Uganda will this year host the Africa Tax Symposium between May 4 and May 6 for top tax officials.
The Africa Tax Symposium is an event drawing together tax professionals from all over the continent aiming to analyse the most pertinent international tax issues of the day and to place them within the African context.
This year’s summit theme is, “Trends in International Taxation: An African Perspective.”
The discussion will focus on today’s most pressing tax issues, such as the post-BEPS landscape, aggressive tax planning, transfer pricing and challenges impacting particular industries and transactions.
BEPs is Base Erosion and Profit Shifting and refers to tax planning strategies that exploit gaps and mismatches in tax rules to artificially shift profits to low or no-tax locations where there is little or no economic activity, resulting in little or no overall corporate tax being paid.
The Africa Tax Symposium is an initiative of IBFD’s Centre for Studies in African Taxation (CSAT), a think tank devoted to the study and development of African taxation.
The Symposium, CSAT aims to contribute to deeper analytical knowledge of international tax across the continent and sponsors research into areas of tax policy relevant to particular sectors in Africa.