Taxation for Public Sector Entities

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Deloitte School of Tax is pleased to invite you for a 3-day tax workshop covering various tax legislations that impact Public Sector Institutions.

The workshop is designed to give you in-depth knowledge of tax compliance requirements as per the various tax legislations. We shall also cover the tax dispute resolution mechanism when dealing with Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) tax demands (assessments). The workshop will also address taxation for Public Private Partnership ventures.

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Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Achieve a high level of tax compliance and avoid instances of errors in handling tax related matters;
  • Apply all learned tax concepts and recognize tax implication in your day-to-day operations; and
  • Discuss and come up with workable solutions on tax matters.

Target audience

Finance and Strategy professionals in:

  • Universities, Colleges and Vocational Institutes;
  • Water Companies;
  • County Government;
  • National Government; and
  • State and County Corporations.

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Upon completion of the course you will receive a Deloitte- branded certificate. CPD points will be awarded to all trainees, which can then be redeemed from the following professional bodies:

  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK); and
  • Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)

Please note that we are also registered with the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

Course Content and timetable

Day 1
Time Topic
07:00-07:45 Breakfast and Registration
08:00-10:20 Are there any exemptions from corporate tax?
· Exempt and taxable income
· 2016/2017 legislation changes
· Capital Allowances Deductions
· KRA Audits
10:20-10:30 Tea Break
10:30-12:30 Withholding Tax
· Definition of payments that attract withholding tax
· Determination of whether withholding tax apply
· Applicable rates
· Withholding tax planning
· Withholding tax administration
12:30-13.30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:45 Tax Procedure Act
· What is the Tax Procedure Act (TPA)?
· Tax administration as provided by the TPA.
· Miscellaneous provisions
· Transitional and savings
Corporate and Withholding Tax  – Case Study
Day 2
Time Topic
07:00-07:45 Breakfast and Registration
08:00-10:20 Dispute Resolution with KRA
· Pre-objection process; management of KRA Audit
· The objection process- Tax payers obligation
· The objection process – Commissioners obligation
· The Appeal Process to the Tax Appeal Tribunal
· Alternative Dispute Resolution (‘ADR’) mechanism
10:20-10:30 Tea Break
10:30-11:00 Dispute Resolution Breakout session – Case Study
11:00-12:30 Employee Taxes
· What constitutes employee taxable income?
· Non-taxable benefits
· Other employment payments subject to tax
· Tax reliefs
· Tax planning ideas
12:30-13:00 Employee Tax Breakout session – Case Study
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Value Added Tax
· Applicability of VAT?
· Areas of concern for government institutions
· VAT planning idea
· Is reverse VAT applicable?
15:30-15:45 Tea Break
15:45-16:15 VAT Breakout session – Case Study


Day 3

Time Topic
07:45 – 08:15 Breakfast
08:30 – 10:00 eFiling Corporate, Withholding and VAT returns
10:00 – 10:15 Tea Break
10:30-12:30 Taxation of Private Public Partnership (PPP) ventures
· Common tax pit falls for Government Institutions
· Best practices and proven solutions
12:30-13.30 Lunch Break
10:30 – 12:30 Tax Procedure Act
· What is the Tax Procedure Act (TPA)?
· Tax administration as provided by the TPA.
· Miscellaneous provisions
· Transitional and savings
12:30 – 13:00 Closure


To RSVP/ Confirm your attendance

The charge for the seminar will be KES 65,000 (excluding VAT) per person. This covers the cost of breakfast, lunch and seminar materials. Please make all payments payable to ‘Deloitte & Touche’. Kindly reference: GITS200417.

Please register to book your place and plan to make payment by 22 April 2017.

Contact (Inquiries)

Ms. Vera Adongo
Tel/Direct: +254 (0)20 423 0333; 020 423 0000

We look forward to seeing you at the table.

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Registration details:

Wednesday, 26 April – Friday, 28 April 2017

8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Travellers Beach Resort Mombasa, Kenya

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