The Cragus Group is a network of independent law firms that has offices in the UAE, Kuwait, Oman and the UK. Clients include regional multinationals requiring advice for VAT implementation, tax due diligence, creating internal tax procedures, tax policies and on-going supervision. It also has a focus on tax controversy and its key sector of expertise is oil and gas. Cragus Group has increasing experience in defence, institutional investment, infrastructure and digital industry.
Deloitte Kuwait has been active in Kuwait since 1949 and has comprehensive experience providing tax advice to domestic and international clients. It assists clients in general tax matters such as VAT, coporate tax, indirect tax, transactional tax, compliance, and more. Partner Ihab Abbas leads the Kuwait tax practice.
EY has been operating in Kuwait since 1952. It advises domestic and international clients on professional services including assurance, business risk, tax and business advisory solutions. The team has experience in energy, banking, trading and telecoms, manufacturing, service and government sectors. There more than 300 professionals and nine partners working in the country.
KPMG provides full tax advisory and compliance services with its English and Arabic-speaking practitioners. It specialises in corporate tax, VAT compliance, Islamic finance, international expatriate services, BEPS, FATCA and more. The big four firm has extensive knowledge of the local legislation and uses this advantage in representing the client before the tax authority.
The team assisted a large engineering, procurement and construction company in structuring the client’s operations in Kuwait for tax and accounting matters.
Mark Schofield leads the PwC tax practice in Kuwait. His team advises clients on tax matters such as tax policy and administration, local and international tax consulting, legal services, indirect tax, tax compliance, mobility and individual assignment services.