Prof. Dr. Daniel N. Erasmus
TRM™ is a multidisciplinary world-wide practice with lawyers and accountants as consultants versed in international and domestic tax in the United States and Africa, with Tax Risk Management process and procedure experience in Europe as well. Of particular importance is the ability of TRM to identify the real issues in the light of BEPS and the new Transfer Pricing landscape (actual and perceived). Ask the right questions, and you tend to find the relevant answers. Our fees are highly negotiable to tailor fit your set of circumstances. We have written and reviewed countless TP reports and documents for large MNEs, and have commenced various internal BEPS audits, all under the attorney/client privilege.
TRM™ will identify not only the relevant tax legislation and practice rules, but will pay special attention to the relevant administration law and constitutional issues, as they affect the tax issues at hand. This approach has netted our clients in excess of USD$3,5 bn in positive settlements with Revenue Authorities in various countries. On average or clients paid less than 3% of the taxes being claimed.
Through TRM™’s commitment to ongoing tax education and adding depth to our consulting abilities, we have presented papers, lectures & seminars world-wide:
- TP Minds conferences in 2015, 2016 & 2017 – Miami, London and South Africa
- FIT Mumbai International Tax Conference – 2015 & 2017
- IFA Mauritius International Tax Conference – 2016 & 2017
- Tax Summer School at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University, for Informa to EMEA multi-nationals;
- Tax Risk Management lectures to LLM class of Thomas Jefferson School of Law in respect of South Africa, Africa, USA, Canada, China;
- EAs and CPAs in the United States (FSEA Conference in Florida, and to Chapters throughout Florida, Texas and San Francisco);
- Full day Transfer Pricing workshops to Tax Authorities and major multi-nationals (including the oil & gas industry) in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
TRM™ have analysed the relevant tax Laws and Constitutions/administrative laws of various European nations, African nations, Middle-Eastern nations and Asian nations, highlighting the the constitutional and administrative law issues that affect tax, and especially transfer pricing and other international tax issues.
Success using this information has been achieved in South Africa, Malawi, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Hungary and Romania. Zimbabwe and Tanzania are in the pipeline.
TRM™ are experienced in how Revenue Authorities in the United States, Africa, Europe and Asia tend to audit and tackle tax issues. TRM have the added ability to deliver sound and practical advice.
TRM™ has displayed the ability to deliver services across various nations, adapting their expertise and practical advice across a variety of nations such as the United States, Romania, Hungary, UK, the European Union, Middle East, various West, East and Southern Africa nations, and Asia – Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, India, China, South Korea and Taiwan. We have assisted asset managers in the U.S. on Africa-based transactions; expanding operations from South Africa into Africa & the U.S., and attending to various transfer pricing study reports in various African countries, including the handling of tax disputes (including transfer pricing) in South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Through our practical adaption of the 7 most common mistakes made by corporation world-wide in the tax risk management – we have a solution that will suit your needs. To download a summary copy of Erasmus’ book “Tax Intelligence” (available on http://www.amazon.com/Tax-Intelligence-Habitual-Mistakes-Companies/dp/145006874X ) or for a summary http://www.ErasmusOnTax.com. For a FREE pdf copy, send an email request to daniel@TaxRiskManagement.com.
Prof. Dr. D.N. Erasmus
Chairman of TRM Services