Tax Services

Tax is a major factor in virtually every business decision. Clients realise that, by seeking our expert advice, tax savings can be achieved.

PwC in Albania provides comprehensive tax advisory services on all aspects of Albanian taxation, as well as on international taxation.

We provide tax advice, answers to your questions and/or offer opinions on tax matters including research, discussions, memoranda and attendance at meetings related to these matters. We give clients the benefits of international expertise and in depth understanding of the local authorities. Our tax staff has substantial practice experience as well as academic experience through ongoing training within PwC.

We place a high priority on problem solving, creativity and building long-term relationships with clients.

Our tax services include:

General Tax Consulting Services

  • Advising clients about tax consequences associated with new or proposed legislation
  • Determining the client’s tax liabilities
  • Assisting the client in negotiating tax liabilities with the tax authorities
  • Reviewing assessment notices and assisting companies during tax audits
  • Tax reviews
  • Tax due diligence
Indirect Tax Services - Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • Offer up to date solutions tailored to the needs of your business in the area of VAT
  • Advice regarding the applicability of VAT on different services supplied by resident and non-resident companies
  • Advice regarding VAT on export operations and VAT on specific industry sectors
  • Assistance in the VAT refund procedure

Tax Structuring and Compliance

  • International and local tax structuring
  • Advice and assistance on transfer pricing, international trade and indirect taxes

Tax Management Accounting Services

  • Accounting compliance services– including bookkeeping and preparing statutory financial statements
  • Payroll administration services – including gross to net calculations, employer registrations and joiners’ and leavers’ administration
  • Indirect tax compliance - preparing VAT returns and registers
  • Corporate income tax compliance – preparing annual and periodic payment on account returns, tax provisioning and tax accounting
  • Personal taxes compliance – preparing personal income tax and social & health contributions returns
  • Bank administration services - administration of payment process on behalf and upon authoristion of the client
  • Corporate secretarial services - including statutory compliance and filing requirements

International Assignments

Expatriate Tax Services

  • Preparation of individual tax returns
  • Advice on impact of changes in local tax laws
  • Consequences of changes in compensation programs or practices
  • Liaison with advisors in the expatriate home country to ensure that any unresolved or ongoing tax issues are handled appropriately
  • Expatriate administration services