Svalner Skatt & Transaktion
Ulrika is a partner at Svalner Skatt & Transaktion, and is one of the leading indirect tax advisers in Sweden. For more than 15 years she has advised Swedish and foreign companies, from small to listed companies in a wide range of business sectors. Ulrika's main focus areas are telecom, energy, retail, automotive, health care, transportation and cargo handling, pharmaceutical and public service. Ulrika is often engaged to assist in lobbying and preparation of draft laws.
Another main focus area is litigation. Ulrika is advising and representing clients in litigations mainly within the area of indirect tax.
Ulrika is also regularly enlisted as a lecturer at conferences and seminars.
Before joining Svalner Skatt & Transaktion, Ulrika's previous roles included a stint as a tax lawyer at Ernst & Young, as well as at the Swedish Tax Agency and District Court.
Ulrika holds an LLM from Uppsala University. She speaks (and works in) both Swedish and English and has published articles in various publications
Ylva Hestréus is on the indirect tax team at Deloitte Sweden. She has worked with VAT matters for more than 20 years, including 11 years with the Swedish Tax Agency. Her work with the Tax Agency included five years as a legal expert focusing on the financial sector.
For the last 12 years, Ylva has worked as a VAT adviser with continued focus on clients within the financial sector. She is also responsible for Deloitte Sweden's VAT/financial services industry team. Ylva is a trusted adviser for many large companies in the financial sector and gives advice to medium and large companies relative to complex VAT matters, correspondence with the Tax Agency and so on. Ylva has also worked with VAT issues for Swedish and international companies in connection with the acquisitions of groups in Sweden. She is a frequent lecturer at VAT seminars and has authored several articles on VAT.
Ylva earned a master's degree in law from the University of Stockholm in 1992 and is certified as a tax adviser by FAR, the institute for authorised accountancy professions in Sweden. Ylva is also a board member in policy matters of taxation for FAR.
Monica joined Grant Thornton Sweden in August 2009 as head of tax.
Monica's previous in-house experience is with IKEA Services as global head of tax, as well as having held advisory positions with KPMG and Arthur Andersen/Deloitte. She also has experience of working as an official at the Swedish Tax Agency.
In the profession Monica has developed substantial expertise within the field of corporate and international taxation focusing on inward investments, restructuring and mergers and acquisitions.
Today, Monica primarily focuses on leading the Swedish tax practice, which comprises more than 75 tax consultants dealing in all areas of domestic and international taxation.
Monica strives for high client satisfaction based on pragmatic and commercial tax advice.
Monica is a member of the council of the tax department at FAR, the institute for the accounting profession in Sweden, as well as FAR's tax authorisation committee.
Skeppsbron Skatt - Taxand Sweden