Taxation Officer

  Kakar Advocates LLC
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2122
Date Posted:May 15, 2017
Closing Date:Jun 14, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

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.

Job Summary:

Taxation officer 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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

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

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 reporting 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 concerned department of MoF for the new 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

Job Requirement:

BA/BS in Accounting, Business/Public Administration or related field preferred

1 to 3 years’ experience in Taxation

Excellent written and spoken Dari/Pashto

Fluency in English

Management Experience

Strong interpersonal verbal and written communications skills, demonstrated professional disposition;

Knowledge of Afghan taxation Law

Highly Committed

Strong computer skills (MS Office suite)

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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