Similarly to the previous three years, in 2020 WTS Klient Hungary is again among the top five Hungarian tax advisor and transfer pricing firms in Europe’s most prestigious competition for the tax profession. On 21 May the winners of the European Tax Awards 2020 will be announced online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
European tax firms have been competing against each other every year since 2005 at the competition organised by the International Tax Review (ITR), Europe’s most renowned journal for taxation.
WTS Klient Hungary shortlisted for two awards
On 23 April ITR published on its website the list of European tax advisor companies, who have been the most successful in the past 12 months performing outstanding work, broken down, among other things, by country and field of expertise. WTS Klient Hungary has been shortlisted among the top five firms in two categories, as Hungary Tax Firm of the Year and Hungary Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year.
Members of WTS Global among finalists at European Tax Awards 2020
WTS Global, which in previous years has continuously taken home the Best Indirect Tax Firm of the Year title, and which is represented exclusively in Hungary and Central and Eastern Europe by WTS Klient Hungary, is now shortlisted among the best in five categories of the European Tax Awards 2020: CEE Tax Firm of the Year, Tax Compliance and Reporting Firm of the Year, Indirect Tax Firm of the Year, Tax Litigation and Disputes Firm of the Year, Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year.
At the European Tax Awards 2020 European partner firms of WTS Global have also been shortlisted, such as ICON in Austria, WTS Germany, Sorainen in the Baltic states, and WTS Tax Legal Consulting in Ukraine in two categories each, and Atlas Tax Lawyers in the Netherlands, Svalner in Sweden and FTI Consulting in the UK in one category each.
Online award ceremony
The candidates are evaluated by the jury according to three main criteria – size, innovation and complexity – and they are ranked by country and fields of activity. The winners selected based on these criteria will be revealed on 21 May. However, the 16th official awards gala of the European Tax Awards 2020 will not be held because of the coronavirus pandemic. The winning firms will be announced by the organiser ITR online.