Looking for a good ‘Tax Advisory’ Firm in Nigeria? Here, we are providing a list of top 10 tax advisory companies and services available in Nigeria, along with a detailed description and benefits of services offered.
Today’s business environment is very dynamic and uncertain. To deal with the changes and uncertainties, business managers need to make accurate and timely decisions to keep up with stakeholders’ expectations. These decisions always have significant regulatory and high tax cost implications.
Our endeavor is to help Corporations in Nigeria that can afford to pay a premium on tax consulting find the best service that suits their needs.
1. Deloitte Nigeria
Deloitte is the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and by the number of professionals. Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, enterprise risk and financial advisory services with more than 260,000 professionals in over 150 countries. They are the Advisors to many of the World’s most admired brands.
Deloitte & Touche is the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) member firm in Nigeria and the oldest indigenous professional services firm in Nigeria. The firm was established in 1952 by Mr. Akintola Williams, the doyen of the accountancy profession in Nigeria.
Deloitte offers clients a broad range of fully integrated tax services with the approach of combining insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with business and industry knowledge to help your company excel globally.
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2. Price Waterhouse (PwC)
Price Waterhouse Coopers has been the world’s second-largest professional services network in terms of Revenue as surveyed in 2014 and is one of the Big Four Auditors and stands neck to neck with Deloitte, EY, and KPMG. PWC networks of firms span across 158 countries including Nigeria with over 250,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
PwC has been operating in Nigeria since 1953 through its predecessor firms of Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. It’s one of the leading professional services firms in the country with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, over 1000 staff and 31 resident partners.
PwC is a global market leader for tax services. PWC assists businesses, individuals and organizations with tax strategy, planning, and compliance, whilst also delivering a wide range of business advisory services.
KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and It’s global headquarter is located in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. KPMG employs 162,000 people and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory.
KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services including industry insight to help organizations negotiate risks and perform in today’s dynamic and challenging environments.
4. EY Nigeria
Ernst & Young or simply EY is the fourth largest professional services company in the world and the third-largest organization in terms of global revenue, after Deloitte and PWC. It has about 270, 000 employees in about 700 offices in 150 countries around the world. EY has been considered as one of the Big Four accounting and auditing firms and its headquarters is located in London, United Kingdom.
It was established in the year 1989 by Ernst & Young Global Limited offering these four main service lines; assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services. In 2013, the organization went through a rebranding, changed its company logo and adopted the abbreviation EY as its brand name.
5. Andersen Tax
Andersen Tax is has been considered as the fifth largest and independent tax firms in the world, engaged in providing professional services. It has its headquarter in San Francisco, California, United States. Andersen Tax has its presence in about 35 countries and has gainfully employed about 4,500 professionals worldwide.
It is well known for using high professional standards and expertise to provide timely services such as tax, valuation, financial advisory, consulting services, and wealth management to both individuals and corporate clients.
6. Grant Thornton
As the world’s sixth-largest professional services company of independent accounting and consulting member firms, Grant Thornton offers these three main services – assurance, tax, and advisory services to private businesses, public interest entities, and public sector entities.
Grant Thornton was founded in 1980 with its headquarters in London, United Kingdom. It operates in about 140 countries employing about 56,000 persons.
Grant Thornton Nigeria was previously known as Spiropoulos Adiele Okpara & Co. and later joined as a full member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd on 1 February 2013. The firm has operated as a Grant Thornton representative in Nigeria for about 20 years. Presently, Grant Thornton Nigeria majorly offers audit and outsourcing services but also has tax and advisory capabilities. It has three offices in Nigeria employing about 105 staff.
Pedabo is a professional service firm that provides audit assurance, tax consulting and advisory to both private and government sectors in Nigeria. However, Pedabo is an independent member firm of Morison KSi which is a global association of leading professional service firms, built to meet the accounting, auditing, tax, and business consulting needs of clients. Morison KSi has 160 member firms, in 86 countries, with 375 offices representing over 12, 250 professionals
Pedabo was established in 1998 with its headquarter in Ikoyi Lagos and another office in Abuja. Their staff strength is between 51 – 200. Presently there are about 15 consultants in the firm, most with advanced degrees in Chartered Accountants, Information Technology specialists and General Management experts.
8. PML Advisory
PML is another professional service firm in Nigeria that offers services and solutions in audit, tax, advisory, and software. It has quite a great number of seasoned and experienced professionals with so many years of experience, providing, auditing, taxation, accounting services, financial advisory.
PML was established in 2012 with its office at Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. Its company size is between 11 – 50 staff.
9. PKF Nigeria
PKF is another leading professional service in Nigeria and in the world, providing these main four service line -assurance, advisory, taxation and business services for companies around the globe. PKF was established in Nigeria in 1952 and over 400 offices, over 200 member firms operating in 150 countries across five regions with over 18,000 professionals. It has about four offices in Nigeria Lagos, Abuja, Kaduna, and Kano.
10. Adroit Advisors
Adroit Advisors is also one of the professional service companies in Nigeria with its office in Ikeja, Lagos. They provide services in Tax management, advisory, auditing, and assurance.