THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF KENYA
(established under the Accountant Act, Laws of Kenya)
Tax Principles Workshop
Theme: Taxation in the Context of Globalization and Digitization
Date: 30th – 31st January 2020
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Nairobi
TIME: 9am to 4pm
ICPAK has organized a two-day workshop to provide a platform on which tax practitioners, consultants and academicians will interactively engage and discuss changes that will be occasioned by the new Finance Act, 2019 that President assented on 7th November 2019.
The objective of the workshop is to dispense knowledge to finance and tax professionals in order to build their core tax knowledge by simplifying the complexity of tax. This is achieved by providing attendees with not only the theoretically knowledge of the various regulations, but a practical understanding of their implications to their organizations.
This workshop is designed to provide participants with the essentials of taxation and also give an intensive study of the current tax laws and regulations governing individuals, corporations and businesses.
Discussion topics shall include:
- Amendments introduced by new Finance Act 2019
- Tax Disputes and Litigation Practice
- Tax Implications and Policy Responses to the Digital Economy, and the Digitization of the Economy
- Key Considerations when transacting with related entities
- Accountability of completed taxes (Treasury Empowering Tax Agents to Educate Public on behalf of KRA.)
At the end of workshop, participants will:
- Demonstrate an understanding of changes introduced by the Finance Act, 2019
- Appreciate the role of the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the Courts in the Tax dispute resolution process.
- Appreciate and critique the application of the Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Tax dispute Resolution in Kenya.
- Have an appreciation of the basic applications of the taxation laws;
- Demonstrate an understanding of the tax litigation process;
- Have an appreciation of the importance of taxation in business decisions; and
- Enhance ones’ foundation on tax matters with an aim to specialize in their respective areas of choice;
- Update on emerging trends in taxation
1.0 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
2.0 Target Audience:
Tax partners & tax practitioners, Tax Accountants, Finance and non-finance officers involved in handling tax issues, KRA tax officers, Representatives of KAM, FKE, KEPSA, KEBS, COFEK, National Tax Payers’ Association
3.0 Financial Commitment
The workshop charges for The Tax Principles Workshop as follows:
|Category||Normal Registration Booking & Payments or LPOs / LSOs
|International Delegates||USD 350|
Charges cover workshop fees, materials, meals and e-certificates of attendance.
4.0 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
5.0 Special Needs
If you have special dietary or religious requirements, or should you need any particular assistance kindly refer to the event coordinator on fredrick.Otwori@Ipcak.com
6.0 Dress Code
- Business Formal/ Business Professional
7.0 Online Booking
We call on workshop participants to note that booking for the Tax Principles Workshop is available only online at www.icpak.com/events and will close on the 29th January 2020 at 1700 hrs. Delegates are reminded to note that online booking for events is mandatory. This is available either online at www.icpak.com/events or on the ICPAK Live – A smart phone-based application that is available from google store.
8.0 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 (www.nita.go.ke).
9.0 Sponsorship’s, Partnership 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 sponsorship’s, exhibitions, advertising and sub-event sponsorship within the major event
The workshop intends to attract over 100 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Further requests can be channeled to us via telephone calls on +254 733 856 262/ 109 074100 or via email to email@example.com or fredrick.Otwori@Ipcak.com . We encourage members to regularly visit our website www.icpak.com for updates.