Due to the experience and financial skills of the Studio’s holder, Mr. Portale, and his group of specialized collaborators, the office is ready to supply quick and convenient explanations and solve any type of issues connected to VAT and Customs their clients may come up with. This allows us to offer complete solutions adapted to the customer’s needs in a very short time.
Who we are
Studio Portale was set up in 1987 by Renato Portale to provide consultancy to Italian and Foreign Clients regarding highly specialized financial and fiscal aid on VAT and Customs.
Since the 2013-2014 academic year he has been an adjunct professor at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, faculty of Economics, for teaching in the subject of Intra-Community VAT sales in the II level University Master in Tax Law.
From 1993 to 2012 he used to works with “Sole 24 ore” team both writing in the daily newspaper or in specialized magazines. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of “Settimana fiscale”, a professional utility of SEAC S.p.A. Since 90’s he has published several books on VAT matters, one of them, the “Imposta sul valore aggiunto” (Value Added Tax) has been chosen since 2008 by the European Commission as reference book to check the Italian VAT law. He used to be a VAT teacher during the first Fiscal Masters of IPSOA and INFOR. He used to be a teacher and scientific VAT coordinator in the Fiscal Master of “Il Sole 24 Ore” (Italian economic newspaper).
He is also a teacher in the “Scuola Superiore dell’ Economia e delle Finanze (Advanced Economics and Finance school)” that prepares, specializes and updates the executive staff.
He used to be a lecturer in the various courses and conferences organized by the professional categories. He participates in various professional training courses organized by “Giuffrè Francis Lefevre” and be a teacher in tax Masters at Universities. He exercises his professional activity serving as a consultant to national and international companies. It is a partner of Vat Forum, an international partnership of indirect tax specialists based in Belgium.
In his long activity he has carried out and carries out professional VAT and Customs consultancy for important and well-known national and international companies.
In particular he is in charge of the optimization of the VAT flows of the companies, preparation of written advices on VAT, managing VAT bookkeeping. He has organized training courses in VAT matters in some companies, in particular about the rules on place of supply of services and the international business. He has cooperated in publishing the book “IVA Estero 2010” and “IVA Estero 2011” (VAT in the relationship with foreign Countries), “IVA 2013 al via” (new VAT Rules 2013) .
He was lecturer at international VAT summits and workshops.
Performs executive and administrative secretarial duties, correspondence and bookkeeping for VAT purposes, electronic submission of tax and custom compliances of foreign companies having relations with Italy.
She has developed interpersonal skills through the experience of teaching and lecturing and the acquisition in Financial and Tax fields after having worked for a very important leasing company .