TRM™ Recent & Past Cases/Matters for Clients

South Africa – USD$400m – transfer pricing royalty charges – MNE operations in Africa, Asia, Middle-East and Europe

South Africa – USD$80m – transfer pricing royalty charges/legal & economic ownership

Uganda – USD$54m – transfer pricing management fees & capital v revenue deductions

South Africa – USD$60m – customs/excise – liquor industry classification dispute

Malawi – USD$43m – transfer pricing

Rwanda  – USD$ approx. 12m – transfer pricing & VAT

Zambia – USD$55m – exit tax/lien

Zambia  – USD$approx. 10m – transfer pricing dispute in the manufacturing sector

Zimbabwe – USD$20m – transfer pricing agricultural industry

Romania – tax risk management process for MNE based world-wide

Hungary – tax risk management process for MNE based world-wide

US – USD$30m – advice on no tax residency in US to eliminate exit tax

US – advice on no tax residency in US for CEO of UAE royal family owned operation

US – advice & representation on late FBAR filings and IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

US – advice to US tax practitioners as specialist on OIC, EITC, late FBAR/PFIC/Form 5471/Form 8840 filings

US – tax court petitions – failure to file/arrear taxes – Canadian doctor & citizen

US – advice on tax court petition – Schedule C landscaping business deductions

US/Africa – USD$100m – advice & structuring on foreign trust/corporation connection to US/Africa tax resident, receiving gift – ongoing

US/Africa – disinvestment from Africa operations – tax implications – controversy International Tax & State Responsibility relief

Nigeria – review MNE transfer pricing studies

S.Africa – USD10m – SARS back-dating revised assessment – on appeal to tax court

S.Africa – USD$30m – VAT apportionment of input tax credits

S.Africa – search & seizure warrant & tax audit/investigation

S.Africa – compile Africa-wide transfer pricing studies

Ireland/Africa – compile Africa-wide transfer pricing studies

Mauritius/Africa – compile Africa-wide transfer pricing studies

We pride ourselves in giving the highest degree of professional service to individuals, businesses, corporations, and MNEs (together with their usual advisors) on domestic and international planning, tax audit and tax litigation issues. Our successes are clear – and we DO NOT often go to court. We usually settle matters favourably for clients.