Tanzania Articles & Analysis

Displaying 13 - 18 of 118

 

Tanzania has a broad taxation system covering income taxes, value-added tax (VAT), stamp duty, and Customs and excise duties. These are governed by laws that provide for the charge, assessment and collection of taxes. The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) may conduct tax audits of individuals and entities to confirm that they are compliant and...

 

With the introduction of new local content regimes, Tanzania has seen a recent overhaul in its natural resources industry. While not a new concept, the regulations extend beyond mineral licence holders and internal oil companies by imposing local content requirements on the complete supply chain. This means that all mining and most petroleum...

 

Although priorities vary when it comes to economic development, the increasing need for skilled labour is both a cause of and a requirement for accelerated growth across markets. This demand for technical specialists is often most concentrated in the sectors that are vital to economic advancement, including infrastructure, oil and gas...

 

In a bid to bolster slowing agricultural exports and support industry growth, the government of Tanzania moved to eliminate the majority of levies applied to the agriculture sector in its 2017/18 budget. These levies have led to inflated input costs, and high levels of value-added tax (VAT) and tariffs on inputs have disproportionately...

 

How do taxes on Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality sectors affect local businesses?

 

While many countries have overlooked vocational education to focus on schools and universities, Tanzania has had a thriving vocational segment for decades. Indeed, it has proved more responsive to the needs of an evolving society and a growing market than much of the education sector, and has taken a lead in involving foreign and private...