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Contemporary Issues in Taxation Course


Taxation is fluid and dynamic as its statutes keep changing over time. Changes in the global and local business industry requires that tax officers continue learning to acquire the most up-to-date knowledge that can help them to perform their work in a most efficient way. This course is designed specifically for tax officers in order to enable them grasp recent developments in taxation.


5 Days


Senior tax officers in the ministries of finance and government revenue authorities to including commissioners, directors, tax assessors, investigators and other tax officers.


At the end of this IRES training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Apply techniques on taxation
  • Explain development in taxation that affects their country taxation;
  • Explain tax administration;
  • Identify tax avoidance and tax evasion situations;
  • Conduct tax audits and tax investigations;
  • Explain tax reforms;
  • Interpret regional tax treaties;
  • Identify tax appropriate tax incentives.


  • Overview of taxation and taxation policies in developing countries;
  • Tax administration, international taxation and multinational organization;
  • Tax reforms, tax avoidance and tax evasions
  • Tax planning issues;
  • Tax investigation and tax audits  
  • Double taxation treaties;    
  • Regional tax harmonization;  
  • Business taxation;               
  • Employment taxation;            
  • Widening the tax base;       
  • Tax incentives in developing countries.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817, +254(020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 11th May 2020.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 18-05-2020
Event End Date 22-05-2020
Cut off date 11-05-2020
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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