Yachting & Tax Law

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The firm offers nautical advice to individuals and charter companies, nautical clubs or sports ports, and insurance companies in relation to the following issues:

  • Import/Export
  • Customs procedures
  • Temporary imports
  • Consular formalities
  • Purchase agreements
  • Shipbuilding & yacht refit contracts
  • Flag and registry
  • Initial registration & Re-registration
  • Sea protests
  • Tax and administrative
  • Abandoned boats
  • Berth contracts for super yachts
  • Contracts for seafarers
  • Marine contracts
  • Labour Law:MLC 2006
  • Charter licensing & VAT representation
  • Completing application for VAT registration of Owning Company with the local tax office
  • Providing fiscal representation/agency to Owning Compan
  • Ensuring the Owning Company is fully compliant with rules on invoicing and VAT treatment
  • Maintaining accounting records to meet local standards within the established timeframe
  • Ensuring accounting records are readily available for inspection by the tax authorities
  • Preparing and submitting all VAT and associated filings
  • Arranging insurance covers for the yacht and Crew
  • Administrating insurance policies and liaising with insurance brokers
  • Handling of claims relating to the yacht and Crew
  • Judicial and extrajudicial management of claims against or on behalf of insurance companies and shipowners, for incident in Spain and Italy. Especially in cases of boarding, rescue, robbery and beached.
  • Liaising with Class and Flag State surveyors
  • Appointing surveyors and technical consultants
  • Establishment of financial corporate structures for the acquisition of yachts or moorings and nautical charter.
  • Handling of all activities relating to Flag State compliance and Classification Society requirements
  • Advice on maintenance and renewal of vessel certificates, licences, classification status and Flag State requirements
  • Insurance boots
  • Civil liability for marinas
  • Legal and fiscal advice concerning the Euro Area
  • Administration of paperwork related to Port and Ministerial Authorities.
  • Adminsitrative concessions