Who are we?
We Are African Innovation Solutions
TASLAF Advocates provides blended legal and tax services to the most impactful entities operating in Uganda & East Africa. We are driven by a desire to create social impact and harness the interconnectedness of the African eco-system in our provision of blended legal & tax services. Our clients include leading private equity/impact funds, construction and oil & gas companies, tech companies, leading non-profits/NGO’s and social enterprises looking to set up or expand in Uganda and East Africa.
Our team combines a breadth of experience, education, and training in the best institutions in the world. We are always on the lookout for the most talented and ambitious professionals to join the team. With a mix of lawyers and accountants across the board, our service offerings are unequaled in both tax & legal assignments.
Our pro-bono arm provides free legal services to leading SME’s and social enterprises in Uganda helping them to save legal fees and create impact in their areas of operation.
Our Practice Areas
For our clients, we represent a single point of contact for solutions in our practice areas of tax, Legal and advisory services. We achieve this through a strong culture of teamwork and collaboration which ensures that skills are deployed to match the unique requirements of each client.
What we offer
TASLAF seamlessly combines international standards of ethics and legal practice while harnessing our knowledge, contacts and experience of the local market, to provide the best solutions for our clients. Our clients include both Ugandan and international impact/private equity funds, oil and gas companies, financing institutions, construction companies, and the leading multinational social enterprises & non-profits/NGO’s operating/looking to set up and expand in East Africa.
Whether we are providing legal opinions for corporate formation, restructuring, governance and internal controls, financial and tax planning, employment and human resource contracts or for immigration requirements for expatriates, volunteers or their dependents, we ensure that our advice is legally wholesome and takes into account various practical and commercially viable business objectives, which are important for our clients to achieve their goals.
The TASLAF Team
Meet our team of experts
We seamlessly combine international standards of ethics, knowledge and legal practice while harnessing our knowledge, contacts and experience of the local market, to provide the best solutions for our clients.
Consultant - Oil & Gas
Senior Legal Associate
Senior Tax Associate
Mbabazi Doreen Darlson
Tax and Accounts Associate
Some of our clients
For our clients, we represent a single point of contact for solutions in our practice areas of tax, legal and advisory services. We achieve this through a strong culture of teamwork and collaboration which ensures that skills are deployed to match the unique requirements of each client.
An annual return is a yearly snapshot of the NGO’s activities to the NGO Bureau. The law requires all Non-Governmental Organizations file submit an annual return to the NGO Bureau.
On the 9th of May 2022, the High Court of Uganda, rendered its decision in a dispute between Chapter four Uganda and the NGO Bureau. In the ruling, the High Court striped the NGO Bureau of powers to indefinitely suspend NGOs.
Social Enterprise Taxation in Uganda – Defining A Charitable Institution for Purposes of Exemption from Income Tax
Yunus Social Business Foundation Uganda Limited (YUNUS) is a company limited by guarantee that provides concessional and soft loans, strategic and other support to social businesses in Uganda with the aim of alleviating poverty and related social and environmental problems. YUNUS is part of the Yunus Social Business Germany which is registered as a charity in Germany and is exempt for income tax purposes in that country. As part of its activities in Uganda, YUNUS lends money to businesses proven to have a social impact, the money is repayable with interest and in most cases, YUNUS requires borrowers to provide security.