Finance act 2014 chapter 26 contents p art 1 income tax, corporation tax and capital gains tax c hapter 1 c harge, rates etc income tax 1 charge, rates, basic rate limit and personal allowance for 201415 2 basic rate limit for 201516 and personal allowances from 2015. Income tax act 2004 no 35 as at 29 march 2018, public act. Tanzania per tax exemptions study draft final report october 20 page ii agreements between the government and strategic investors. Income tax act 90 of 1988 income tax amendment act 99 of 1988 income tax act 70 of 1989. To amend the income tax act, 19931 to adjust the tax rates prescribed in the. An act to make provision for the imposition of an income tax. This act may be cited as the income tax act, 1973 and shall, subject to the sixth schedule, come into operation on. Applicable vat rates on goods and services in tanzania. Tanzania and in respect of union taxes to zanzibar. An act to change the assessment base for noncorporate taxpayers. Furthermore, and again subject to certain exemptions as provided on income tax act 2004 second schedule, the international antiavoidance practice of taxing income earned by controlled foreign companies cfc applies to tanzania residents. Although great care has been taken to ensure that it reflects the correct wording and numbering of the income tax act, cap.
New zealand superannuation and retirement income amendment act 2019 2019 no 77. Act income tax amendment act 2019 b in subsection 1 by substituting for paragraph af the following af the income of an operator in an industrial park or free zone or other person carrying on business outside the industrial park or free zone who carries on. The regulations apply to taxpayers dealing with related parties located both inside and outside the united republic of tanzania. The finance act, 2016 arrangement of parts part title. The taxpayer must apportion input tax attributable to both exempt and taxable supplies in line with the formula provided under the value added tax act, 2014. Kainga orahomes and communities act 2019 2019 no 50. This act may be cited as the income tax amendment act 2014, and commences on the pt day of july 2014. The income tax transfer pricing regulations 2014 were issued by way of a gazette notice published on 7 february 2014, and take effect on the publication date. The income tax amendment 20 national assembly of zambia. The bill has been assented to by the president of the united republic of tanzania. This act, which repeals the existing vat act 1997 the 1997 act, will introduce fundamental changes to widen the. These are taxes levied directly on peoples income from employment, business or ownership of property and an investment. Global edition edition is a free, personalized email subscription service that allows.
Basics and definitions income tax act, 1961 background, concept and mechanism of income tax definitions, concept of income, previous year, assessment year, distinction between capital and revenue receipts and expenditure, residential status basis of charge and scope of total income 2. Income tax nonresidents are taxed on their tanzaniansourced income. Nonresidents are taxed on their tanzaniansourced income. Zero rating of the supply of electricity by a supplier of electricity service in mainland tanzania to another supplier of electricity service in tanzania zanzibar. This act may be cited as the income tax act, 2004, and shall. Tax administration act 2015 an overview 12 august 2015 in brief the tax administration act taa 2015 passed by parliament on 27 march 2015 and assented to on 11 may 2015 came into force on 1 july 2015. These regulations apply to a controlled transaction if a person who is party to the transaction is located in. This act shall apply to mainland tanzania as well as tanzania zanzibar. Difficulties in data availability, particularly on income tax exemptions, have also restricted the. Corporate tax is payable by tanzanian companies on their worldwide taxable income at the rate of 30%.
Rental income net rental income earned by nonresidents is taxed at a flat rate of 20%. Analysis of legalbased tax and duty exemptions in tanzania 35. Income tax amendment act 2014 lesotho legal information. The income tax act hereinafter referred to as the principal act is amended in section 2 cap. These regulations apply to a controlled transaction if a person who is party to the transaction is located in, and subject to tax in the united republic of tanzania and. This act may be cited as the income tax amendment act, 2014 and shall be considered to have come into operation on the 1st april, 2014. Income tax amendment act 2014 section 7 c at 1 of 2014 page 7 f remuneration to which section 2ad deeming for 1970 act of the income tax instalment payments act 1974 the 1974 act applies. The previous schedule for presumptive tax regime is deleted and the new schedule is inserted as shown below. Subject to certain limited exemptions, tanzanian resident companies and close corporations companies are taxed on their worldwide income as provided on income tax act 2004 section 67. Each type is classified according to the legal and effective incidence to the final payer. Vat shall be imposed and payable on taxable supplies and taxable imports as provided for under section 3 of the vat act, 2014.
The applicable tax rates depend on the source or nature of income. The vat act 2014 classified transit goods as zero rated supplies. This hand book titled domestic tax laws is primarily intended for internal use by officers and staff of the uganda revenue authority. These are the fundamental laws to be read in conjunction with their respective regulations and finance acts. The united republic of tanzania the income tax act, 1973 arrangement of sections part i preliminary section title 1. Act income tax amendment act 2019 b in subsection 1 by substituting for paragraph af the following af the income of an operator in an industrial park or free zone or other person carrying on business outside the industrial park or free zone who carries on any of the businesses referred to in paragraph ag. The new vat act, 2014 has been introduce with effect from 1 july 2015, the vat rate remains at rate of 18% on any supply of goods or services in mainland. The reprint consolidates the income tax act, cap 340, the value added tax act, cap 349 and statutory instruments made.
For some taxpayers it may not be practical to perform the separation and therefore. The list of tax returns has been extended to include returns filed under the airport service charge act and the port service charge act. The taxpayer must apportion input tax attributable to both exempt and taxable. Written by local pwc tax specialists in each country, this guide covers changes in tax legislation as well as key information about income taxes, residency, income determination, deductions, group taxation, credits and incentives, withholding taxes, indirect taxes, and tax administration as of 1 june 2014. Imposition of withholding tax on services rendered by nonresidents from outside tanzania that appeared in. Zero rating of the supply of electricity by a supplier of electricity service in mainland tanzania to another.
Finance act 2014 chapter 26 contents p art 1 income tax, corporation tax and capital gains tax c hapter 1 c harge, rates etc income tax 1 charge, rates, basic rate limit and personal allowance for 2014 15 2 basic rate limit for 201516 and personal allowances from 2015 3 the starting rate for savings and the savings rate limit. The paradox arises from the requirements under the income tax act, 2004 ita, which requires companies including ngos to file returns and pay taxes if any, while ngos through the definition provided by the nongovernmental organizations act cap. Currently, in mainland tanzania the following vat rates are applicable. The summary of finance act provides for amendments of various laws with. It consists of the main laws, regulations and finance acts. The value added tax act, 2014 the port service charges act cap 264 the motor vehicle tax registration and transfer act cap 124.
Income tax act 2007 no 97 as at 01 january 2020, public. Summary of the finance act, 2017 breakthrough attorneys. In this act, unless the context requires otherwise adjusted assessment means an assessment adjusted in accordance with section 96. Individual taxation nonresidents are taxed only on income derived from tanzania. On 7 february 2014, the government of tanzania issued legislation, referred to as the income tax transfer pricing regulations, 2014 the regulations. With effect from the 1st january, 2014, the income tax act chapter 23. The united republic of tanzania special bill supplement no. Income and expenditure after cessation of business. Tanzania adopted and periodically reformed the colonial tax systems starting with the poll tax which was introduced by the british in the early 20th century. Foreword pkf assurance, audit, tax, advisory and business. It is based on the information available at the time it was completed on june 30, 2016. Reforms that were done postcolonial era include introduction of sales tax in 1969, enacting of new income tax legislation in 1973, amendment of the existing tax legislation to revise the tax bases.
The new act modernizes the tax administration provisions and. Act income tax amendment act 2019 acts supplement no. Nonresidents are taxed only on income derived from tanzania. The value added tax act, 2014 tanzania revenue authority. Tax administration act 2015 an overview pwc tanzania. Income tax payable on assessment subdivision a returns 91. Basically taxation in tanzania is in form two types of taxes. Enacted by parliament of the united republic of tanzania. The reprint consolidates the income tax act, cap 340, the value added tax act, cap 349 and statutory instruments made thereunder since the revised edition of the laws of uganda 2000. Value added tax act, 2014 c value added tax act, 2014 an act to provide for the imposition assessment and collection of value added tax on the supply and importation of goods and services in the bahamas and for connected matters enacted by the parliament of the bahamas part i preliminary 1. An act to impose and alter certain taxes, duties, levies, fees and to amend certain written laws relating to the collection and management of public revenues.
Part iii income tax base division i calculating the income tax base subdivision a total income 5. Domestic tax laws uganda 1 disclaimer this reproduction of ugandas tax legislation is the personal effort of. The new act modernizes the tax administration provisions and consolidates these within one piece of legislation. Single instalment at time of realisation or receipt. Accordingly, the inventory of exemptions that are not granted by legislation has not been possible. The value added tax vat bill, 2014 was passed by the tanzanian parliament in december 2014. Income tax act ministry of justice government of jamaica.46 875 712 473 718 273 1421 1520 1287 284 812 482 678 795 444 23 838 734 1444 1433 1470 1367 1082 89 520 225 631 1401 1312 921 497 1029 1288 87 710 71