Shipping & Aviation

Shipping

We are the leading tax consulting firm within the shipping industry, representing a majority of Danish and International shipping entities doing business in and out of Denmark.

Our services cover:

  • Consulting regarding tonnage tax in Denmark and abroad
  • Consulting regarding DIS-registration and choice of flag
  • Consulting regarding foreign shipping tax regimes and avoidance of freight taxes
  • Consulting regarding seafarer taxation
  • Assistance with national and international tax planning, including special shipping structures
  • Assistance regarding Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Assistance related to negotiating with the Danish tax authorities, and handling tax court cases
  • Sale and purchase of vessels including financing structures
  • Advice regarding Vessel lease, timecharter, bareboatcharter, tripcharter, etc.
  • Consulting regarding indirect tax issues (VAT and excise duties) in Denmark, including assistance with optimizing the companies’ right to recover VAT.

We represent shipowners, operators, technical managers, Crew Managers, Shipping financiers, etc., within all shipping segments.

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Aviation

Our department has an in-depth understanding of today’s aviation issues and an unwavering commitment to identifying innovative solutions that produce economic value for our aviation clients. That’s how PwC Denmark earns the trust of our clients and why we are a leading professional services provider to all aviation segments in the airline industry.

Our services cover:

  • Consulting regarding Corporate tax in Denmark and abroad
  • Consulting regarding financing and leasing structures
  • Assistance with establishment of aviation companies in Denmark
  • Assistance with national and international tax planning
  • Assistance regarding M&A
  • Assistance related to negotiating with the Danish tax authorities
  • Assistance with restructuring and optimization of tax positions to ensure that the company does not overlook the pitfalls or opportunities
  • Consulting regarding indirect tax issues (VAT and excise duties) in Denmark, including
    • assistance with optimizing the companies’ right to recover VAT
    • assistance in relation to securing the correct treatment of the excise duties (very complex area in Denmark) including optimizing the companies’ right to recover excise duties,
    • assistance in relation to securing full neutrality for customs duties and VAT when  importing an aircraft to Denmark for its use inside the EU (i.e. no payment or cash flow impact of VAT and customs duties).

We represent a majority of Danish and International Aviation entities doing business in and out of Denmark. We provide our services to Airlines (commercial and industrial), Airport Operators, Ground Handling Companies, Air Traffic Control Companies, etc.

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