EY Azerbaijan held the seminar dedicated to determination of transfer prices and regulations requirements for their application in Azerbaijan Apr. 11, 2017.
The speakers of the seminar were Zaur Gurbanov, EY tax senior manager and Najla Asadova, EY tax manager.
The presentations and discussions provided insights into definition and principles of transfer pricing and application of transfer prices in the world and CIS.
The seminar continued with a focus on replying to the question how to be ready for requirements regarding determination of transfer prices and regulations requirements for their application in Azerbaijan.
Seminar participants asked questions throughout the seminar and gave positive feedback about the presentation, showing appreciation for the work EY did as host of the event.
EY staff and Ulvi Yusifov, a head of International Treaties Division of the International Relations Department of the Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan, invited as guest were replying questions of the participants at the close of the seminar.
“The whole tax seminar was organized to a high quality, covering all the required explanations,” Tahmaz Rustamov, tax accountant at Pasha Holding, said. “I believe that the knowledge that I gain during the seminar will be very helpful in tax system formation of our company.”
“I would like to indicate that incorporation of a new definition of transfer price into the Tax Code has raised a number of questions in our company like in others,” said Farid Najafov, tax manager at Huawei Technologies Azerbaijan. “Especially, our participation at this presentation will be helpful insofar as the scope of our operations at arm’s length is considerable. I would like to thank EY, especially Arzu, Zaur and Najla, also to Ulvi Yusifov, a head of International the Treaties Division of International Relations Department of the Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan.”
EY was delighted to see all the participants at the seminar and would like to thank each of them for their enthusiastic participation.
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