East African Community: member states directed to complete procedures to bring the EAC DTA into force
The Council of Ministers of the East African Community (EAC) has directed Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to complete the procedures necessary to bring into …
April 29, 2013. Tags: Africa
The COMESA Competition Commission has announced that it became operational on 14 January 2013. Established under article 6 of the COMESA Competition Regulations 2004), the Commission …
The East African Community is modernizing customs. What does this mean for international businesses?
As unprecedented capital flows into Africa, nations involved want to ensure profits made are taxed accordingly and the tax base is not eroded by tax abuse.
Window for early mover advantage closing.
Growing optimism and confidence among international and African investors has lead to significant inward investment into Africa over the last decade according to Ernst & Young’s second African Attractiveness Survey.
South Africa is enacting policies designed to enhance its attractiveness to investors in Africa
The continent has had a good decade, with falling political and economic risks. But new administrative challenges are emerging for multinationals on the ground.
At a broad level, fiscal stimulus incentives enacted at the height of the crisis have almost exclusively given way to rapid and urgent austerity stances.
A sense of excitement regarding the prospects for the continent is accompanied by an encouraging pragmatism, both on the part of business leaders and on the part of African institutions, including both government and tax authorities.
This year brought with it another year of indirect tax challenges across Africa, which may require — or provide opportunities for — businesses to adapt their indirect tax reporting systems and tax strategies.
Do they need to? And who sets the rules for the future? Recent transfer pricing trends on a global scale.
The EMEIA region includes a broad range of countries at very different stages of economic development and, as noted, with differing reactions to the global financial crisis.
Tax policy in the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region continues to be shaped by the fall-out from the global financial crisis.
A “one-size-fits-all” approach to tax compliance and planning is not a strategy that will work in emerging markets.
Single Authorization for Simplified Procedures in Hungary and the Netherlands: practical aspects of an EU-wide initiative
The Single Authorization for Simplified Procedures (SASP) is a relatively new opportunity for companies in the EU and especially for AEOs that file import or …
The news that South Africa has been formally invited to join a group of the world’s key emerging economies raises questions, particularly with respect to trade opportunities.
The East African Community (EAC), consisting of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania, recently launched a pilot program for the implementation of the new duty …