Deloitte has been operating in the region for more than 50 years. Nauman Ahmed, the Middle East tax leader, is based in Saudi Arabia. He has spent more than 30 years advising clients on efficient restructuring, withholding tax and more. The team assists clients on business tax, international tax, transfer pricing, tax management consulting and M&A.
The EMEIA Tax Center at EY is organised as a supranational entity covering the entire Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region, with its Intercompany Effectiveness and operational transfer pricing practice serving clients’ needs across all jurisdictions.
Led by Oslo-based partner Sveinung Baumann-Larsen, it brings together multi-disciplinary experience and resources focused on IT, accounting, and tax from the entire region in its work. This work covers some of the leading global companies in their respective fields and includes those involved in retail and consumer products, energy and pharmaceuticals, to name but a few.
KPMG has one of the largest tax practices across the Middle East and South Asia. There are more than 750 tax professionals and associates across the region, and 32 offices. The tax practice provides full tax advisory and compliance services with its English and Arabic-speaking practitioners. Its tax team specialises in corporate tax, VAT compliance, Islamic finance, international expatriate services, BEPS, FATCA and more. It has extensive knowledge of the local legislation and uses this advantage representing clients before the tax authority.
KPMG Suadi Arabia has bolstered its tax team with the addition of Nick Soverall, who is heading the Indirect tax team. Soverall has more than 30 years’ experience advising clients in indirect tax matters in Europe and Africa.
Partner Riyadh Al Najjar leads the PwC tax practice in Saudi Arabia. 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.