In 2003, Assel graduated from the Kazakh Humanitarian and Law Institute (Almaty, Kazakhstan) with a Bachelor’s degree. In 2009, she received a Master’s Degree in Law from City University (London, UK).           
In September 2009, Assel underwent training with the Tax Department of Eversheds International Law Firm (London, UK).      

At present, Assel is a Partner and the Head of the Tax and Customs Law Department at GRATA Law Firm, having joined the firm in 2006.    

Previously, Assel worked in the Almaty City Tax Authority as a Senior Tax Inspector in charge of legal support of the Tax Committee, including representation of its interests in court.     

In 2004, Assel was declared the best officer of the Almaty City Tax Committee and in 2006, the highest performing employee of GRATA Law Firm.     
              

Assel speaks Kazakh, Russian and English.

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Recent changes in the customs legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan adopted a ruling dated 13 February 2017 No. 56 ‘On introduction of changes to the ruling of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 21 January 2011 No.24 ‘On approval of rates of customs fees levied by the customs authorities’ establishing the rates of customs fees in Kazakhstan Tenge.

Tax alert on main changes and amendments to the tax code effective 2017

GRATA International law firm provides you with a brief tax alert on main changes and amendments to the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan on taxes and other obligatory payments to the budget (the Tax Code) effective 2017.

Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC): Harmful Tax Competition Measures. The Practitioners Guide

This article is published using “Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) – The Practitioners Handbook on International Tax” documented by Ambassador SM Soni on 25th May 2016, “The constitutional law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Astana International Financial Centre” and “Explanatory Note to the issue on the Strategy for the development of the Astana International Financial Centre”.

Cancellation of apostilization requirement between Russia and Kazakhstan in respect of tax residence certificates

Please be informed that Kazakhstan and Russia agreed on cancellation of apostilization requirement in respect of documents confirming tax residence.

Kazakhstan has ratified the Convention on avoidance of double taxation with Saudi Arabia

On 18 May 2016 the Republic of Kazakhstan has ratified the Convention on avoidance of double taxation with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia [1] and the Protocol thereto which are in effect since 1 September 2016. Please note that the Convention is applied to income which will be paid starting from 1 January 2017.



Kazakhstan has ratified the Convention on avoidance of double taxation with Serbia

On 14 October 2016 the Republic of Kazakhstan has ratified the Convention on avoidance of double taxation with Serbia[1] and the Protocol thereto.


Corporate Tax: Kazakhstan 2016

In our view, corporate tax practice in Kazakhstan has not significantly changed in the last year. Tax lawyers were mostly involved in disputes regarding the appeal of additionally accrued taxes on the basis of audit results and less involved in tax consultancy and structuring.

Review of main changes in the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan related to the accession to the World Trade Organization

We would like to draw your attention to some important changes in the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan regarding the country's accession to the World Trade Organization.

Corporate Tax 2016: Kazakhstan

ICLG (International Comparative Legal Guide) to: Corporate Tax 2016, 12 edition Author: Assel Ilyassova

JTI recommends GRATA

JTI Kazakhstan LLP recommends GRATA Law firm as a tax adviser

GRATA Law Firm held a workshop titled: 'Kazakhstan - Russia: legal aspects of doing business'

On 24 April 2015, in Almaty there has been a workshop titled: 'Kazakhstan - Russia: legal aspects of doing business' held by GRATA Law Firm.

GRATA Law firm is recommended as one of the leading law firms by The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015

Grata Law Firm is ‘held in high regard’ by foreign clients and international law firms, and its large, full-service team.

Amendments to the tax code as effective since 1 January 2015

In 2014, 17 laws were adopted to amend the Code of Kazakhstan 'On Taxes and Other Obligatory Payments to the Budget' (Tax Code). Most of the amendments become effective from 1 January 2015. GRATA Law Firm hereby provides for the brief review of main amendments. For your convenience, amendments introduced to the Tax Code are given in a special table. We value your time and hope that the information provided will be useful for you.

Liability for tax violations under a new Code of Kazakhstan 'On Administrative Violations' and Criminal Code of Kazakhstan

A new Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan 'On Administrative Violations', dated 5 July 2014 and a new Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, dated 3 July 2014 entered into force on 1 January 2015.

Review of the Regulatory Resolution of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan 'On the Judicial Practice of Application of the Tax Law'

On 27 February 2013 the Supreme Court introduced the Regulatory Resolution 'On the Judicial Practice of Application of the Tax Law' (hereinafter - the 'Resolution').

Review of the Developments in the Tax Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan: International Taxation

Kazakhstan ratified the Double Taxation Treaties signed with the United Arab Emirates and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

On April 4th, 2014 in Pavlodar the seminar on "Legal Aspects of Tax Audits and Appealing against Results. International Taxation" tookplace.

The seminar explored the various issues in depth and focused on problems that customers often encounter in practice.


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Partner, Head of Tax Law Department

Almaty