Indirect Tax News - February 2020

Latest VAT and customs developments in Zimbabwe

Sanitary wear that includes disposable napkins and sanitary cups are now exempted from VAT on domestic sales and on importation.

Customs concessions on bus assemblers

Duty free concessions have been extended to bus assemblers who import bus kits. The duty concession is in addition to exemption from the requirement that duties must be paid in foreign currency. The concessions are designed to stimulate growth in the bus assembly industry, as the Zimbabwe Government moves towards using buses for mass transportation in towns and cities.

Pauline Mukamba

Denford Zambezi