Michel Guichard

Partner, Michel leads the Indirect Tax and tax controversy teams. He advises major companies on VAT, Customs and tax litigation.

Michel Guichard


  • Indirect Tax (VAT)
  • Customs & Global Trade
  • Tax Controversy

Michel Guichard, Partner, leads the Indirect Tax activity.

With more than 30 years’ experience in International and French Tax law, he advises his clients on indirect tax matters.

Michel is part of VAT worldwide Deloitte network where he contributes to the development of innovating European VAT scheme and lobbying actions on selected domains.

He has been developing the new tax litigation department. This department aims to assist the clients in national and European litigation.

Michel is a member of the IFA, AMAFI and APTE (Association of European VAT Practitioners). He is also a recognized tax expert before the Centre International pour le Règlement des Différends relatifs aux Investissements (CIRDI) and a member of the DJCE exams jury.

Before joining Taj in 2002, Michel worked for 17 years within the Tax Legislation Department of the French Ministère de l’Economie, des Finances et du Budget in Vat and International Tax before focusing his professional practice on business consulting.

+33 1 55 61 66 72 mguichard@taj.fr


  • Attorney at the Hauts-de-Seine’s Bar - 2000
  • Graduated from the Tax National College – 1983
  • Master’s degree in private law (commercial law) – University of Bordeaux - 1982
  • Accounting degree - 1981
  • Graduated from the Notaries College of Bordeaux - 1979


  • French
  • English


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