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Guide to fiscal information - Key economies in Africa 2020

Driving impact in Africa

This publication contains a summary of tax and investment information pertaining to key countries in Africa.

The 45 countries featured in this year’s edition comprise: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rèunion, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Details of each country’s income tax, VAT (or sales tax) and other significant taxes are set out in the publication. In addition, investment incentives available, exchange control regimes applicable (if any) and certain other basic economic statistics are detailed.

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About the Global Tax Centre Africa (GTCA)

Organisations with operations in multiple jurisdictions face tremendous challenges in keeping pace with each jurisdiction’s tax and regulations. For this reason, they often turn to Deloitte to outsource their direct and indirect tax compliance, as well as report processing.

With shared services, data management skills and reporting expertise, our Global Tax Centre Africa (GTCA) supports local, near shore and offshore compliance functions, covering all key economies in Africa. GTCA covers all compliance and reporting related activities, also assisting in special circumstances, such as post-merger integration, shared services centres, Pan-African accounting and tax processes, procedures and risk reviews which require substantial system, process and technology support.

To find out more about GTCA, contact:

Lead Partner: Jacqui Wierzbowski

Senior Manager: Firdoze Abdool Sattar

Senior Manager: Jay Naidoo

Manager: Shalin Munien

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