Strategies for VAT compliance in Africa

In today’s digital age, the business landscape in Africa is rapidly changing, and with it, comes a new set of challenges for tax compliance. The digital economy is characterized by the rapid growth of e-commerce, online marketplaces, and digital services, making it increasingly difficult for businesses to keep up with the ever-evolving tax regulations.


To help businesses navigate the complex world of VAT compliance in Africa, Global VAT Compliance is presenting a live webinar hosted by Paul Bakker, a Managing Director at GVC. Our webinar features guest speakers Nickson Omondi Odondi, Team Leader at Digital Economy Tax Office – Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and Rodgers Kemboi, Tax Officer at Digital Economy Office -KRA, who will give our audience with more insights into Kenya’s leading role in the innovation fo tax collection.


Join our 1 hour live session Tuesday 25 April at 2 PM (CET, GMT+1) to learn how your business can take advantage of the growing digital market in Africa. For more information about the webinar, check the agenda.



You will learn about: 

New VAT Rules on Digital Services in African Countries
Opportunities and Challenges for Foreign Digital Service Providers

Innovations in Tax Collection: The case of Kenya

Best practices and strategies for achieving compliance



Meet our speakers

Paul Bakker

Managing Director at Global VAT Compliance

With over 20 years of experience in indirect taxation and procedural tax advisory, Paul leads GVC’s consultancy and digital taxation practices, performing both legal analyses and tax analyses of international transactions.Paul is recognized by International Tax Review World Tax as one of Netherland’s leading Indirect Tax Advisors.

Besides advising clients at GVC, Paul is a member of the Dutch Association of Tax Lawyers (NOB) and teaches tax litigation (Moot Court) at the Leiden University.



Nickson Omondi Odondi

Team Leader at Kenyan Revenue Authority 

Omondi Nickson Odondi is a Charterholder with CFA Institute, an astute accountant, and a member of the Institute of Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). With over 14 years of experience in accounting in the private sector with Doshi Group of Companies in Kenya and in tax administration with Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Omondi specializes in tax audit, policy and advisory in tax matters, international tax, and taxation of the digital economy.

He is a trainer with Kenya School of Revenue Administration at various levels and a member of the Task Force in the Digital economy, an OECD working group on BEPS action 1 (Taxation of the Digital Economy). Omondi will share his wealth of experience and knowledge on new VAT rules in Africa and the opportunities and challenges for digital service providers.


Rodgers Kemboi 

Tax Officer at Kenyan Revenue Authority 

Rodgers Kemboi is an accomplished tax professional with over 4 years of experience in tax administration with a focus on the digital economy and cross-border transactions. As a tax officer at KRA, Rodgers plays a critical role in ensuring that businesses comply with tax laws and regulations while paying their fair share of taxes.

With the increasing adoption of digital currencies in various industries, Rodgers is constantly exploring new ways to navigate the complex tax regulations surrounding digital assets and cryptocurrencies.

Interested to learn more from our webinars?



Get the latest VAT information directly in your inbox and stay up to date with all VAT developments around the world.

You have Successfully Subscribed!