Taxes & Customs Law

Our team combines both the technical knowledge of the various Egyptian tax laws and the hands-on experience. We work with our clients on an on-going basis to identify and maximize tax saving opportunities while minimizing tax liabilities in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations.

Our scope of business includes advising on corporate taxes, and income and salaries taxes, foreign remittances, VAT and double taxation agreements.

We provide legal advice on Egyptian customs law, including customs classification, customs valuation, pre-shipment inspection, disputes on rules of origin, import and export licensing, and tariffs.

Sample of Recent Experience
  • Representing French company Assystem for Engineering Services and providing legal and tax advice on its contracts with the Russian contractor responsible for the establishment of the Dab'aa nuclear station in relation to the extent to which it is subject to taxes in Egypt and the possibility of benefiting from tax exemptions in accordance with local laws and applicable double taxation agreements.
  • Our partners’ experience included the representation of one of the multinational food processing companies on customs valuation during highly complex investigations carried out by local authorities under Article VI Convention (Customs Valuation).
  • Representing the group of exporters of the PET product imported to Egypt, and successfully managed to obtain a decision of cancelling the preventive measures imposed by the Egyptian government on the product. Our team participated in preparing responses to questionnaires and inquiries by the concerned authorities as well as attending the hearings.