Beneficial owners to be treated as shareholders for the purpose of the French 3% tax on real estate

In a recent case law from the commercial chamber of the French Supreme Court (n°15-14528, SCI Katzoo) relating to a Luxembourg company with legal shareholders distinct from its beneficial owners, the Court specified that the company has fulfilled its filing obligations by disclosing only the economic beneficiaries’ identities and was thus entitled to the benefit of tax exemption.

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Sarvi Keyhani

Sarvi Keyhani, Partner, is specialized in real estate tax. She assists international investors into complex real estate transactions. She particularly advises many international real estate funds about the structuring of […]

Soufiane Jemmar

Soufiane Jemmar, International Tax Director at Deloitte Société d’Avocats specializes in real estate tax. He advises French and international private equity funds within the framework of their inbound and outbound […]