Direct and indirect taxation services

We are able to advise and assist you on tax matters that may arise throughout your journey in Myanmar


  • Advised clients on tax structuring and market entry decision making framework, investment climate, and efficient structure for investment into Myanmar.
  • On going tax advisory and support (including lobbying initiatives for clients and industry groups) for numerous client across various industries, including telecommunication, oil and gas, power, real estates and financial services
  • Supported the clients on corresponding with the Myanmar tax authorities in relation to tax disputes

How PwC can help

  • Local and International Tax Structuring - for both inbound and outbound investments
  • Tax compliance - covering direct (corporate and personal income tax, capital gains tax, withholding tax) and indirect taxes (commercial tax, special goods tax , stamp duty etc.)
  • Direct tax and indirect tax advice - including commercial tax, customs duty, stamp duty, special goods tax and specialist topics such as transfer pricing and the taxation of oil and gas projects
  • Application for tax incentives, tax treaty benefits & exemptions
  • Assistance in tax dispute resolutions

Case study


Lobbying the Myanmar tax authorities on withholding tax, commercial tax and stamp duty issues affecting key sectors in Myanmar


  • Meetings and liaison with the Myanmar tax authorities including the Director General and several key departments within the Myanmar Government to discuss and debate the issue s
  • The work included technical discussions including presenting case studies on the tax treatment in other countries to support the intended outcome

Contact us

Paul Cornelius

Partner, Tax, PwC Singapore

Tel: +65 9633 5834

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