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Congo raises VAT registration threshold

  • Mar 11, 2019 | Richard Asquith

The Republic of Congo has increased its annual VAT registration threshold. It is now FCFA 60million per annum, effective from 1 February 2019. The threshold also applies to foreign businesses providing a taxable supply. They are required to appoint a local Fiscal Representative.

In addition, Congolese customers of non-resident suppliers may not deduct input VAT on the use of the reverse charge.

VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.
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