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Q&A with FB Attorneys

In this week’s column read questions on:

Finance Bill 2024 proposed changes to procedural tax laws

  • Documents can formally be served on the TRA by email, fax or other electronic means
  • Objection deemed admitted on payment of 1/3 amount or lesser amount, or grant of waiver
  • Off Court settlement of appeals must be within a maximum of 100 days
  • Bill fails to address crucial issue of challenging agency notices as a recovery collection measure

World Cancer Day

February 4th is observed as World Cancer Day. This day aims to raise awareness of cancer, encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Let us pray for strength for more people to fight cancer, live beyond it and never loose hope.

Why FB Attorneys

Experience

The firm comprises a staff of well established attorneys who possess a solid reputation known both locally and internationally, advising on corporate, commercial and litigation matters.

Trust

The lawyers at FB Attorneys have established long-standing relationships with some of the leading corporate and financial institutions, government entities, not-for-profit organisations, and other prominent public and private sectors in East Africa and beyond.

Knowledge

With a strong team that understands the intricacies facing commercial practices, the strategy of focusing on the corporate blueprint has yielded excellent results. FB Attorneys has a proven track record of working on highly technical and advanced assignments.

Ranking

FB Attorneys is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers and Partners, in Tier 1 by IFLR1000 and in Tier 1 by Legal 500.

The service is exceptional and is at an international standard. They respond on time, and are very efficient, dedicated and thorough in their work.

Chambers and Partners

The team has an ‘in-depth understanding of the local environment’, as well as a ‘track record of success.’

IFLR

I appreciate your diligence, professionalism, and extraordinary efforts to assist your clients. You offered helpful suggestions at pivotal times during the mediation and kept the settlement on track. Because of your hard work, a solution was possible. Many thanks. 

Client

The team is excellent on contracts and issues surrounding business law – they have excelled there. 

Chambers and Partners

FB Attorneys has ‘one of the most responsive teams in Tanzania’, which is ‘incredibly hardworking and has a great approach to servicing clients’.

Legal 500

Commentators praise the firm as “top-notch and trusted tax counsel.”

Chambers and Partners

The group stands out for its ‘good depth across a range of experience and ability to handle complex and sensitive tasks’ and is ‘extremely approachable, helpful and willingly available at all times’.

Legal 500

Sources praise “excellent leader” FAyaz Bhojani as a “great counsel.” An interviewee also notes he is “incredibly knowledgeable in tax law,” and “strong in terms of conceptual problem solving and excellent at implementation.”

Chambers and Partners

FB Attorneys lawyers have been described as “excellent strategists, They are very well connected and have an excellent team of lawyers to deal with commercial and tax disputes. They always consider issues very carefully and provide a safe pair of hands.”

Chambers and Partners

FB Attorneys is a leading firm in the financial and corporate areas.

IFLR