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Marissa Wessels

Areas Of Practice:
Taxation
Phone Number:
Fax:
+27 (0)11 286 6901
Position:
Associate
Years of Practice:
0
Address:
140 West Street, Sandton
Region:
Gauteng / Johannesburg
Area:
Sandton
Postal Address:
P O Box 78333, Sandton City, 2146
Qualifications:
2013, BA Law, University of Pretoria
2015, LLB (cum laude), University of Pretoria
History:

Marissa Wessels provides tax advice to corporates and high-net worth individuals and assists with local and international tax structuring.

She has experience in tax dispute resolution up to Constitutional Court level.

Representative experience:

  • Assisted in advising various multinationals on the interpretation of double taxation treaties between SA and foreign jurisdictions. 
  • Assisted in advising high net worth individuals regarding the unwinding and regularisation of "loop structures", and the regularisation of assets and tax defaults.
  • Advising a cryptocurrency developer on tax implications and regulations of cryptocurrency, structuring and tax consequences of certain blockchain & Etherium principles. 
  • Assisted several clients in the resolution of their Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) and Voluntary Disclosure Programme (VDP) applications. 
  • Assisted a governmental body in a tax dispute up to the Supreme Court of Appeal, which included the application of the CFC provisions. 
  • Advising a multinational asset management in its acquisition of a South African trade financier, involving double taxation treaties between SA and foreign jurisdictions.
Languages:
Afrikaans, English