ROY N. RELATO, Attorney-at-Law, CPA

Mr. Relato is a CPA-Lawyer with an extensive experience in setting up companies in the Philippines and providing tax, corporate, immigration and labor services to multinational and local clients.

He assists foreign and local clients organize their business by providing advisory services on the most tax efficient corporate structure under Philippine tax laws as well as corporate registration and immigration services. He also provides tax outsourcing services to multinational and local clients, including compliance with the government mandated social contributions.  He advises clients on employment matters and represents them before the National Labor Relations Commission and Department of Labor and Employment.

 

Mr. Relato handles tax cases before the Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue, the Court of Tax Appeals and the Supreme Court. He prepares tax and legal opinions, reviews contracts and assists clients on corporate restructuring and dissolution. He also advises clients on customs compliance matters and represents them in post entry audits of the Bureau of Customs.

 

Mr. Relato worked as an auditor of Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. (SGV & Co.), the local affiliate of Ernst & Young, and worked as a legal researcher of a legal process outsourcing company.

 

Mr. Relato was a senior associate at Quisumbing Torres Law Offices, a member firm of Baker McKenzie International, where he rendered tax litigation, advisory and customs work. He was also an associate of Du-Baladad and Associates, where he performed tax litigation work.

 

Mr. Relato was a tax manager of Punongbayan & Araullo & Co. (P&A), an affiliate of Grant Thornton Ltd., where he gained extensive experience in handling tax, customs, and corporate works. While in P&A, Mr. Relato played a key role in the engagement team that was awarded the prestigious Founder’s Award.

 

Mr. Relato wrote several articles on tax matters in various issues of the Business World. He was a faculty member of the De La Salle University-College of Saint Benilde, where he lectured on income taxation.

 

Atty. Relato was a partner at De Lumen Valdez Zamora & Associates where he was engaged in tax, corporate, immigration, labor and civil litigation practice.

 

Atty. Relato was also a managing director of Synergia BPO Solutions Inc., an outsourcing company engaged in providing tax compliance, payroll and bookkeeping services.

 

Atty. Relato obtained both his accountancy and law degrees from San Beda College. He passed the CPA Licensure Examinations in 1998 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2005. He is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Albay Chapter, and the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

HERE TO PROVIDE LEGAL HELP

Unit 1112 Entrata Tower 1
2609 Civic Drive, Filinvest Corporate City Alabang, Muntinlupa City

Services

Labor Practice

  • Legal advice concerning employment policies, review of employment contracts, issues concerning employee discipline, and matters involving pre-termination and termination disputes
  • Legal representation before the Labor Arbiters, the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court

Corporate Services

  • Outsourcing services for tax filings and remittance of mandatory social contributions
  • Assistance in corporate restructuring and dissolution
  • Assistance in effecting changes in corporate ownership
  • Contract drafting, review and negotiation
  • Renewal of business permits
  • Retainer services

Tax and Customs Practice

  • Legal representation before the Bureau of Internal Revenue and Local Government Unit on matters involving tax investigations, collection cases and claims for refunds
  • Legal representation before the regular courts, Court of Tax Appeals and Supreme Court on matters involving tax investigations, collection cases and claims for refunds
  • Advisory services on tax implications of significant transactions and contract review
  • Tax compliance review
  • Advisory services on post entry customs compliance
  • Legal representation before the Bureau of Customs on matters involving post entry audits

Corporate Registration

  • Advisory services on most tax efficient corporate entity and possible qualification for incentives
  • Drafting of corporate document for opening of bank account and review of lease agreement
  • Registration of new entity with the SEC and other concerned government agencies
  • Registration of new entity with the Bureau of Internal Revenue
  • Post registration of new entities with the pertinent Local Government Unit, Social Security System, Home Development Mutual Fund and Philippine Health Corporation
  • Registration of new entity with the Bureau of Customs as an accredited importer
  • Procurement of Alien Employment Permits and working visas with the Bureau of Immigration
  • Registration of marks with the Philippine Intellectual Property Office

Contact Info

Unit 1112 Entrata Tower 1 2609 Civic Drive, Filinvest Corporate City Alabang, Muntinlupa City




Contact No: +632.869.1210
+63.917.653.7224
Website:www.relatolaw.com
Email:royrelato@relatolaw.com
Skype:rnrelato
Linked In:Roy Relato

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