expand and strengthen the IA´s Tax Department, positioning the law firm in order to be recognized nationwide and abroad as a leading firm in taxation. We also look forward in strongly working the concept of overall tax advice so as to provide our clients advice from a preventive perspective” said Vivian Nieme.
Nieme is graduate from Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz de la Sierra Law School (UPSA ), and holds a Masters degree in International Law and International Relations from the Complutense University of Madrid (summa cum laude), she specialized in Business Law and International Business at the Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno and holds a Diploma in Tax Management and Conciliation and Arbitration. Is a member of BOLIVIA IFA (International Fiscal Association Bolivia Branch).
Vivian performed as Tax and Administrative Law year (2005) in Petrobras Bolivia SA and was associated to Tufiño – Villegas law firm (2007-2012).