Tax and Customs

Practice Areas
Our Tax and Customs team has extensive experience on tax aspects of inter alia corporate, commercial and financial transactions and provides strategic tax advice on, in-country and cross-border, transactions covering a wide range of industries, with special focus on the Oil and Gas industry.

We are very familiar with foreign investment structuring in Angola and provide general and stand-alone tax consultancy services on tax planning, tax compliance and available tax incentives.

Our Tax and Customs team is strongly focused in supporting its clients with their transactions by developing the most tax efficient structures for foreign investment operations in Angola, as well as on the prevention of potential tax disputes, offering, on a pro-active basis, constructive and innovative tax solutions.

Moreover, our Tax and Customs team has comprehensive knowledge of import and export compliance laws and regulations, Customs duties and claims.

Our Tax and Customs expertise associated with our vast experience of Angola, allow us to predict what is likely to be acceptable by local Tax and Customs authorities, as well as to ensure and implement the solutions provided to our clients from both a legal and a practical point of view.

In Tax & Customs disputes, our team is highly experienced in providing legal assistance on Tax and Customs inspection proceedings and has been involved in Tax and Customs related matters before low and high level bodies of the Angolan Tax and Customs Administration, as well representing clients before Tax and Customs judicial courts.

Our Tax and Customs related services, among others, are as follows:

  • Tax advice on foreign investment
  • Tax planning and development of tax efficient structures
  • Tax and Customs compliance
  • Tax advice on in-country and cross-border corporate, commercial and financial transactions (e.g., mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, private equity, etc.)
  • Transfer pricing
  • Tax advice on salary and compensation structures
  • Tax advice on a wide range of taxes including, Corporate Income Tax, Petroleum Income Tax, Investment Income Tax, Personal Income Tax, Consumption Tax, Real Estate Tax and Stamp Duty, and on tax benefits
  • Tax due diligence
  • Legal Assistance on Tax and Customs inspection proceedings and Tax and Customs misdemeanours
  • Tax and Customs litigation before Tax and Customs administration entities and Tax and Customs judicial courts

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