International Taxes Workshop - 2019

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August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm


(established under the Accountant Act, Laws of Kenya)

International Taxes Workshop

Date: 15th–16th August 2019

Venue:Hilton Hotel, Nairobi

Time: 9am to 4pm

1.0 Introduction

Globalization has made the world a smaller village. More than ever before, International trade has been on an upward trend with organizations looking outside their territorial boundaries for new markets. This expansion comes with a myriad of regulatory requirements and challenges including compliance with transfer pricing regulations in the different countries where multinational organizations have presence.

Transfer pricing affects the supply chain and the financial system of an organization in critical ways: questions like where we source our raw materials or finished products, where and to whom do we sell our products, how do we finance our business; bring to the fore potential transfer pricing risks in a big way. These invisible taxes pose unique challenges to national tax functions can have significant impacts — on cash flow, absolute costs and risk exposures.  As such potential risks arising from related party engagements must be monitored and managed in a more pro-active manner to mitigate these in good time and save businesses their best asset: reputation.

The purpose of this workshop is to enable the participants to gain a deeper understanding and acquire skills necessary for the appreciation of how transactions between related parties, be it sale and purchase of goods, financial, intangibles or services oriented, may impact on their tax obligations primarily in Kenya, but also in other jurisdictions.

In this interactive workshop, ICPAK has put together a comprehensive training program that will be executed by a well-regarded transfer pricing team drawn from across the region. Some of the topics that will be covered include:

  1. Residence v. source taxation:
  • Global trends in taxing rights
  • Global Tax Reset
  1. Relevance of substance in cross-border tax planning
  2. Recent Developments in International Tax & Transfer Pricing: Major trends and impact
  3. Permanent Establishments – Attribution of Profits and BEPs Action 7
  4. International taxes: focus on Tax treaties and developments of BEPS action plan 6
  5. Countering Harmful Tax Practices – Considering Transparency and Substance

 2.0 Continuous Professional Development Units (CPD Units)

Members of ICPAK and reciprocating professional bodies will be awarded 14 CPD Units upon successfully attending all workshop sessions.

3.0 Target Audience:

Tax Agents, Employees, consultants, monitors, compliance officers, finance and non-finance staff involved with tax matters, Tax practitioners in private and public sectors, Tax Accountants, Officers of KRA, National Taxpayers Association etc

4.0 Financial Commitment

The workshop charges for International Taxes Workshop as follows:

  Category Early Bird RegistrationBooked & Paid for before 26th July  2019 Normal RegistrationBooking & Payments or LPOs / LSOs received after 26th July  2019
Associate Members 10000 11,000
Members 15,000 16,000
Non-Members 25,000 26,000
International Delegates USDs 350 USDs 360

Charges for International Taxes Workshop cover workshop fees, materials, meals and e-certificates of attendance.

5.0 Workshop Travel and Accommodation Information (VERY IMPORTANT)

International and local delegates who will attend the event are advised to make their own preferred travel and accommodation arrangements to the event in advance- this is at delegates own cost

Delegates from other nationalities who want to attend are requested to check with their Kenyan Embassy/ High Commission for their travel requirements. We will assist with letters of invitation or any other confirmations that may be needed to facilitate issuance of VISAs

6.0 Special Needs

If you have special dietary or religious requirements, or should you need any particular assistance kindly refer to the event coordinator on

7.0 Dress Code

  • The workshop dress code is Business Formal or Business Professional

8.0 Online Booking

We call on workshop participants to note that booking for the International Taxes Workshop is available only online at and will close on the 12th August 2019 at 1700 hrs.  Delegates are reminded to note that online booking for events is mandatory.   This is available either online at  or on the ICPAK Live –  A smart phone based application that is available from google store.

9.0 National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) Reimbursement

The Institute is registered as a trainer with National Industrial Training Authority. The Institute’s registration number is DIT/TRN/47. Participants who are registered levy contributors should apply to NITA for reimbursement of their fees. Please note that this is applicable for Kenyan citizens only and subject to NITA regulations. Remember that to qualify you should apply to NITA for approval prior to the date of the conference. Further details can be obtained from their website (

10.0 SponsorshipsPartnership Opportunities & Additional Information

This workshop presents a unique opportunity for brand positioning and communication that will enjoy optimal visibility before potential targeted customers. Armed with significant purchasing power and decision-making authority, the audience are a key target group for businesses. Sponsorship opportunities range from item sponsorships, exhibitions, advertising and sub-event sponsorship within the major event

The workshop intends to attract over 150 participants drawn from both the public and private sectors presenting a rare chance for exhibitors and sponsors. Those interested in sponsoring the event can reach us through

Further requests can be channelled to us via telephone calls on +254 733 856 262/ 727 531006 or via email to or . We encourage members to regularly visit our website for updates.


August 15 @ 8:00 am
August 16 @ 5:00 pm
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Full Member Cost
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