CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS

REGISTERED AUDITORS

ATTORNEYS AT LAW

PAYROLL EXPERTS

WE NEVER OVERPROMISE,

WE TEND TO OVERDELIVER

 

We strive for excellence and are proud to treat client's affairs as we were runnig our own business.

Our clients know what they want to achieve. 

We know how to get there, since we have considerable expertise in the outsourcing of accounting, payroll, tax, legal and compliance functions and can handle such tasks in Italy as in more than other 40 countries around the world for both local and international enterprises.

 

Fields of Expertise:
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable

  • General Ledger

  • Bank Statements Reconciliation

  • VAT Accounting

  • Periodical Financial Statements and Trial Balances

  • Annual Financials 

  • Submission of Financials to the Local Authority

  • Reporting to the Headquarter

  • IFRS Accounting and Financials

  • IAS Accounting and Financials

  • Reconciliations of Different Accounting Standards

  • Advisory in Accounting Systems Set Up

 

 

Head of the Accounting Team

 

Mrs. Maria Grazia Marchi

Accounting

BCS accounting professionals have a level of expertise difficult to be found in the average of small practices. Our standardized processes streamline will improve your accounting practice. Our talented team is experienced with one of the most reliable accounting software available on the market. We perform vital accounting functions and financial analysis. Our software allows us to provide Trial Balances and all accounting schedules and reports in English. We can manage, upon request, costing, cash, stock and management accounting procedures and systems. Periodically we analyze Clients' financial statements and the perspective trends per the year ending compared to budget’s objectives and Italian Tax Authority earning’s test instruments in order to attend potential remedies. Some of our Clients are Foreign Companies Representative Offices, Branches and Subsidiaries: we are frequently committed in the hard work of matching the Headquarters and Holding Companies informative requirements with Italian and international accounting principles, complying also with fiscal rules. We provide secure and reliable remote access to your files 24/7 from any Internet connection. You can access your accounts at any time and process directly or just monitor your bookkeeping, examine and print reports to keep on top of your finances. We can supervise your in-house accountants' work through our remote access. We pledge to keep your sensitive data confidential and secure. We treat your proprietary information as if they were our own. Our security systems, monitoring software and secure servers provide solid protection from theft, loss or leaking of your private information. In other words, with Batini Colombo Saottini you accounting files and records are in good hands.

The tax work remains Batini Colombo Saottini core business. Our Professionals have an economics university degree and run a 3 years apprenticeship period. After this training period they go through a State examination to become Certified Accountants and Registered Auditors. The output of the team is always supervised by one or more Senior Professional or Partner. The Italian tax law requires well trained and always updated professionals due to its fast change and modification: all our professionals, after the compulsory training period, follow a continuous training program on tax updates certified by the Italian Certified Accountants Professional Body. Our Clients are represented by small, medium and large companies as well as high net-worth individuals: in addition to their annual income and local tax returns we advise them on best tax structures both in their domestic and foreign operations. 

All around the world Governments are becoming more sensitive on tax matters, in particular the once pertaining multinational companies, involved with several taxation systems: we can count on about 400 tax professionals in more than 40 countries able to grant tax compliance in several jurisdictions and helping us to define the best strategies for our clients wherever and whenever their business asks them to face tax matters and rules. Our expertise includes Transfer Pricing regulations so we help Clients in defining both Domestic Documentation (Country File) and Group TP Policies (Master File) and we often support them in TP Audits.

Tax

Fields of Expertise:
  • Corporate Taxation

  • Individual Taxation

  • Forign Companies Taxation

  • VAT Annual and Periodical Returns

  • Domestic and International Indirect Taxation

  • Domestic and International Tax Planning

  • Consolidated Local and Worldwide Returns

  • Tax Agreements for Groups of Companies

  • Tax Returns Filings and Submissions

  • EC Lists (INTRASTAT) Filing and Submsission

  • Black List Returns Filing and Submission

  • Electronic Submissions

 

Head of the Tax Team

 

Mrs. Elisabetta Batini

If you have decided to outsource your business payroll functions to an outsourcing service provider, Batini Colombo Saottini is the right solution, since small, medium, large, domestic and international corporations have outsourced successfully their entire payroll management despite of the number of their employees. This normally reduces the costs involved in having payroll trained employees in-house as well as the costs of systems and softwares needed to process a payroll. In many countries, business payrolls are complicated because taxes must be filed consistently and accurately to applicable regulatory agencies: Italy's legislation is one of the above mentioned, therefore in nearly impossible for an enterprise to manage payrolls in-house.  Another reason many businesses outsource is because of the ever increasing complexity of payroll legislation. Annual changes in tax codes, Pay As You Earn (PAYE) and National Insurance bands as well as statutory payments and deductions having to go through the payroll often mean there is a lot to keep abreast of in order to maintain compliance with the current legislation. All BCS professionals working in the Payroll Team are suject to compulsory training courses and seminars to accomplish every day this arduous mission.

Payroll

Fields of Expertise:
  • Monthly payslips

  • Withholdings calculations

  • Pension and Social Security Contribution

  • Allowances, Corporate Cars and Expenses Refunds

  • Pension Funds

  • Employment Agreements

  • Stock Option Plans

  • Share Awards Plans

  • Expatriates Compensations and Relocations

  • Dismissal

  • Redundancies

  • Employment Law

 

Head of the Payroll Team

 

Mrs. Erika Rota

Last years have seen the involvement of the most famous Audit Firms in the financial disaster made by huge companies all over the world: this changed the approach to audit alos for smaller companies.

Ability, experience and, most of all, integrity levels asked by Clients to their auditors are increasing as a consequence. All Batini Colombo Saottini’s Professionals involved in the audit practice are Registered Auditors listed at the Italian Ministry of Justice after a three years apprenticeship period and a State examination achievement. The continuous training along with seminars and workshops allow our auditors to steadily refine the audit files and procedures consistently with the appointment purposes. All Batini Colombo Saottini Professionals are covered with an appropriate insurance for professional risks incurring in their activities.

Audit

Fields of Expertise:
  • Internal Audit - Voluntary or Mandatory

  • Reporting on Accounting Standards

  • Appointments as Indipendent Auditors

  • Risk Assessment 

  • Internal Audit Function Set-up

  • Forensic Audit

 

 

 

 

Head of Audit

 

Mr. Giorgio Colombo

The risk of not being compliant with local laws and regulations could be very high for every enterprise, but it could be also more risky for a mutlinational company.

In fact a non compliance brings fines and penalties, but also relevant financial losses or damages in global reputation as a consequence of violations of laws and statutes, codes of conduct or self-discipline regulation.

 

Being not compliant could be a real disaster for any organization around the world: our teams work together to ensure that all mandatory fulfilments are duly observed from the very first step in a country, from set up of a legal entity, to all registrations at relevant authorities and communications in case something changes in the organization.

Clients are supported in the day-by-day work as well as in case of extraordinary business procedures (mergers and acquisition, de-mergers and closing down of operations).

 

 

 

Compliance

Fields of Expertise:
  • Set up of new legal entities (RO, Branch, Limited, Joint Venture)

  • Memorandum of Association

  • Statutes

  • Registrations at All Relevant Local Authorities

  • Mergers & Acquistions

  • Due Diligence

  • Corporate Statutory Books Filing

  • Intercompany Agreements

  • Transfer Princing 

  • Master File and Local Documentation

 

 

 

 

Head of Compliance Team

 

Mr. Riccardo Saottini

Our firm was born as a firm of accountants, then we added other practices to satisfy clients' requests to have one point of contact for all the needs of their companies.

That's why we searched for new joiners to lead a team of experienced corporate lawyers who assist clients for all legal matters involved with employment, relationships with clients, collection of receivables, contractor agreements, insolvency procedures, disputes with suppliers, both in local environments as well as in international ones.

 

Legal

Fields of Expertise:
  • Tax alternative dispute 

  • Tax litigation

  • Tax agreements

  • Custom audits

  • Double tax avoidance 

  • Commercial litigation

  • International arbitration

  • Employment contracts

  • Employment litigation

  • Unions negotiation

  • Receivables collection

 

Head of Legal Team

 

Mrs. Roberta Agostino

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