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.
SENIOR LEGAL ASSOCIATE
Consultant - Oil & Gas
Senior Legal Associate
Senior Tax 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.
DATA UPDATE EXERCISE FOR ENTITIES REGISTERED WITH THE UGANDA REGISTRATION SERVICES BUREAU
he Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) issued a public notice on the 15th of May 2023 calling
upon all entities registered with it to update their data.
In December 2022, URSB launched of an Online Business Registration System (OBRS). The OBRS is a
fully-fledged electronic system that facilitates seamless registration of companies, business names,
legal documents, insolvency and other related services.
FILING ANNUAL RETURNS WITH UGANDA REGISTRATION SERVICE BUREAU
All companies registered with the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) are required to pre- pare and file Annual returns with URSB in accordance with Sections 132 and 133 of the Companies Act, 2012. Annual Returns show the changes that have been made in the company during the previ- ous year, such as shareholding, membership, directorship and the company’s registered office, sec- retary, among others.
THE PROPOSED TAX LAW AMENDMENTS 2023: A STAKEHOLDER’S BRIEFING
On 30th March 2023, amendment bills to the Income Tax Act, Value Added Tax Act, Tax Procedures Code Act, and Excise Duty Act were gazetted. This is the first step before the bills are presented for debate in parliament, passed and signed into law.