Piotr Maksymiuk

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Biography

Piotr Maksymiuk is a tax adviser mainly practicing in the areas of corporate and personal income tax. He began his career working for Poland's top five consulting companies and has practiced in leading tax advisory firms before joining Baker McKenzie in 2005. He regularly contributes commentaries on court judgments published in Orzecznictwo Podatkowe, and has written numerous articles and expert opinions on income tax, international tax and transfer pricing issues for Polish and international press and magazines.

Practice Focus

Mr. Maksymiuk focuses his practice on legal matters related to personal income tax — including taxation of expats and outpats, share and incentive plans — as well as corporate income tax and international taxation. His clients include companies in various industries, including IT, oil & gas and pharmaceutical sectors.

Representative Legal Matters

  • On-going tax advisory to clients from telecom / IT sectors, financial, real estate, energy, FMCG, pharmaceutical.
  • Conducting a number of tax reviews for internal purposes of companies as well as within the scope of statutory book audits and due diligence processes in companies from various sectors.
  • Handling numerous projects regarding tax aspects of intellectual property related transactions, particularly relating to withholding tax, neighbouring rights, tax aspects of R&D transactions and tax incentives on new technology acquisitions, among others.
  • Implementing schemes regarding increased tax deductible costs for employees and other personnel.
  • Conducting numerous projects regarding stock option and other incentive share plans and management contracts.
  • Representing companies before tax administration and administrative courts in tax litigation proceedings.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tax Advisors Bar

Admissions

  • Poland (2005)

Education

  • Jagiellonian University (Post Graduate Degree Internet Law) (2003)
  • Jagiellonian University (Post Graduate Degree Copyright Law) (2002)
  • University of Warsaw (LL.M.) (1999)

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Polish