Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Tax
TMF Group
On 1 January 2019, the Kingdom of Bahrain became the third Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member state to introduce VAT at the standard rate of 5%, following the United Arab Emirates and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
STA Law Firm
With Bahrain's VAT commencing 1 January 2019, the country is making a significant leap in their economic front.
STA Law Firm
The GCC countries, through the GCC Common VAT Agreement, have agreed to introduce VAT within their systems.
TMF Group
Companies supplying taxable goods or services in Bahrain must comply with new VAT laws from January.
STA Law Firm
It is an Agreement concerning the improvement of International Tax Compliance and implementing Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
The above-mentioned letter has been issued to emphasize on the calculation of comprehensive medical insurance contribution ...
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
In the last three years Egypt has solidified its position as one of the biggest markets and economies in the Middle East and the Arab world, due to its developed economic, market and social structures and wide labor resources.
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
This decree has been issued on the 12th of November 2018.
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
This is for all types of VAT returns, whether general rate at 14% or table VAT rate, whichever.
Deloitte Nigeria
In the quest to improve the infrastructural needs of Nigeria and maximise resources, the President of Nigeria approved the Executive Order 007 (the Order) ...
Andersen Tax LP
In 2016, Nigeria was plunged into an economic recession, which lasted from the third quarter of 2016 to the third quarter of 2017, hurting many businesses.
Andersen Tax LP
The above notwithstanding, tax authorities in Nigeria usually view discounts and rebates with skepticism.
Andersen Tax LP
On 11 December 2018, the Court of Appeal, in the case between Best Children International Schools Limited, held that the Company is liable to Companies Income Tax, regardless of its claim to be an educational institution.
Andersen Tax LP
The 2018 fiscal year witnessed an increased tax activism by the revenue authorities and the Ministry of Finance. These events clearly demonstrated the government's intention to widen the tax net and raise additional revenue.
ENSafrica
The Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2018, which was promulgated on 17 January 2018, amended South African tax legislation by overhauling two provisions relating to the reduction of debt, namely section 19 of the Income Tax Act, 1962 ...
ENSafrica
When debt is reduced or written off, certain adverse tax consequences may arise for the debtor.
ENSafrica
Transfer pricing is a self-assessment mechanism that aims to ensure that taxpayers identify all potential cross-border transactions, operations, schemes, agreements or understandings that have been entered into between connected persons ...
ENSafrica
The news that China has committed to invest approximately R200-billion in South Africa was greeted with much fanfare throughout the country.
TMF Group
You may have seen the media headlines about Qatar's new Excise Tax – dubbed a "sin tax" – which saw the price of alcohol, sugary drinks and tobacco in the country as much as double overnight.
STA Law Firm
The VAT implementation has now been active in the UAE for over a year following the GCC nation's agreement.
Oneworld Ltd
Tax domicile certificate is a certificate issued for eligible government entities, companies and individuals to take advantage of agreements of double taxation avoidance on income signed by the UAE.
STA Law Firm
Introduction of value-added tax or VAT impacts a country's economy and industries.
STA Law Firm
Death is always a profoundly emotional occurrence and the time following it can be complicated and involve many laws and regulations.
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
Andersen Global is comprised of more than 3,000 professionals and over 450 global Partners with a presence in over 105 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms.
ENSafrica
Decree No. 18/024, amending the Mining Regulation, was published in the Official Gazette on 12 June 2018. Significant amendments include:
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Deloitte Nigeria
Statutorily, under the Personal Income Tax Act (PITA) Cap P8 LFN 2004 (as amended), every employer is under obligation to file employers' tax returns (Form H1)
Kosta Legal
The construction industry in Uzbekistan is undergoing significant changes following the enactment of Presidential Decree from November 14, 2018 No. UP – 5577[1] ("Decree").
Nishith Desai Associates
Mauritius renegotiating tax treaty is not confirmed yet.
PwC Nigeria
One of the key developments in 2018 was the FIRS writing to banks appointing them as collection agents of taxpayers considered to be delinquent in their tax payments.
TMF Group
Let's dive into the changes in detail and what they mean for corporations in Mauritius.
Banwo & Ighodalo
With a nominal GDP of over $492 billion (2016) and a more than 180-million strong youthful population, Nigeria, is both Africa's biggest economy and the most populous black nation on earth.
Deloitte Nigeria
The timeline is not later than 31 January of every year.
STA Law Firm
The VAT implementation has now been active in the UAE for over a year following the GCC nation's agreement.
Strachan Partners
Tax administration in Nigeria is vested in the three tiers of government.
Ziv Sharon & Co
In civil appeal 476/17, Amit Amishvili Rafi v. Assessing Officer Tel Aviv 4, the Israeli Supreme Court upheld the ITA's position to classify the taxpayer as an Israeli resident despite staying only 30 days (!) ...
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