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Zambia VAT update

  • Nov 19, 2016 | Richard Asquith

Zambia VAT update

The 2017 Budget includes a number of proposed changes to the Zambian VAT rules. These include:

  • Abolishment of the group VAT scheme
  • Restrictions on the right to deduct input VAT on certain pre-registrations costs
  • Introduction on new online filings process
  • Reduction in the right to deduct input VAT on certain mobile phones, media equipment, fuels and employee housing
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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.