Luigi Perin

LUIGI PERIN is a Partner at Funaro & Co. and has been with the firm since 1995. 

Mr. Perin advises corporate clients in a diverse range of industries, including luxury goods, fashion and design, real estate, e-commerce, media & telecommunications, food & beverage, industrial machinery and software, and supports their operations with strategic Federal, State and local tax advice and tax compliance services. Mr. Perin provides guidance for his clients through all business phases and has worked with start-ups and companies in the expansion phase, as well as with mature business entities.
Mr. Perin’s practice focuses on U.S. international corporate tax matters, which include establishing and restructuring the U.S. business operations of private and public foreign-owned multinational groups, Income Tax Treaty analysis, withholding tax issues, foreign investments in U.S. real estate, tax due diligence engagements and international joint ventures. His expertise in U.S. and international transfer pricing matters is comprised of extensive representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service on International Tax Examinations, unilateral and bilateral Advanced Pricing Agreements and Competent Authority proceedings.
Luigi Perin attended academic programs in both Italy and the United States. With a thesis in comparative U.S.-Italy tax law, he obtained his Master's Degree in Economics & Business from the University La Sapienza in Rome, Italy. He attended graduate business law and tax courses at Pace University in New York City and has been licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in New York State since 1999. Mr. Perin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the International Fiscal Association.
Mr. Perin has authored and co-authored numerous articles published in U.S. and Italian tax journals, including Tax Notes International, The Journal of International Taxation, Transfer Pricing Report, Il Fisco, and Il Sole 24 Ore. Mr. Perin also contributed to the volume Transfer Pricing International: A Country-by-Country Guide (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2000) and co-authored three books on tax and legal aspects of doing business in the U.S.: L'esercizio d'impresa negli Usa: profili legali e tributari (Dataufficio, 2003), Stati Uniti d'America: guida al diritto e alla fiscalità d'impresa (IPSOA/Wolters Kluwer, 2012) and Stati Uniti d'America: diritto e fiscalità d'impresa (IPSOA/Wolters Kluwer, 2019). Mr. Perin lectures on U.S. cross-border taxation for seminars sponsored by chambers of commerce and associations of entrepreneurs in Italy and the United States.