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Maurice Muma

Associate | Nairobi

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T: +254 20 503 1600

Overview

Maurice specializes in tax law and has represented several high-profile companies and individuals at the Tax Appeal Tribunal (Appeals against tax demands, Applications for lifting of Agency Notices, stay of execution and refund of seized funds).

He has also represented the interests of various companies and individuals at the Kenya Revenue Authority, which includes Application for Review of Tariff Rulings, Clearance of Consignments at the KRA Customs, Application for Refund of Taxes, Application for Tax Exemption Certificates and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Maurice has represented and defended the Interests of high ranking individuals and companies on various tax matters at the High Court of Kenya and the Court of Appeal.

He has also been involved in advising on Policies and development of legislation in Kenya. Further, he has also been involved in Petitions at the High Court and the Court of Appeal to defend the Constitutional rights of taxpayers against punitive tax legislation that infringe on their Constitutional rights.

He has also negotiated settlements between clients across various sectors and the KRA on matters before the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court.

Maurice assists clients in their pre-assessment dealings with the KRA to address any audit queries and preventing issuance of adverse tax assessments as well as in preparation and lodging of Objection Decisions against Tax Assessments issued by the KRA as well as Applications for review of KRA decisions under the EACCMA 2004.

He has advised clients on capitalization and restructuring of debts in the most tax efficient way and has been involved in advising clients on estate planning and trust structuring.

Maurise advises NGO’s and non-profit organizations on setting up process, tax compliance as well as tax exemptions as well as advise clients on cross border transactions as well as addressing customs disputes.

Experience

Maurice has advised and represented the following clients:

  • Car and General Trading Limited on various tax matters as well as legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court.
  • Naivas Kenya Limited on legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court.
  • Promasidor Kenya Limited on legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal.
  • Ola Energy Kenya Limited on provision of tax advisory services as well as legal representation at the High Court.
  • Yellow Card Kenya Limited on provision of tax advisory services as well as legal representation the High Court and Court of Appeal.
  • Fosroc Kenya Limited on provision of tax advisory services as well as legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal.
  • Mawingu Networks Limited on various matters as well as legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal.
  • MKOPA on legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal.
  • Mwalimu National Sacco on legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Bachelor of Laws.
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and Commissioner for Oaths.

Professional memberships

  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

INSIGHTS

Overview

Maurice specializes in tax law and has represented several high-profile companies and individuals at the Tax Appeal Tribunal (Appeals against tax demands, Applications for lifting of Agency Notices, stay of execution and refund of seized funds).

He has also represented the interests of various companies and individuals at the Kenya Revenue Authority, which includes Application for Review of Tariff Rulings, Clearance of Consignments at the KRA Customs, Application for Refund of Taxes, Application for Tax Exemption Certificates and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Maurice has represented and defended the Interests of high ranking individuals and companies on various tax matters at the High Court of Kenya and the Court of Appeal.

He has also been involved in advising on Policies and development of legislation in Kenya. Further, he has also been involved in Petitions at the High Court and the Court of Appeal to defend the Constitutional rights of taxpayers against punitive tax legislation that infringe on their Constitutional rights.

He has also negotiated settlements between clients across various sectors and the KRA on matters before the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court.

Maurice assists clients in their pre-assessment dealings with the KRA to address any audit queries and preventing issuance of adverse tax assessments as well as in preparation and lodging of Objection Decisions against Tax Assessments issued by the KRA as well as Applications for review of KRA decisions under the EACCMA 2004.

He has advised clients on capitalization and restructuring of debts in the most tax efficient way and has been involved in advising clients on estate planning and trust structuring.

Maurise advises NGO’s and non-profit organizations on setting up process, tax compliance as well as tax exemptions as well as advise clients on cross border transactions as well as addressing customs disputes.

Experience

Maurice has advised and represented the following clients:

  • Car and General Trading Limited on various tax matters as well as legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court.
  • Naivas Kenya Limited on legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court.
  • Promasidor Kenya Limited on legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal.
  • Ola Energy Kenya Limited on provision of tax advisory services as well as legal representation at the High Court.
  • Yellow Card Kenya Limited on provision of tax advisory services as well as legal representation the High Court and Court of Appeal.
  • Fosroc Kenya Limited on provision of tax advisory services as well as legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal.
  • Mawingu Networks Limited on various matters as well as legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal.
  • MKOPA on legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal.
  • Mwalimu National Sacco on legal representation at the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court.

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