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Tanzania VAT changes

  • Jul 2, 2015 | Richard Asquith

Tanzania VAT changes

The updated Tanzanian VAT Act will extend VAT to a new range of supplies. The current Tanzanian VAT rate is 18%.

  • Non-life insurance is no longer VAT exempt
  • Exports are now fully VAT exempt
  • Exemptions have been extended to a range of agricultural goods and supplies, education, health care and other services
  • A system of import VAT deferment for imported capital goods has been introduced
  • Digital and electronic services provided to consumers are now subject to VAT. This includes apps, games, software and fees to membership-based sites.

VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is the former VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara