• Tax

    In collaboration with a leading local accountancy firm, OBG provides an overview of the tax system, including information on corporate, sales and income taxes. Other topics include repatriation of profits, capital movements, investment incentives, Customs duties and free zones.
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Chapter | Tax & Accountancy from The Report: Cote d'Ivoire 2020

In conjunction with EY, this chapter explores the taxation system and Côte d’Ivoire’s efforts to build an...

Côte d’Ivoire is an economic powerhouse in West Africa, posting average growth of 8% between 2011 and 2018. However, the rate of GDP growth in real terms fell to 6.7% in 2019 and is expected to contract to 2.7% in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent widespread shutdowns. Looking to the future, the IMF expects growth to rebound to 8.7% in 2021, highlighting the country’s economic resilience. 

 

Direct and indirect taxation have been used to increase non-oil revenues and provide services for citizens. Whether it is corporate, individual income, sales, excise or value-added tax (VAT) or custom duties, the main objective is typically to increase revenue and, in some instances, change the behaviour of citizens. Excise taxes on tobacco...

 

Saudi Arabia’s income tax rules are governed by the Income Tax Law (Tax Law), which came into force in 2004. The Tax Law is supplemented by implementing regulations (by-laws). Zakat is governed by the implementing regulations for zakat collection (zakat regulations). The Ministry of Finance issues ministerial resolutions concerning...

Chapter | Tax from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2020

Saudi Arabia’s income tax rules are governed by the Income Tax Law, which came into force in 2004. The Tax Law is supplemented by implementing regulations. Zakat, for its part, is governed by the implementing regulations for zakat collection. The Ministry of Finance issues resolutions concerning aspects of tax and zakat, and the General Authority of Zakat and Tax (GAZT) regularly issues...

Saudi Arabia’s decision to weaken the link between hydrocarbons and economic growth, and pursue a policy of diversification has seen a wide range of projects come to fruition in the last several years. While at present the Covid-19 pandemic and the unprecedented plunge in oil prices are causing significant short-term uncertainty, the reforms that have been put in place in recent years should stand the Kingdom in good stead over the longer term.

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