Navigating International Tax for Scaling Businesses: Cross-Border Tax Solutions

How you structure your business is vitally important as you grow, particularly as you enter new jurisdictions. Having the right structure in place at the right time is one of the most important ways to set your scaling business up for financial success.

The right structure will:

  • Protect your assets
  • Improve your currency position
  • Support your business operations
  • Facilitate future business expansion or shareholding changes
  • Minimise exchange control restrictions
  • And optimise your overall tax rate.
International Tax by Regan van Rooy

International tax and the scaling business

Is your business in need of cross-border tax advice? Are you looking for controlled foreign company advice and compliance support? Are you unsure about double tax agreements analysis? How comfortable are you with withholding tax considerations? Maybe your company needs support from a merger and acquisition, due diligence, or debt structuring perspective. Are you planning on entering new jurisdictions?

Wherever your growing business is on the growth scale –  growth –  in particular expansion into new jurisdictions, will have significant implications for your tax and structuring frameworks. We understand how these circumstances can be exciting and daunting, as you also navigate pressures from various key stakeholders to make financial decisions as quickly as possible. It makes sense that you would need to make changes in order to accommodate this sudden expansion.

The need for pragmatic tax and structuring advice for businesses operating in Africa

The long-term value of a planned, strategic approach to the structure cannot be understated, particularly in the African context, where a number of unique factors have the potential to impact your business. Hasty decisions based on poor advice and incorrect data can cost your business in time, money, resources, progress, and growth.

In a financial environment where facts – not opinions – form the bedrock of your business’s success, you need the kind of tax and structuring counsel that is fully aligned with your vision, mission, and goals. A practical, realistic approach to your transactions and business structure is the only surefire way to manage this critical aspect of your business. To do it right – and keep it right – you need to enlist the help of seasoned experts who understand the bigger picture, and even more so, where your business fits within it.

Trying to unscramble a sub-optimal structure entered into in haste or without full consideration of relevant facts is complex and expensive, so it’s important to plan upfront.

We will help you do it once and do it right.

How we can help you:

At Regan van Rooy, our key aim is to ensure that each of our valued clients receives the best, data-driven tax and structuring advice to help them plan, make informed decisions, and move forward in their unique business contexts.

We pride ourselves on our proven track record in helping growing businesses like yours strengthen and improve the frameworks within which they manage their international tax and structuring.

Our experienced tax and structuring consultants can help you in the following key areas:

  • Cross-border tax advice
  • Controlled foreign companies’ advice and compliance support
  • Expatriate tax advisory
  • Double tax agreements analysis
  • Withholding tax considerations
  • Mergers and Acquisition, due diligence, debt structuring advice 
  • Africa Tax Specialists
  • Entering new jurisdictions

Our boutique-style approach allows us to offer flexible solutions tailored to your specific needs, regardless of a project’s size, scope, or scale.

Why Regan van Rooy?

At Regan van Rooy we believe that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to tax and structuring. We are an international tax and structuring advisory firm with a laser focus on Africa, which means that our deep understanding of the continent’s ever-changing financial landscape gives us an edge that will only benefit your unique circumstances. We would be proud to partner with you as we equip your business to level up with the right tax processes and structures in place.

With our nimble team of industry experts each bringing their strengths to the table, you can be assured that your business is in excellent hands. Our team is ready to assist you with any international tax or structuring query you may have.

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If you would like to find out how we can assist you with international tax and restructuring in your unique business context, we would love to hear from you. You can reach us by filling out a simple contact form here or sending an email to and one of our friendly consultants will be in touch.

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