Anat Shavit

Anat Shavit

Partner

Expertise

  • Private Asset Management
  • Tax

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Tax Group
Member

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co.
Israel

Profile


Mrs. Shavit is the head of FBC's Tax Department and is recognized by international and domestic indices as one of Israel's leading tax practitioners.

Her diverse practice encompasses income tax, VAT, real estate tax, international tax matters, taxation of provident funds, tax implications of employee benefit plans, and compensation packages. Mrs. Shavit also has considerable experience working with governmental and regulatory agencies involved in privatizations and restructurings.

Mrs. Shavit has broad experience in handling complex M&A, financing, and capital markets transactions, and in the representation of venture capital and private equity funds in fund formation matters, as well as regarding investments in portfolio companies.

Mrs. Shavit’s on-going work for Israeli and multinational clients includes advising on cross-border tax structuring, representation before the Israeli tax authorities in ruling requests and settlement agreements, and providing opinions on tax-related issues.

Mrs. Shavit is Co-Chair of the Tax Committee of the Central District of the Israel Bar Association.

Bar Admissions

  • Israel, 1996

Education

  • Tel Aviv University (LL.B.), 1994
  • Tel Aviv University (B.A., Economics), 1994
Areas of Practice

Private Asset Management | Tax

Articles

Zero-Rate VAT on Services to Foreign Residents - Fact or Fiction?
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., May 2020

The Value Added Tax (VAT) Law (5735-1976) sets out that zero-rate VAT applies to the export of services to a foreign resident. However, recent judgments have interpreted such relief in a narrow manner and have significantly reduced the ability to charge zero-rate VAT on services rendered to foreign residents. General overview VAT is levied in Israel pursuant to the VAT Law with respect to the consumption of goods and services in Israel...

Instances Whereby Transfer of Funds to Foreign Residents will be Exempt
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., September 2017

The Israeli Tax Authority ("ITA"), published a list of instances whereby transfer of funds, through banking corporations, to foreign residents will be exempt from tax withholding...

Israeli District Court Accepts the ITA Position and Sets New Acquisition Price for Tax Purposes Between Related Parties
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., July 2017

We write to inform you about a precedent-setting ruling by a District Court in Israel in a case between Gteko, a subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation, and the Israel Tax Authority ("ITA") regarding a transaction for the sale and purchase of intellectual property assets and its valuation.In 2006, Microsoft acquired the entire share capital of Gteko for $90 million (pursuant to a "Share Agreement")...