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Deloitte Africa Tax & Legal: Update on tax developments in response to COVID-19

Recent tax and legal developments in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), including import and export relief measures as well as draft tax legislation.

Kenya Tax Alert: Government response to COVID-19

COVID-19: Announcement of economic and fiscal relief measures

Mozambique: Tax relief measures announced in response to COVID-19

COVID-19 pandemic: Ministry of Finance Economic and SSC measures - Clarifications
COVID-19 Pandemic: SSC Economic Stimulus Package Announced
COVID-19 Pandemic: Announcement of economic stimulus and relief package by the Minister of Finance
COVID-19 Pandemic: tax relief measures we hope to see

COVID-19: FIRS waives interest and penalty arising from outstanding tax audit liabilities
COVID-19: Economic, tax and other fiscal stimulus measures in Nigeria
Nigeria rolls out additional fiscal measures to stimulate the economy in response to the impact of covid-19 and decline in oil price
COVID-19: Nigeria rolls out various regulatory and fiscal measures to provide relief
COVID-19: House of representatives pass emergency economic stimulus bill 2020

South Africa
SARS issues guidance on how to apply for relief to defer tax payments without incurring penalties
Minister of Employment and Labour issues directive to COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme
Minister of Finance provides more detail on additional COVID-19 tax relief measures
South Africa: Additional tax relief measures announced in response to COVID-19 
Deloitte Africa Tax & Legal: South Africa COVID-19 update
South Africa: Tax relief measures announced in response to COVID-19

Tanzania Tax & Legal Viewpoint: COVID-19
Uganda Tax & Legal Viewpoint: COVID-19
COVID-19 Pandemic – Tax Relief Measures in Zambia 

COVID-19 tax and fiscal measures resources

Visit the Deloitte Tax Atlas COVID-19 Tax & Fiscal Measures microsite here and access a high-level summary of tax and fiscal COVID-19 measures that have been announced by governments. 

COVID-19 Signal Topic Alerts – Stay up-to-date with the latest government tax and fiscal responses to COVID-19. Deloitte has collaborated with Signal AI to develop a tax-intelligent news platform that produces daily alerts on COVID-19 initiatives. To complement the information provided daily, Deloitte created a Weekly Topic Alert Digest sent each Monday that consolidates the daily Topic Alerts from the prior week into a single reference document. To sign up to receive Signal Topic Alerts, please send your name, organisation, and email address to:

Deloitte tax@hand – Get timely COVID-19 global and regional tax news, information and resources as developed by Deloitte firms around the world. Subscribe here or access the site where you can configure your preferences.

Subscribe to the World Tax Advisor newsletter here which provides tax and business professionals with top global tax news and information. 

GoWork – COVID-19 Immigration Digital Map -  Provides information in real time, so companies can access the most up-to-date information on travel restrictions, quarantine and immigration in relation to COVID-19.

Deloitte COVID-19 hub
Visit for all the latest Deloitte content, including topic specific insights, in relation to COVID-19.


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