Natalia Kozlova is a Partner in PwC Moscow office, leading Russian Transfer Pricing practice.
Natalia has more than 20 years of tax professional experience working with major Russian and multinational clients in the areas of Tax planning, design of tax efficient organizational, management and ownership structures and in tax risk management.
In the year 2019 Natalia took leadership over Russian Transfer Pricing practice. Having gained extensive practical experience in working with multinational and Russian companies on corporate tax and transfer pricing matters, Natalia is currently advising her clients on development of pricing methodologies, adapting global Transfer pricing models to Russian requirements and assisting her clients in applying and negotiating Advanced Pricing Agreements with Russian competent authorities.
In 2020, Natalia, acting as a tax adviser of one large multinational group, assisted the client in reaching an agreement with the Russian Federal Tax Service on the transfer pricing methodology used for a key intercompany transaction related to use of intangibles, which was subject to Advance pricing agreement (APA). This is the very first case in Russia in which an IP transaction was subject to an APA negotiation, and in which the methodology was successfully pre-agreed and the APA signed in December 2020.
Business model optimisation, IP management, APAs, value chains, dispute resolution
automotive, consumer goods and services, food and beverage, industrials, media
Natalia graduated from Finance Academy at Government of RF, diploma in Taxation with honors.
Natalia has a qualification of certified public accountant (CPA) since 2000.