SPECIALIST

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DR. DANIEL ERASMUS

Phone

+27 83 458 8422 (RSA) +1 561 568 7115 (USA)

Specialism

International Tax, Transfer Pricing, BEPS and Business Restructuring

Prof. & Dr. Daniel N. Erasmus Esq. (BA (law) BProc H Dip Tax Law Ph.D. Adv Dip Transfer Pricing EA

Academic Background/ Professional Qualifications

  • Chairman of TRM Services

  • US Tax Court Practitioner and NTPI Fellow)

  • Independent tax counsel in various African countries where his focus area of specialization is International Tax including Transfer Pricing, with domestic tax issues that arise in relation to these issues.

Notable Engagements

  • Dr. Daniel N. Erasmus focuses on tax controversies as senior counsel in tax litigation with an emphasis on international tax issues (including transfer pricing issues) for multi-national corporations and their international business structures in various jurisdictions including the USA, South Africa, Mauritius, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, and Ghana.

  • He has more than 33 years of experience in all aspects of income tax planning, Revenue Service administrative proceedings, and tax litigation. 

  • Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Tax and Constitutional law, and is an international tax and transfer pricing adjunct professor at Middlesex University in London.

  • He is also an author of numerous textbooks on tax risk management, VAT, CGT, and exchange control issues. He edits various professional publications and has written well over 200 articles on tax-related issues.

  • Daniel has a great passion for mentoring others to achieve success in the field of taxation. He is the founder of www.IITF.net which provides various international tax programs.

  • Daniel speaks at numerous conferences and seminars. He has led clients on how to address tax risks successfully arising from domestic and international tax disputes.    He has also led various teams of lawyers and accountants in domestic and cross-border tax disputes.

  • He enjoys the outdoors, and photography and is an avid painter. 

Practice Areas

  • Tax Law – USA, South Africa, Botswana, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and other African jurisdictions;

  • Transfer Pricing;

  • International Tax Law;

  • Tax Risk Management;

  • VAT;

  • CGT;

  • Customs & Excise;

  • Tax Controversy Representation;

  • Tax Planning;

  • Tax Training.

 

Professional Memberships (incl. previous memberships)

  • Law Society of South Africa;

  • LPC Legal Practice Council

  • International Institute of Tax and Finance (Mauritius) Limited

  • Law Society of South Africa

  • TPA Global

  • Middlesex University, London

  • I/I/T/F.net tax education platform

Community Service

  • Former President of Small Claims Tax Court

  • Previous Chair of the Law Societies of South Africa, Tax and Exchange Control matters committee