|Date Posted:||Oct 8, 2018|
|Closing Date:||Nov 7, 2018|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableNone|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Open Ended|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
About Kakar Advocates LLC:
Kakar Advocates, LLC, is a full-service international commercial law firm based in Kabul, Afghanistan. We are a diverse group of lawyers uniquely positioned to provide a broad range of legal services to international and Afghan business enterprises. Driven by the passion for teamwork, global outlook and local execution, we strive to serve our clients efficiently and effectively to help them achieve their business goals and objectives. Our team combines international experience with local knowledge to provide the highest standard of service to clients. The team includes internationally trained attorneys, Afghan attorneys, tax and corporate consultants, as well as Afghan government relation specialists. The attorneys have worked in large and prominent US law firms, in addition to occupying important positions, among others, as Advisor to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff, Advisor to the Attorney General, Advisor to the Minister of Justice, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of a commercial bank, US Army Judge Advocate, Senior Defense Counsel, scholar at Harvard Law School, and U.S. diplomat in the Middle East.
Taxation specialists are the experts in providing commercially-focused tax advice and tax services to a wide range of clients who operate in all sectors of the economy. This involves devising tax-efficient strategies for multinational and domestic-based clients in diverse business situations, including mergers, takeovers and corporate reconstructions. Taxation specialist work continually to help ensure that their clients make the best business decisions in the light of fiscal change and development. They monitor and anticipate changes to tax legislation and respond quickly with advice specific to their clients’ particular commercial requirements.
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Duties & Responsibilities:
Helping businesses and individuals to create strategies for dealing with tax and prepare for their future in the financial market
Advising and consulting with clients in order to provide advice about tax legislation, e.g. ensuring businesses and assets are properly structured to minimize the incidence of taxation
Review and analyze government apportionment/allocation information
Calculating tax liability, ensuring compliance is completed speedily and efficiently, and submitting tax returns and associated documents by the appropriate deadlines
Assist in responding to tax audit inquiries
Review base reporting data for property tax returns in order to minimize reportable cost basis
Ensuring that tax withheld are deposited to Government within due time
Preparing monthly reports of taxes withheld (client’s)
Filing relevant documents of taxes withheld and deposited to Government
Dealing with Ministry of Finance regarding any tax issue
Obtaining tax exemption certificates from appropriate department of MoF for the newly awarded projects
Keeping monthly record of individual staff’s salaries and taxes withheld (client’s)
Preparing annual tax deduction certificates for individual staff members as Income tax of Afghanistan and ensuring that a copy of each certificate is submitted to Ministry of Finance within due time
Providing clients with relevant documents to be submitted to Ministry of Finance for obtaining annual clearance.
Preparing and submitting to Ministry of Finance any other statement as may be announced by Income tax authorities from time to time
Dealing with any other tax issue that may arise
Undertaking duties and responsibilities as directed/requested by Managing Partner.
Job Location:Afghanistan, Kabul
Masters degree in Accounting, Business/Public Administration or related field preferred
Minimum 5 years experience in Taxation
Excellent command of English and local languages (Dari and Pashto)
Strong interpersonal verbal and written communications skills, demonstrated professional disposition
Knowledge of Afghan taxation Law
Effective computer skills (MS Office suite).