Patrícia Matos is a Transfer Pricing Partner in Deloitte’s Portugal and Angola offices and has more than 18 years of experience as a tax/transfer pricing specialist in global/international projects, including the coordination of tax/transfer pricing planning, due diligence, and tax/transfer pricing compliance for Portuguese and Angolan-based multinational companies.
In 2002, following the introduction of the Portuguese transfer pricing regime, she began working exclusively in transfer pricing and led the launching of Deloitte’s transfer pricing practice in Portugal and, since October 2013, in Angola.
Regular and comprehensive cooperation between Deloitte’s Portuguese, European, and American practices ensures that Patrícia is familiar with international state-of-the-art transfer pricing techniques and trends.
Patrícia has worked closely with the Portuguese tax authorities’ transfer pricing team on several technical issues, and has been involved in the critical analysis of recent updates to the Portuguese transfer pricing legislation. Patrícia has also been involved in several advance pricing agreements (APA) negotiations in Portugal, and was the partner responsible for supporting the first APA between the tax authorities and a taxpayer in Portugal. In addition, Patrícia was responsible for the technical training of the tax authorities’ transfer pricing team in Angola.
Patrícia has broad experience advising clients in several aspects of transfer pricing, ranging from tax audits to comprehensive transfer pricing planning, structuring of intercompany transactions, international business restructurings, defensive documentation, tax litigation, and mutual agreements procedures.
Patrícia has experience across a wide range of industries, including energy, communications, technology, media, financial services, automotive, consumer goods, tourism, and pharmaceuticals.
Her contributions to the transfer pricing field have been acknowledged in the 2013 edition of World Tax, which recognized her as a leading transfer pricing specialist in Portugal.