Erik Holgersen has specialized within VAT and indirect taxation.
Erik has in-depth experience in assisting both private entities and public bodies in assessing their VAT position and possible alternatives. Amongst the areas of particular experience are the real estate sector where Erik has assisted clients in deciding on the best solutions in relation to the establishing of infrastructure as well as the building projects; VAT issues related to the establishing of best solution for structuring business activities in multiple companies and assessing potential VAT risks and solutions related to restructuring processes; and issues related to cross border activities, either for foreign companies planning on establishing a subsidiary or a branch in Norway or merely a sales structure in Norway, or Norwegian companies planning on establishing business activity abroad. In addition to the advisory role on future business arrangements Erik has, on numerous occasions, supported clients in relation to VAT and tax audits.
Prior to joining SANDS Erik has worked with the Tax Aurthorities, the law firm Andersen Legal and the law firm Ernst & Young Tax.