Tax

 The Rubeya & Co-Advocates Tax department advises clients on the tax implications of structuring transactions and provides opinions on its fiscal implications. We assist and represent clients in the tax dispute resolution process, including filing objections or appeals before the tax authorities and litigating disputes in court.

Our expertise, professional knowledge and years of experience assure clients of a comprehensive and tax-efficient service that is tailored to their individual business needs.

Our alliance with DLA Piper and the DLA Piper Africa Group allow us to move quickly and seamlessly on cross-border transactions. We coordinate information and resources to achieve your corporate objectives wherever in the world you transact. 

The tax department assist in the following matters:
 
Tax Disputes
 
The department provides clients accurate, up-to-date information and advice to minimize tax exposure and help them resolve disputes with the tax authorities.
We handle all levels of talks, from responding to Burundi Tax Revenue Authority (OBR) queries during tax control and audit, filing objections and appeals before the Commissioner General of the OBR, representation in the Tax Conciliation Board, before the Ministry of Finance and in Administrative Courts.
 
Mergers & Acquisitions
 
The Tax department provides advice for tax planning in M&A transactions. Where necessary we obtain advance tax-rulings on transactions, from the tax authorities in the client’s favour.
 
Tax Planning and Special Arrangements
 
We structure and plan transactions to minimize the parties’ tax burden, by applying original and creative ideas that are not in the public domain. When necessary,we hold discussions with the tax authorities to obtain
advance tax-rulings for the proposed tax structure.
 
For further informations on tax matters, please contact us.

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