Her areas of specialism include corporate and personal Italian and international tax, tax compliance and transparency (voluntary disclosure), tax litigation and tax rulings before the Italian Tax Authorities. In addition, Giulia assists with inheritance tax planning and is particularly knowledgeable in the taxation of trusts.
Her clients include high-net-worth Italian and foreign individuals, sports personalities and creative individuals in the arts and fashion worlds, along with major international brands and corporates with offices in Italy.
Giulia has been particularly active in advising private individuals, trustees, foundations and companies on how to become compliant with Italy’s Voluntary Disclosure Programme as well as with FATCA and CRS (Common Reporting Standard).
In addition, she works closely with her IP colleagues in assisting clients who wish to take advantage of the new Italian Patent Box regime.
In 2016 Giulia was appointed to join a newly formed working group which will make recommendations on the drafting of a new trust law for Italy with respect to tax legislation. The team was put together by the President of the Select Finance Committee of the Italian Chamber of Deputies.
Giulia and her team have put together a task force to advise clients wishing to take advantage of the new Italian ‘non-dom’s’ tax system.
Giulia has appeared several times on Class CNBC TV commenting on topical tax matters
Interviewed here after receiving Legalcommunity’s 2016 award for tax innovation, Giulia Cipollini comments on the advantages of the new Patent Box regime for Italian companies.
Assisted the Italian subsidiary of a French fashion house in relation to the management of their brand under new Patent Box regulations.
Assisted an Italian professional football league on tax matters.
Advised a major Japanese fashion brand on tax issues relating to the opening of a branch in Italy.
Assisted a US property company with the tax aspects of their acquisition and cross-border financing of a flagship property located in Milan’s prestigious fashion district.
Assisted a well-known international sportsman with the creation of an Italian charity to support philanthropic projects and fundraising events in Italy.
‘Nuove frontiere del wealth Management’, Privatebankingweb.com_,_ 21 April 2017 co-authored with Giada Mazzola
‘Parte la caccia ai ricchi di Londra’, Pagina 99, 4 April 2017
‘Benvenuto in Italia’, Tax Advisor, 1 April 2017 co-authored with Giorgio Vaselli
‘Exchange of Information and Italians with Overseas Tax Residence: Italian Tax Authorities Gain Significant New Tax Audit Powers’, Global Tax Weekly, 23 March 2017 co-authored with Giada Mazzola
‘Recent Italian Tax Developments’, Global Tax Review, 8 December 2016 co-authored with Giada Mazzola
‘Italy Seeks to Use IP Tax Relief to Spur Innovation’, Bloomberg BNA - April 2016
‘Italian Job’, Accountancy - January 2016
‘All roads lead to Rome - The most attractive changes for cross-border investments’, STEP - Journal - December 2015
‘The New Italian Patent Box Regime’, International Tax Review - September 2015
Special Commission on Fiscal Studies of the National Council of Italian Notary Publics in Rome, 2002-2007
AITC Association of International Tax Consultants (Board member)
Italian Charity Committee of 100 Women in Hedge Funds
Associazione Studi Legali Italiani Commission on Taxation and Trusts
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Board member and Secretary of the Italian Branch)
International Fiscal Association
'Il Trust in Italia'
'Wealth Planning Journal', advisory board
Novak Djokovic Foundation ONLUS, Vice President
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