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Transfer Pricing

Anthony Mahon – Deloitte Caspian Tax & Legal Department Managing Partner and Energy & Resources Leader

Anthony joined Deloitte Kazakhstan in 2012 as a Director in the Tax and Legal department, but took up the role of its Managing Partner in 2017. Anthony’s specialization is in international taxation and the taxation aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

Anthony is actively engaged in working with the local business community to improve the many aspects of the tax environment. He has recently received an award for his work with AmCham around tax reform and his efforts in managing the timeline of the new Tax Code re-write process in Kazakhstan.

Anthony routinely meets with the  Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and State Revenue Committee leaders to discuss tax reform and tax administration issues.

Anthony also conducts regular dialogue with OECD, the World Bank and EBRD in relation to fiscal policy and reform.


Vladimir Kononenko – Tax & Legal Department Partner

Vladimir is a Deloitte Caspian Tax Partner with over 24 years of experience with the Big Four. Prior to that, he spent three years with the tax authorities in Almaty.

Vladimir has an unrivalled understanding of Kazakhstan tax law and since 1992 he has been actively involved in developing a number of documents and guidelines around the practical application of tax regimes for subsoil use contracts.

Vladimir is an active member of a series of Ministry of National Economy working groups focusing on tax law improvements.


Yeldos Syzdykov – Tax & Legal Department Director

Yeldos is a Deloitte Caspian Tax & Legal Department Director based in Almaty and has extensive experience in advising corporate clients in the financial sector, in tax structuring and transfer pricing.

Yeldos has over eight years of experience in transfer pricing and international tax consulting, adding his expertise as a consultant during tax audits.

Yeldos has a degree with honors from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University, an MSc degree with honors from the University of Bristol and he is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.


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