Tax Laws

Owing to the cross-cutting nature of tax laws, the Firm has a Tax Division which offers a wide array of services to both local and international clients in various sectors including:

1.Tax Advisory

The advice captures the tax implications of a corporate deal and goes hand in hand with corporate reorganization and/or restructuring where clients are concerned with efficient tax practices in compliance with tax laws.

2.Tax Dispute Resolution

Tax audits by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) are almost inevitable and so is litigating for disputed taxes. Depending on the nature of the dispute, we represent clients in complex tax disputes by advising on the options available in case of a dispute with the KRA and representing them at the respective dispute resolution forums.

3.Tax Due Diligences

The Tax Division plays a pivotal role in conducting due diligence on the various taxes that a target (particularly in an M&A deal) is subject to, preparing a Tax Deed and negotiating tax warranties and indemnities.Tax heads covered include Income Tax, Value Added Tax, Excise Duty and Customs.