Tanzania

What is corporation tax? What is the rate at which it is levied?

Corporation income tax in Tanzania is a tax levied on corporation taxable profit for all companies registered and/or doing business in the country. The current corporation tax rate is 30%, with the exception of new assemblers of vehicles, tractors and fishing boats, for whom it is only 10% for the initial 5 years from the commencement of operation.

What is the VAT applicable in Tanzania?

The value added tax (VAT) rate in Tanzania for the supply and import of goods and services is 18%. The VAT rate for the export of goods and certain services is 0%.

Is a physical office required to incorporate a business in Tanzania?

Yes, it is a statutory requirement for a company in Tanzania to have a physical registered office for communications and service of notices.

What is the standard VAT rate in Tanzania?

The standard Value Addde Tax (VAT) rate in Tanzania is 18%.

What is the export rate in Tanzania?

Tanzania doesn’t levy any export duties.

What is the income tax rate for a resident company in Tanzania?

The income tax rate for a resident company in Tanzania is 30%.

What is the income tax for a non-resident company in Tanzania?

The income tax rate for a non-resident company in Tanzania is 5%.

What is the VAT return duration in Tanzania?

The filing of VAT return in Tanzania is supposed to happen on a monthly basis.

What is the duration of tax claim in Tanzania?

The duration of tax claim in Tanzania is 6 months.

What is the duration of copyright protection in Tanzania?

The duration of copyright protection in Tanzania is the life of the author and fifty years after his/her death.

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