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Benjamin Mbana



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Benjamin Mbana



Benjamin heads the tax practice in the Johannesburg office.

He has experience in advising on a wide range of corporate tax matters specialising in M&A transactions, inbound and outbound investments, corporate re-organisations and financing transactions. He has experience in managing complex deals, frequently on a cross-border basis.

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Publications: 23 November 2023

Tax incentives are crucial to South Africa’s energy transition

South Africa urgently needs to upgrade its energy systems and transition to renewable energy. Benjamin Mbana highlights how the country’s tax system could play a crucial role in this transition.

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Master of Commerce in Taxation, University of Pretoria, 2018

Honours in Taxation, University of Pretoria, 2012

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2011

Published work

  • South Africa draws more foreign suppliers of electronic services into its VAT net, DLA Piper website, 2019
  • A timely gift for taxpayers, DLA Pier website, 2019
  • South African Tax Court confirms application of the most favourved nation clause in the South Africa/Netherlands treaty, Business Day newspaper, 2019
  • Constitutional Court ruling puts section 24C allowance under the spotlight, DLA Piper website, 2021

Awards & accolades

Young Tax Professional of the Year 2015

EY Global