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Africa tax in brief

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Taxand South Africa provides the latest tax updates. 

  • BOTSWANA: 2017/18 Budget presented
  • BOTSWANA: Implementation of custom management system 
  • CHAD: Finance Law, 2017 adopted
  • GABON: Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement on automatic exchange of country-by-country reports signed
  • GUINEA: Finance Law, 2017 adopted and published
  • IVORY COAST: Finance Law, 2017 adopted
  • LIBERIA: Transfer pricing regulations published
  • MAURITIUS: Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement on automatic exchange of country-by-country reports signed
  • MOZAMBIQUE: Establishment of Promotion of Investment and Exports Agency
  • MOZAMBIQUE: Amendments to the VAT Code (Law 13/2016 of 31 December)
  • NAMIBIA: Commencement of the incentive programme for the recovery of outstanding taxes
  • NIGERIA: Federal Executive Council approves new National Tax Policy
  • NIGERIA: World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement ratified
  • NIGERIA: Federal Inland Revenue Service seeks to enforce compliance with Stamp Duty Act
  • NIGERIA: Federal Inland Revenue Service releases revised transfer pricing forms 
  • NIGERIA: Taxpayers to update corporate/official email addresses to enable electronic transmission of tax receipts
  • RWANDA: Supplementary 2016/17 Budget presented to parliament
  • SENEGAL: Finance Law for 2017 introduces telecommunications networks tax
  • SEYCHELLES: Treaty between Jersey and Seychelles enters into force
  • UGANDA: Taxpayer Register Expansion Program launched
  • UGANDA: COMESA Treaty passed into law
  • ZAMBIA: Zambia Revenue Authority vs ARMCOR Securities Limited judgment

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Taxand's Take

Businesses with operations across Africa should take note of the updates mentioned in their locations to ensure they remain compliant. 

Taxand's Take Author

Celia Becker
South Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

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