Finance Monthly - Taxation Awards 2023

Finance Monthly Taxation Awards 2023 South Africa 71 About Norman Mekgoe Norman is the Head of Tax at Andersen in South Africa. He specialises in International Tax, Crossborder M&A Tax and Exchange Control. Norman’s experience includes providing clients with tax advice on setting up operations, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions (including listing) as well as South African broad-based black economic empowerment transactions. Norman was previously an international tax partner/director at two of the big 4 accounting firms based, over the years, in Johannesburg, London and New York. He also previously worked as an auditor at the South African Revenue Service. Norman has, over more than 15 years, advised South African and foreign multinational clients across various industries, including telecommunications, mining and energy, financial services, entertainment, freight and logistics, technology and retail. He has extensive experience on advising clients with international tax issues such as permanent establishments, withholding taxes, foreign tax credits, double tax agreements, controlled foreign company rules and cross-border value added tax. About Andersen Andersen in South Africa has practices in the disciplines of Competition, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, Employment, Environmental Health and Safety, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Tax, and Regulatory Compliance. Andersen delivers a full range of value-added and cost effective services to our clients. We take the time to understand the intricacies of each individual and business so that we can tailor our service to each client’s unique situation. Tax Services Andersen in South Africa’s dedicated team of tax experts is here to provide you with comprehensive guidance, innovative solutions and strategic insights that navigate the complexities of the South African tax landscape. Our Core Values Best-In-Class We aim to be the benchmark for quality in our industry and the standard by which other firms are measured. Stewardship We hire the best and the brightest and we invest in our people to ensure that legacy. Independence Our platform allows us to objectively serve as our client’s advocate; the only advice and solutions we offer are those that are in the best interest of our client. Seamless Our firm is constructed as a global firm. We share an interest in providing the highest level of client services regardless of location. Transparency We value open communication, information sharing and inclusive decision making. Director Andersen Norman Mekgoe

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