Patrícia Matos, Deloitte Portugal, is a Transfer Pricing Partner in Lisbon, Oporto and Angola offices and has more than 20 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 lead the launching of Deloitte's transfer pricing practice in Portugal and, since October 2013, in Angola.
A regular and comprehensive liaison between Portuguese, European and American practices ensures that Patrícia is familiar with international state-of-the-art transfer pricing techniques and trends.
Patrícia has greater experience in 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.
Furthermore, 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") in Portugal and was the Partner responsible for supporting both first unilateral and bilateral APA ever signed by the Tax Authorities, and have already supported the signature of other 12 APAs in Portugal. In addition, Patrícia was responsible of technical trainings to Tax Authorities' transfer pricing team in Angola.
Patrícia contributes with comments on several of the actions developed within the scope of the BEPS (Base Erosion Proft Shifting) project and has been conducting several specific training actions in this area.
Her contribution to the transfer pricing field has been acknowledged by several editions of World Tax (last one dated of 2015) and Global Law Experts (last one dated of 2016), which recognized her as a leading transfer pricing specialist in Portugal.
Patrícia is certified public account in Portugal and holds the "CAP–Certificado de Aptidão Pedagógica" (pedagogic certification).
She is graduated in Business Administration, by ISCTE (Instituto Superior das Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa), Lisbon, in 1997.