Hi, I'm Johan - a Finnish Tax Attorney.

I have more than 10 years of experience in Finnish and international taxation. 

I am specialized in private wealth law, corporate restructurings and demanding tax disputes.

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Services

A trusted advisor and uncompromising defender

My clients are domestic and international entrepreneurs, individuals and families, as well as their businesses, family offices and investment vehicles.

Private individuals

I assist wealthy individuals and entrepreneurs in business and investment activities, international taxation, international relocation and succession planning.

 

Corporations

I provide tax structuring services and ongoing tax advise. I also provide transactional tax services (M&A Tax) and prepare advance tax ruling applications and dispensation ruling applications to carry forward tax losses.

 

Tax processes and litigation

I am specialized in demanding tax applications and disputes. I defend my clients’ interests relentlessly, especially when it comes to income tax, prepayment, transfer tax and property tax disputes.

 
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About me

I can help planning your taxation, preventing tax disputes, and defending your rights

I am a Finnish attorney-at-law. 

I started my career as an M&A tax advisor working for an international auditing firm. I have also worked as an in-house legal counsel responsible for the Nordic Markets at a Luxembourg based life insurance company. Before starting my own firm, I acted as an attorney at one of the leading Finnish law firms.

During my career I been involved in some of the largest and most complex Finnish public and private M&A transactions, as well as major assignments from entrepreneurs and private individuals. 

In recent years, I have focused on private wealth law, Finnish and internationally located families, business owners and entrepreneurs, as well as their investments and holding vehicles.

The most important thing for myself is to find the best possible outcome for the customer, communicate openly and operate cost-effectively. I take swift action on both small and large matters and you can be confident that I will defend your case relentlessly.

Education and professional background

Achievements

Asianajajaliitto - asianajaja Johan Hägerström

Blog & News

Exit tax (appreciation tax, departure tax)

The Finnish Government decided to introduce an exit-tax (appreciation tax, departure tax) that is triggered in situations where a tax …

US Flip share exchange Finland taxation

What is a US Flip? Especially Finnish startup companies have been increasingly interested in introducing a US based parent company …

Relocation to Finland

You will personally be tax resident in Finland if (i) you have your main abode and home in Finland or …