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RSM Tax Update Webinar - Presentation Slides

9 July 2020
1. How to take advantage of the Voluntary Tax Disclosure Programme 2. Tax challenges arising from the Tax Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020 and the Finance Act, 2020 and how to tackle the implementation challenges 3. Overview of the implications arising from recent Tax Rulings

KENYA BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS 2020 - 2021

11 June 2020
Economic performance in 2019 and Beyond Global Economic Highlights

INCOME TAX AMENDMENTS - THE TAX LAWS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2020

27 April 2020
The Tax Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020 was assented to on 25th April 2020. All the changes below become effective on 25th April 2020. For ease of reference, additional changes in the Act, which were not proposed in the Bill have been bolded for ease of reference.  

THE TAX LAWS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020

6 April 2020
INCOME TAX ACT A raft of changes have been proposed by The Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The changes will become effective once the Bill has been signed into law by the President.

COVID-19 - ECONOMIC STIMULUS

26 March 2020
COVID-19 - ECONOMIC STIMULUS

Tax Filing in Uncertain Times

24 March 2020
Tax Filing in Uncertain Times Introduction The outbreak of the Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) has led to a significant impact to various economies across the globe, and the rapid transmission of the virus has resulted to governments taking drastic measures in order to reduce its transmission.

RSM Eastern Africa Tax Mobile Application

17 February 2020
At RSM, we are passionate about making corporate Eastern Africa more transparent and dynamic. We believe the future belongs to those businesses that employ good corporate governance and embrace exponential technologies that will shape business solutions.

RSM IFRS Update and IFRS 16 Training presentation slides

4 December 2019
RSM IFRS Update and IFRS 16 Training presentation slides contains slides of the presentation held in December 2019. The new Standard eliminates a lessee’s classification of leases as either operating leases or finance leases. Instead, almost all leases are ‘capitalised’ by recognising a lease liability and right-of-use asset on the balance sheet.

Auto Assessment Order

27 November 2019
Auto assessment order Reference is made to the above subject matter where KRA has erroneously issued auto assessment orders on 2018 VAT obligation.

Kenya Finance Act, 2019

13 November 2019
KENYA FINANCE ACT, 2019

Electricity expense rebate for manufacturer

9 August 2019
Electricity expense rebate for manufacturer

Business Acquisitions – A Brief Guide

30 July 2019
Business Acquisitions – A Brief Guide One of the most efficient paths of growth is through business acquisitions. If executed correctly, acquisitions which are often cheaper and faster than organic growth, allow companies to grow and diversify their business models.  

IFRS 16 – LEASES

25 July 2019
IFRS 16 – LEASES INTRODUCTION

The importance of outsourcing the grant management function

27 June 2019
Properly managing awarded funding is as important as winning a grant. It is therefore imperative to have the necessary financial controls in place to adhere to the terms of the grant.

Budget Highlights 2019/2020

14 June 2019
Download Budget highlights 2019/20 for: Kenya Tanzania

Frequently asked questions on company secretarial online registration system

28 May 2019
When was the online registration system introduced? Kenya

The pros and cons of outsourcing business functions and processes

22 May 2019
Outsourcing is a common practice of contracting out business functions and processes to third-party providers. There is an increased trend globally to outsource the back office services and the key one a number of companies look into are the accounting and payroll services.

Cybersecurity: Actions to take to mitigate risk

15 May 2019
Here are some simple things that businesses can do to mitigate the risk of a cyber attack: Breach readiness preparation It is important to get your incident response capabilities prepared for the ‘when’, not ‘if’ Governance

Cybersecurity: The value of data

9 May 2019
Personal data is valuable on the ‘black market’ but is also sold legitimately. Obtaining data such as contact details and personal details helps companies market their products to the right people.

Personal Yearly Reflection and Annual Planner

23 April 2019
Personal Yearly Reflection and Annual Planner developed by Ashif Kassam Download here

Tax update: Withholding tax, Mauritius DTA and VAA

11 April 2019
Withholding tax payment on accrual of expenses The Court of Appeal in its judgement of 15th February 2019 in the case Kenya Revenue Authority v Republic (Ex-parte Fintel Limited), ruled on the issue of the tax point of withholding tax.

Which growth strategy to adopt?

3 April 2019
Ansoff Growth Matrix is a strategic tool that forms a basis for many companies when considering growth strategies. BY PALAK TEWARY The model is based on two axes: products and markets and suggests four growth strategies, namely:

Can blockchain benefit middle market retailers?

2 April 2019
From supply chain to loyalty building: Blockchain’s impact explored By Ben Tickner