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Tax Law Advisory Unit

CM Advocates LLP - Uganda > Practice Areas > Tax Law Advisory Unit

At CM Advocates Uganda, we are a home to a team of highly effective, solution-oriented tax lawyers.

Our team routinely advise clients on diverse tax issues including income tax, custom duties, excise duty, stamp duty, real estate tax, transfer pricing and VAT. We also assist clients on compliance issues, transaction taxes, structuring advice as well as conduct of tax health checks. We pride ourselves as being able to offer an integrated and superior tax advice and solutions to our customers in a timely and efficient manner.

In commercial and corporate transactions, we routinely advise clients on the most tax efficient models to achieve their commercial objectives. Besides, we advise on tax issues and implications in relation to merger and acquisitions transactions, spins off, business/asset transfers transactions, demerger, finance structures and transactions, corporate restructuring, estate planning and family settlements. We also handle tax matters related to charities (like NGOs), societies and trusts.

Moreover, where applicable, we usually process tax remissions or exemptions for clients including stamp duties exemptions, capital gain exemptions (e.g. on transfer of property) income tax exemptions for charitable trust and foundations as well as land rates exemption for religious organizations.

We serve a board range of clients including includes banks and financial institutions, importers, corporates in aviation sectors, manufacturing concerns, real estate developers and construction companies, local and international FMCGs, individuals, accounting firms, tax professionals, pension funds, partnerships, closely-held businesses, religious organizations as well as trusts and charities.