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Admitted Attorney - Expatriate Tax Specialist at Tax Consulting South Africa - Gauteng, Sandton

Africorp Specialised Recruitment Services
Sandton Sandton, Gauteng North Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 30, 2024

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Job Role
Tax Compliance
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Admitted Attorney - Expatriate Tax Specialist
Location: Bryanston

Our company is seeking an Admitted Attorney specialising in Expatriate Tax to play a crucial role in providing legal guidance and expertise to individuals/businesses. The primary focus of this role is to ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations related to expatriates, who are individuals living and working in a country other than their home country.

Qualifications & Skills required:
  • BCom Law qualification or a degree in a related field.
  • 2 - 5 Years of experience as a consultant working in a corporate environment would be advantageous.
  • Proven experience as an attorney specialising in international taxation.
  • Specific experience in expatriate tax matters is highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficiency and fluency in Afrikaans and relevant languages, especially when dealing with clients from different linguistic backgrounds.

Key Responsibilities:

Legal Compliance:
  • Stay abreast of international tax laws and regulations affecting expatriates.
  • Provide legal advice to clients on compliance with tax obligations in both home and host countries.
  • Assist clients in understanding and navigating complex international tax treaties.

Consultation and Advisory:
  • Conduct consultations with clients to assess their specific expatriate tax needs.
  • Develop and implement tax-efficient strategies for expatriates, considering both home and host country tax implications.
  • Advise clients on legal considerations related to expatriate compensation, benefits, and allowances.

Documentation and Reporting:
  • Prepare and review legal documentation related to expatriate assignments, including tax equalization agreements and international assignment policies.
  • Ensure accurate and timely filing of required tax forms and reports for expatriates.

Risk Management:
  • Identify and mitigate legal and tax risks associated with expatriate assignments.
  • Provide guidance on potential legal issues related to expatriate tax planning and compliance.

Client Relationship Management:
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with clients, addressing their concerns and providing ongoing support.
  • Collaborate with other professionals, such as accountants and HR specialists, to deliver comprehensive solutions to clients.

Desired Skills:
  • Tax Law Expertise
  • Consultation and Advisory
  • international taxation
  • Legal Compliance
  • Cross-Border Taxation Knowledge
  • Compliance Management

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