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Breakthrough Attorneys

Tax update: The Portal for tax registration of non-resident electronic service providers is now open

Following the recent amendments passed on 01st July 2022 that saw the establishment of Digital Service Tax (DST) to non-resident electronic service providers in the Income Tax Act, 2004 and the Value Added Tax Act, 2014, the Tanzania Revenue A..

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Clyde & Co.

Prohibition of lending without a licence

In an effort to prohibit the lending of money without a licence, the Bank of Tanzania (the BoT), on 24 November 2022 published a notice (the Notice) prohibiting institutions, companies and individuals who are in the business of providing loans without a licence contrary t..

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FB Attorneys

New Investment Act in force

In a bid to promote the use of Kiswahili language in the Government’s official business and in line with the law, on 2 December 2022, the Parliament of Tanzania passed the new Tanzania Investment Act, 2022 (the new Investment Act) in Kiswahili. This follows the amen..

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ALP East Africa

Tanzania ratifies protocol to empower regional court to handle business and investment matters

Tanzania’s ratification of the protocol extending the Court’s jurisdiction is another step towards a functional and well-structured trade and investment regime within the East African Community.

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Bowmans

Tanzania: The Banking and Financial Institutions (Financial Leasing) Regulations 2022

On 23 September 2022, the Governor of the Bank of Tanzania published the Banking and Financial Institutions (Financial Leasing) Regulations via Government Notice 575 of 2022revoking the Banking and Financial Institutions ..

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Breakthrough Attorneys

Investing in Tanzania: a look at the newly passed Tanzania Investment Act 2022

On 31 August 2022, a Special Bill supplement for the proposed Tanzania Investment Act, 2022 was published in the special Gazette. This Bill has been tabled for discussi..

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Clyde & Co.

Tanzania: The Carbon Trading Regulations of 2022

The Government of Tanzania recently issued the Environmental Management (Control and Management of Carbon Trading) Regulations Government Notice Number 636 of 2022 (the Regulations). The Regulations apply to all carbon trading projects in Mainland Tanzania and are t..

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Clyde & Co.

A refresher on requirements for service providers to the mining sector in Tanzania

The Mining Act R.E. 2019 (the Act) and the Mining (Local Content) Regulations 2018 (the Regulations) provide for minimum local content shareholding requirements for entities operating in and servicing the mining sector. In this article, we set out the varying positions un..

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Clyde & Co.

The Mining (State Participation) Regulations of 2022

The Government of Tanzania recently issued the Mining (State Participation) Regulations Government Notice Number 574 of 2022 (the SPR 2022) which directly impact every mining company or person holding a Mining Licence (ML) or Special Mining Licence (SML) in Tanzania. The ..

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