Taxation And The Law


The short tax course is aimed at equipping participants with basic tax appreciation that will enable trainees to understand, interpret and apply aspects of the Zambian tax laws relating to Income Tax, Value Added Tax, customs and excise duty and other laws relating to taxation. It is expected that after the course, participants will have a basic understanding of the tax law in Zambia. Through this course, participants will be able to identify the different types of taxes and understand the basic principles that are applicable to each tax regime.

Participants will also be equipped with the knowledge of tax dispute resolution system and will have reasonable understanding of the operation of the Zambia Revenue Authority and Tax Appeals Tribunal.  The duration of the course is ten (10) days.

Target Group

Lawyers, Accountants, Economists, Tax advisors, Managers, Administrators in both the public and private sectors and Clearing Agents.

The subjects covered in the course are as indicated below

  •       Administration of Tax
  •          Sources of Law
  • Customs Tax
  • Excise Management
  • Value Added Tax
  • Case Law on VAT
  • Income Tax
  • Pay As You Earn
  • Principles of international taxation
  • Transfer Pricing Provisions and Regulations
  • Appeal from assessments

Entry Requirements

In order to get admission into this course, one must be a holder of a degree, diploma or certificate in a related field of study. However, they should be holders of at least a Grade 12 Certificate.

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