Verónica Saavedra Lobato has been a senior associate in Garrigues’ tax practice since October 2007.
She has extensive experience in the following areas: direct taxation (personal income tax and corporate income tax), indirect taxation (VAT, transfer and stamp tax), local taxes, transfer pricing, tax proceedings (in the administrative and judicial review stages) and assistance in inspection audits, analysis and review of cadastral valuations and proceedings with the Cadastre, as well as the interpretation of the current cadastral legislation.
She specializes in the taxation of the superyachts and the yachting industry. Having extensive experience regarding VAT: sales and purchases of yachts, yacht chartering, yachts importation (e.g. temporary admission procedure), vessel refits (e.g. inward processing procedure), recovery of VAT for non-established companies, etc. as well as regarding the registration tax (the so-called “matriculation tax”).
Having completed part of her studies at the University of Exeter in the UK, she maintains close ties with English-speaking clients.
Verónica Saavedra Lobato is a member of the Balearic Islands Bar Association.
Degree in Law, majoring in economic law, Universidad de Deusto (Bilbao, 2007).
Fourth year of law degree at University of Exeter (United Kingdom, 2005-06).
Executive Master’s Degree in Business Law, Centro Europeo de Estudios y Formación Empresarial Garrigues in conjunction with the Harvard Law School. (Barcelona, 2010).
Coauthor of some articles in the press, namely “New Opportunities to Recover Expired VAT” (*) published in the review Nivell (Balearic Islands Builders Association) in April 2011, “The Taxpayer in the Execution of Real Estate Construction” (*) published in the same review in 2015, “The Tax Reform: Some Thoughts” (*) published in “El Económico” (August 29, 2014).
(*) Originally published in Spanish. See Spanish CV for more information.