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April 30, 2019

Gabon Tax Authority extends deadline for filing of Corporation Tax Return and Transfer Pricing Documentation 2018

Gabon’s Tax Authority has issued two Tax Notices regarding the filing of the Financial Statement and Tax Return (FSTR commonly known as DSF) and Transfer Pricing Documentation for the financial year 2018.

A summary of the key features is:

  • The deadline for the filing of the DSF and the Transfer Pricing Documentation has been postponed from 30 April 2019 to 30 July 2019.
  • The DSF for 2018 must be filed according to the SYSCOHADA Accounting Standard.1
  • The final installment of corporate tax due for the year 2018 however must be paid by 30 April 2019.


1. SYSCOHADA is the accounting system adopted or recommended by the uniform act No. 7 on the Organization and Harmonization of Accounting in Member States, signatories, of the OHADA Treaty. The 17 Member States are Benin, Burkina, Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Republic of Congo, Senegal, and Togo.

For additional information with respect to this Alert, please contact the following:

FFA Juridique et Fiscal member of Ernst & Young Global Ltd, Libreville
  • Nicolas Chevrinais |
  • Ryan Allas |
  • Suzanne Ngwanga |
  • Jérôme Obele Okoura |
  • Sarah Ratanga |
  • Phylicia Abessolo Ella |
Ernst & Young Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd., Africa ITS Leader, Johannesburg
  • Marius Leivestad |
Ernst & Young LLP (United Kingdom), Pan African Tax Desk, London
  • Rendani Neluvhalani |
  • Byron Thomas |
Ernst & Young LLP (United States), Pan African Tax Desk, New York
  • Dele A. Olaogun |



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