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Taxes form an essential part of the expenditure of every business. One way through which a business can save a substantial amount of its hard-earned money is by being tax efficient. Tax efficiency calls for a sound understanding of various taxes and their ever changing rules and exceptions. 

Professional tax advice is, therefore, key to the success of every business. Chibesakunda & Co’s tax team can ensure that your business or transaction is appropriately modelled, that you are kept abreast of changing legislation and that you legally pay the least amount of tax possible.

Experience has included advising:

  • U&M Mining Zambia in respect of withholding taxes payable on leases of mining machinery.
  • Hermans and Romans Limited on aspects of the structuring, financing and taxation of the acquisition of the Manda Hill Centre Limited.
  • Focus Financial Services Zambia Limited on the taxation aspects of the ZMW400 million medium term note programme.
  • Teal Exploration and Mining Inc in respect of taxes and tax incentives applicable to companies conducting mining operations in Zambia.
  • Byrnecut Mining International Limited Zambia in relation to input VAT recovery claims against the Zambia Revenue Authority.

Doing business in Uganda

In terms of the ease-of-doing-business environment, the 2019 Doing Business Report rates Uganda at 127 out of 190 countries, while the 2018 Global Competitiveness Index rates Uganda at 117 of 140 countries.

Doing business in Burundi

Various vehicles exist under Burundian law. In fact, a Burundian company is established by an agreement involving two or more shareholders who agree to share part of their property and their know how to perform one or more specified activities in order to share the profits or take advantage of the economy that may result.

Doing business in Ghana

In the World Bank’s ease of doing business (2020) Ghana scored 60.0 on a scale of 100 as compared to the regional average (Sub-Saharan) of 51.8.

Doing business in Mauritius

The global business segment of the Mauritius International Financial Centre provides convenience, fiscal efficiency and risk mitigation for companies engaged in international operations.