Business readiness

Tax Planning & Advice

What is Tax Planning & Advice?

Tax planning and advice documentation includes all advice received by your company on tax policy, structure and its implications on your business.

It includes advice on:

  • Structure: Applicable tax regime, filing processes, tax planning related to your company across jurisdictions
  • Returns: Individual or group tax returns to be filed by your company
  • Regulations: Tax terms and conditions, regulations applicable to your company across jurisdictions
  • Disputes or Complaints: Tax related disputes or complaints filed against your company

It also includes an explanation of the tax implications of the current legal or operational structure of your company’s business.

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Why is Tax Planning & Advice important for business today?

Tax planning and advice documentation enables your company to:

  • Review advice received on tax structure, returns, regulations and disputes by your company in the past
  • Assess the tax implications of the legal or operational structure of your company
  • Estimate the financial expenses related to tax counsel received by your company across jurisdictions
  • Evaluate the impact of ongoing or closed disputes on your business
  • Comply with the tax terms and conditions and regulations applicable to your company
  • Formulate strategies and implement advice received by experts to manage your company’s tax process in an efficient way
  • Determine which tax structure is applicable to your company across jurisdictions

Why is Tax Planning & Advice important for an event tomorrow?

Tax planning and advice documentation is important for an event tomorrow, as it helps:

  • Evaluate the nature and type of tax advice received by your company and its effectiveness
  • Assess the strengths and capabilities of your company’s in-house tax team and evaluate the circumstances which required third-party counsel
  • Analyze your company’s capability to manage tax processes by evaluating the implementing the advice received
  • Determine the costs incurred by your company on the advice received by third-party experts and assess credibility and credentials
  • Assess the potential risk in the current tax structure

Pros of addressing Tax Planning & Advice

  • Assists your company in tax planning, regulatory compliance and management of tax disputes
  • Supports the introduction of rigorous internal processes to manage tax liabilities of your company
  • Provides accountability of third party expert advisors on their advice
  • Reduced potential for making adjustments to the tax structure that might be in conflict with expert advice previously obtained
  • Faster for potential investors to conduct tax due diligence

Cons of not addressing this topic

  • Increased potential for decisions to made that conflict with advice previously received
  • Increase in risks of tax disputes, fines and litigation
  • Restriction on your company’s ability to efficiently deal with and manage tax disputes or complaints.

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