Tax Compliance and Advisory

We can provide a wide range of tax compliance and advisory services, including communication with relevant tax authorities, assistance with CRS and FATCA as well as tailored tax advice on both domestic and cross-border issues and transactions.

Tax Compliance

  • Registration for VAT
  • Preparation and filing of tax returns, including annual income tax, Advance Payment System, VAT and TDS (where applicable)
  • Handling of tax audits and assessments, including refunds
  • Handling communication with tax authorities and the tax tribunal (the “Assessment Review Committee”), from preparation of documents to negotiating settlements
  • Application and renewal of Tax Residence Certificate

Tax Advisory

  • Tax structuring in relation to cross border transactions
  • Tax implications of corporate restructurings and re-organisations
  • Analysis and recommendation on substance requirements
  • Analysis of double taxation treaties – advising on implications and identifying planning opportunities
  • Transfer pricing analysis
  • Tax opinions
  • Application for tax rulings
  • Discussion of ad-hoc transactions with tax authorities and regulators
  • Review of agreements and contracts from a tax perspective
  • Analysis of changes in tax laws and regulations on structures and transactions
  • Tax advice for individuals and trusts
  • Tax planning strategies for High Net Worth individuals
  • VAT implementation and implication
  • BEPS implementation


  • Advice on implications of FATCA/CRS
  • Registration of GIIN with US Internal Revenue Service for FATCA
  • Registration with the Mauritius Revenue Authority
  • Advice on FATCA/CRS classification
  • Assistance with account opening procedures and due diligence
  • Appointment of Responsible Officer
  • Conversion and filing of XML file for FATCA and CRS
  • Handling tax reporting and other communication with tax authorities
  • Completion of FATCA documentation for bank account opening


Ocorian launches Dubai-based fund administration service
2018 | 10 Dec 2018

Ocorian is now regulated by the DFSA (Category 4 licence) to provide a full range of fund administration and accounting support services for domestic funds in UAE.

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