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VAT, Tax and Customs Matters


Capital Law Chamber will conduct your tax case, VAT case, or excise & duty case in dealings with the administrative authorities, the Tax Appeals Agency, local tax appeals tribunals, the National Tax Tribunal and the Courts. Our team is one of strongest tax groups who provide creative yet practical tax advice to a wide range of clients including public and private companies, private equity funds, partnerships, pension funds, investment advisors, governmental entities, owner-managed businesses and high net worth individuals.

Capital Law Chamber has achieved a reputation as having one of City’s leading tax practices. The tax group’s sophisticated practice stems from its client base. Our tax clients include several multinational companies. The Tax Practice Group at Capital Law Chamber provides tax planning and advice to clients on state, local and international tax matters, including assistance with tax rulings, tax audits and appeals to tax agencies and the courts. We work closely with clients and their accountants to reduce taxes associated with business activities and significant transactions, and in the areas of tax review, compliance, reporting and controversy.

The Tax Practice Group also complements the above Corporate & Commercial Practices by providing practical and optimal solutions for various tax issues arising from underlying transactions such as joint ventures, bond/debt financing, asset or share acquisitions, corporate amalgamations, restructurings and securitisation transactions.  The Chamber assists its clients with making submissions to the Bangladesh tax authorities and the Bangladesh Ministry of Finance, and also with the application for tax incentives from relevant governmental bodies.

Our lawyers also assist clients to structure operations and make effective use of treaties to reduce the complexity and tax cost of doing business outside Bangladesh. We work with clients to address such matters as withholding taxes, anti-tax haven rules and foreign tax credits.

Experience includes:

  • Provide advice on anti-tax regulations.
  • Representation in litigation before Tax Court.
  • Provide advice on tax issues arising from cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
  • Profit repatriation strategies and tax efficient investment exit strategies.
  • Legal advice on tax efficient investment vehicles to enter the market.
  • Advice on structure compliance programs.

Provide advice on value added tax issues regarding temporary exportations or importations.