Kenya Country Focus Seminar

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Venue: The Auditorium, KPMG Wanooka Place, Johannesburg

Date: 30 October 2013

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The Kenya Country Focus Seminar was held on the 30th October 2013 at KPMG South Africa, Wanooka Place, Johannesburg. The seminar was delivered by KPMG in collaboration with Africa Exchange and in association with the Trade Fairs Department of the SA German Chamber of Commerce.

The event presented an opportunity for business leaders to share information and engage with one another around investing in Kenya. With promising economic prospects and major opportunities particularly in the telecommunications, agricultural, tourism, finance and manufacturing sectors, Kenya is an investment destination on the rise.

The event played host to key guests from senior leadership positions in Africa. The Seminar included discussion around Kenya’s present, pending and anticipated future projects, as well as the cost of doing business in Kenya, government reform, the financial sector and tax incentives.

Introducing Peter Kinuthia


Peter is a Tax Director based in Nairobi, Kenya. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Hons. from the University of Nairobi. He holds a Masters in Business Administration (Strategic Management) from the United States International University. He is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya, the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya and the Law Society of Kenya. He was admitted to the Roll of Advocates on 6 March 2003.

Peter has over 15 years post qualification experience in accounting/tax and legal fields. He has extensive experience in the provision of general and specialised tax compliance services including corporate taxation, personal taxation, customs and excise, and VAT

He has also been involved in offering strategic tax planning and tax advisory services in mergers, acquisitions and reorganisations, transfer pricing, investor tax advisory and due diligence reviews, computation of corporate and business tax liabilities, tax training, employee compensation structuring, corporation tax, withholding tax, personal tax and VAT reviews, and VAT refund audits and certification.

He has also been involved in lobbying the Treasury for changes in tax legislation and in representing clients in tax appeal processes. He has been the lead advisor in various projects involving the review of various agreements between Kenyan and non-resident entities, to ensure that they are tax-efficient.


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