Felipe Dominguez Celis
Felipe Dominguez joined PwC in April 2006, and is now a senior associate in the Santiago tax and legal services practice. He is also part of the tax controversy and dispute resolution department.
Felipe's main area of practice involves representing clients, including local and international corporations and individuals, having experience in tax audit processes, administrative appeals, tax claims, taxpayers' rights violation procedures, real estate tax claims and transfer pricing tax claims before the Chilean Internal Revenue Service, tax and customs courts and Chilean Appeals Court and Supreme Court.
Although Felipe joined PwC in April 2006, from January 2009 to November 2012 he worked as an associate at a prestigious law firm in Chile assisting and representing clients in the most diverse tax matters, including tax consulting, tax planning, tax audits and judicial tax claims.
Felipe is bachelor of law from the Universidad de Los Andes, and also holds a degree in management and tax planning at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He has written and co-published several articles regarding tax matters (including 'The New Tax Justice in Chile', 'Discovery in Chile', 'Transfer pricing tax claims under Chile's new tax justice law
Gonzalo Schmidt Gabler
Gonzalo Schmidt is a partner at PwC Chile's tax and legal services practice in Santiago. He is also the partner-in-charge of the tax controversy and dispute resolution department.
Gonzalo joined PwC Chile in January of 2007 and is now the manager-in-charge at the tax controversy and dispute resolution department, advising national and multinational corporations in their tax audit defence and tax claim processes. From August 2010 to November 2012, he worked in the Chilean Tax Administration (SII) at the Tax Litigation Department of the National Directorate, helping to implement and develop the fiscal defence in the new tax justice procedure in the whole country, whereby for the first time in the history of Chile, the tax courts became independent from the tax authorities.
Gonzalo has substantial experience in tax audit processes, administrative appeals, tax claims, taxpayers' rights violation procedures, real estate tax claims and transfer pricing tax claims before the Chilean Internal Revenue Service, Tax and Customs Courts and Chilean Courts of Law.
Gonzalo holds a bachelor's degree in law from the Universidad de Los Andes, and also holds a degree in management and tax planning at the PontificiaUniversidad Católica de Chile. He has also participated as lecturer at the New Tax Justice specialisation programme and he has written and co-published several articles regarding tax matters (for example, 'The new tax justice in Chile', 'Discovery in Chile', and 'Transfer pricing tax claims under Chile's new tax justice law'.
Francisco Selamé Marchant
Francisco is a partner of the tax and legal department of PwC Chile since January 1 2006, and leader of the tax controversy and dispute resolution department.
Francisco has more than 20 years of professional experience in advising domestic and multinational companies in national and international tax and legal matters. Francisco also has substantial experience in controversy and dispute resolution with the tax administration. In these matters, his work ranged from legal services in relation to reviews, audits, disputes and litigation to strategic advice on tax risk management and legal advice on major transactions.
Francisco is a lawyer and holds a magister in public finances and tax law from University of Paris. He is also tax law professor at the law school of Universidad de Chile and director of the LLM tax programme at the same university.
Francisco has been the firm's lead partner of the tax and legal Latin American Network (LAN) since November 1 2012.
He is a member of the Chilean Institute of Tax Law, elected as its president for the period 2006-2008. He is also a member of IFA Chile and part of its Academic Committee.
He is part of the Chilean Bar Association and member of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce's tax committee.
Francisco speaks English, French and Spanish.
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