We cover complex tax markets to provide you with real-time tax legislation updates, country guidelines and other business essentials when negotiating in Africa.

Our subscription-based system provides information and updates on tax for businesses within Africa.

We source official tax legislation in real-time with the help of AI (artificial intelligence).

Our tax lawyers analyze and comment new norms daily and upload them to the online library.

The most important legal statutes are translated into English by specialists in legal translation.



Make the perfect choice for you! We have 4 options of plans, with 1, 6 or 12-month billing alternatives.
Include add-ons according to your preference.


Our offering was designed to help those who need to understand
market changes and access real-time tax legislation updates.

With GTU you will:

  • ✔ Save time sourcing tax information
  • ✔ Understand market changes
  • ✔ Keep up to date with endless tax changes
  • ✔ Reduce costly consultancy hours
  • ✔ Save money with time-consuming translations into English
  • ✔ Get access to accurate translations with technical vocabulary
  • ✔ Make better informed investment decisions
  • ✔ Avoid unnecessary tax assessments and liabilities
  • ✔ Be in compliance!


Specialists in Taxation for Africa.
Choose a country and start your 3-day free trial today!


Have access to neatly organized tax information and country guidelines for Africa.
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  • We have been using TaxUpdate for over 10 years as a tool for tax management, helping with the interpretation of legislation.
  • Global TaxUpdate has been a trusted source of tax legislation for Ball Corporation. Since we subscribed to GTU’s Regional Plan, we have been receiving daily updates with all fiscal information, which helps us to stay in compliance.
  • TaxUpdate is an essential tool to support companies in a complex tax environment.
  • In an environment of constant changes in tax laws and great volume of non-statutory (infralegal) norms, TaxUpdate is an essential tool for business management, allowing for immediate analysis of the impact and thus avoiding unpleasant surprises and obstacles to the fulfillment of our activities.
  • Further Africa

    The system is really easy to use and provides business insights and regulations about the countries in addition to original legislation, an english translation and a legal brief.

  • Accounting Today

    GTU employs a team of linguists and senior tax lawyers to translate international tax legislation into English.

  • Oil and Gas People

    Legal tech startups are a hot topic and GTU is definitely one to watch.

  • André Teixeira
    “To receive information in real time in such a competitive market is to be one step ahead of your competitors.“
    André Teixeira
    CEO - Global TaxUpdate


Have questions? We're here to help.
1How does the free trial work?
We allow you to test our tax library with no strings attached. All you need to do is simply register and choose a country for your free trial activation. You will receive an email with the confirmation and will be ready to start.
2What’s included in my trial period?
Your free trial includes:
• 3-day trial period, no obligation or commitment;
• Access to Portugal and all African Countries within the platform;
• Acess to Tax Library with 5 legal statutes available in the local language, with the main one translates into English;
• 4 unlocked country insights: Country Snapshot, Investment Guide, Main Taxes & Penalties and Tax Guide.
• Technical support from 9am to 6pm (Lisbon Time Zone), from Mon-Fri via +351 215 900 800.
3Do I need to enter my credit card info to register?
You do not need to provide your credit card details in order to register, or during a free trial. We will only request your card information when you decide to subscribe to a plan.
4How can I subscribe?
Registration is quick and easy, you can sign-up at Once you're logged in, scroll down or click on Menu's yellow button "Subscribe now" to see our plans. If you you require help with this process please contact us via email at and we will be happy to help.
5What payment methods do you accept?
We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express credit and debit cards trhough PayPal. We will only request this information once you are ready to subscribe to a plan.
You can also choose to pay via International Bank Transfer. In this case, we will send you a Proforma Invoice.
6 How can I contact you if I need to get in touch?
We are available via the following contacts:
Telephone: +351 215 900 800 (Mon-Fri, from 9am to 6pm, Lisbon Time Zone)
For sales contact, please send an email to