Tax Management

Tax is a dynamic area in East Africa. The changes that the Government has implemented on tax policies have far reaching implications on business every year and as a result there is need for a dynamic team to keep abreast of them. The firm is focused on finding opportunities and leveraging them to clients’ best advantage in the form of significant tax savings. Our tailored tax planning advice enables clients to gain competitive advantage.

The services we offer include:

Payroll Tax.

Administering your payroll can be time consuming and burdensome, diverting energy and resources from core activities of your business and this  is made more difficult by the growing complexity of  the tax regime here in Equatorial Guinea and employment legislation and the accompanying regime of penalties for  none compliance.

Our tax consulting team is dedicated to relieve you of this burden by providing a comprehensive and confidential payroll service including:

  • Customized payslips
  • Computation and personal income tax
  • Administration of mandatory social security contribution, sick pay and statutory maternity leave pay etc
  • Prepare a summary and analysis of staff cost of administration, bonuses and ex-gratia and termination benefits
  • Administration of gratuity and pension

Tax Accounting & Reporting.

Most organizations overreliance on spreadsheets and outdated technology and there is lack of integration between the tax and accounting system and this hampers the tax departments ability to obtain and analyze the data they need for timely and accurate   tax accounting and reporting. We assist client in advising them on selection and implementation of software supporting financial accounting for tax. We will assist your tax department with tax accounting and reporting processes, provision-to-return reconciliations, address the risk and avoid weakness and significant deficiencies. Also advice on tax policies and procedures and well as technical aspects related to provisions and reviews the internal controls to enhance governance and address compliance and reporting risk.

Value Added Tax (VAT)

Value added tax is one of the most complexes and onerous tax regime imposed on business so complex that many businesses inadvertently over pay or underpay Value Added Tax. The ever widening scope of  Value Added Tax, the constant stream of detailed changes to the regulations and the ever growing demand of customs and excise calls for trained professional eye to ensure that you do not fall foul to regulations. We provide you with efficient and cost effective service which includes:

  • Advise on Value Added Tax planning and administration
  • VAT control and reconciliation
  • Assistance with completing Value Added Tax( VAT) returns
  • Assist in the planning to minimize future problems with customs and excise
  • Assist in the negotiation with the custom and excise in disputes and representing you at Vat tribunals.

Corporate Tax Planning.

Corporate Tax represents a substantial part of your trading costs. However, due to the reporting obligations, robust investigation policies on the part of the tax authorities and the associated penalties for non-compliance means that an undue amount of your time and resources can be taken up collecting revenue for the government. We offer a range of services to help you minimize your corporate tax exposure and relieve you of the administrative burden of complying with tax legislation.

We can assist you with:

  • Preparation of Corporate Tax returns to the tax authority
  • Advise on the minimum income tax and corporate income tax as at when due
  • Advise on the appropriate claim and elections to be incorporated in the tax returns
  • Assist client during tax audit.
  • Acting on your behalf in discussions with the tax authorities
  • Provide support and follow-up on tax matters arising during tax audit
  • Advise you on the application of Withholding tax.