Tax Service

AWMC is the leading provider of tax and legal services worldwide. Our tax practices are led with authorities and governments around the world as an advanced practice.

Indirect taxation

Comprehensive and multi-disciplinary approach to managing indirect taxes
It is becoming difficult to keep up with the increased globalization to manage indirect taxes for businesses. AWMC assist businesses both regionally and globally to enhance their process and margin across a range of advanced solutions.
• Are you undertaking a VAT implementation project?
• Do you want to implement a cost-effective compliance processes?
• Do you want to develop recovery opportunities?
• Do you have a plan for a VAT destined business?
• Do you want to change your business practices?

What we do

• To minimize the indirect taxes risk and exposure, we perform business reviews
• Structure business transactions in a VAT cost effective way
• Develop solutions for a more effective supply chain for new and existing businesses.
• Involve authorities to handle customs and other indirect tax disputes.
• Offer training to keep up with statutory changes
• Global coordination and Indirect taxes fulfillment services.
• To assist in managing change we offer VAT execution assistance.
• Customs

how can we help you?

Contact us at the AWMC office nearest to you or submit a business inquiry online.


The legal issues today are complex for all the businesses. It is necessary to have a legal partner who will help you to move ahead. AWMC provides holistic solutions by understanding your objectives and help you to navigate the changing business world.
With more than 3,500 lawyers in over 100 countries and entity governance as well as compliance and immigration law services in over 160 countries- our people are exactly where you need them.
with over 50 lawyers and legal professionals based in and working across the region, we establish in the Middle East.

We offer solutions for complex problems and deliver the right mix of people devised for these services.

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Tax & Zakat Advisory

We have our experts who are working with the authorities and expertise in taxation and Zakat regimes.

Our services are relevant to you when

• You are operating in Middle East countries and need help with tax and Zakat authorities
• For treatment of transactions and functioning matter, you need advisors.
• You need advisory services for social security and other obligations

What we do

• Corporate tax advice on local and regional tax issues.
• Accordance with and Application of Zakat responsibilities.
• Tax advice for employees and employment
• Advice for setup and local country registration

Transfer Pricing

Transfer pricing includes all inter-company pricing arrangements. AWMC works to increase scrutiny and exchange information on cross-border intra-group dealings where chances of benefitting are high.

Its relevance for you when

• Require assistance with supporting your current transfer pricing policies and meeting current needs
• You need new pricing policies driven by changes in your business or supply chain
• Need for transfer prices or assistance on litigation cases and dispute resolution mattes
• Examining the impacts of reform stemming

What we do

• Preparing Master files, Local files and Country with regulatory requirements.
• Develop efficient and defensible transfer pricing models
• Advice multinational groups on business restructuring and value chain transformation.
• Assist businesses to implement practical implementation and provide Tac Authority dispute solution and manage TP litigation cases

International taxation

Operating across border especially in the Middle East is a complex area and if you are investing then it becomes critical for assessment. AWMC executes International Tax Services integrated with our global network and process to deliver relevant services for you.

How we can help

• You are operating in Middle East countries and need help with tax and Zakat authorities
• For treatment of transactions and functioning matter, you need advisors.
• You need advisory services for social security and other obligations

What we do

• Offering advisory services for cash repatriation mechanisms and corporate structure.
• Assist in identifying appropriate holding and operating structures that are flexible and suitable while growing into new territories.
• Managing global tax profile and obligations associated with your operating model.

Mergers and acquisitions

AWMC is a leading merger and acquisitions tax practice in Middle East regions. We assist our clients in all sorts of transactions both domestic and cross-border. Our team comprises of combined specialists with local and industry knowledge.

When are our services relevant for you

• When you need assistance in key tax risk assessment while making a deal
• Deciding the holing and acquisition structure
• Following optimization of value for investors on exit
• Considering bank’s lending requirement satisfaction before advancing funding
• Determining incentives for the management
• Deal structure implementation

What we do

• Assessment and management for tax risks
• Assess and manage acquisition / merger risk
• Due diligence for Pre-acquisition or pre-sale tax
• For optimizing investment returns and cash flows, develop deal structuring
• Fund structuring
• Prepare businesses for initial public offering or disposal
• Funds flow assistance
• Transaction documentation
• For co-investors and/or management, offer tax structuring

Tax Reporting & Strategy (TRS)

AWMC is delivering maximum satisfaction to its clients by providing sustainable tax strategy. Our complete approach facilitates to get tax function design, technology, and submission delivery to tackle the future challenges. Our goal is to reshape the tax function for a better future.

Tax Policy & Administration

AWMC assist individuals and organizations with the taxes planning and principles. Our role in tax policy includes interacting with a wide range of investors. We have worked with the government for the implementation and advisory for VAT. Our experts have facilitated to put VAT systems into working in the Middle East.

Our workings

• We collaborated with the governments on their tax efficiency and scope to set up effective tax regimes and secretarial systems.
• Working in collaboration and undertaking benchmarking exercises with different organizations such as our Paying Taxes project with the World Bank Group.
• Working to close the relationship gap between tax administrations and businesses that require cooperative compliance regime
• Advising on the feasibility and efficiency of greater tax transparency that benefits businesses and policymakers.
• Exploring the impact of tax rule changes both domestically and internationally, as with the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) action plan.