Zimbabwe - Other taxes and levies

Zimbabwe - Other taxes and levies

Taxation of international executives

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Social security tax

Are there social security/social insurance taxes in Zimbabwe? If so, what are the rates for employers and employees?

Employer and employee

Type of insurance Paid by employer Paid by employee Total
Social security 3% (limited to USD72 per annum) 3% (limited to USD72 per annum) 6%
Medicare 0% 0% 0%

Gift, wealth, estate, and/or inheritance tax

Are there gift, wealth, estate, and/or inheritance taxes in Zimbabwe?

Information not available.

Real estate tax

Are there real estate taxes in Zimbabwe?

On sale of real estate, capital gains tax is payable.

Sales/VAT tax

Are there sales and/or value-added taxes in Zimbabwe?

Yes, there is VAT in Zimbabwe.

Unemployment tax

Are there unemployment taxes in Zimbabwe?

There are no unemployment taxes in Zimbabwe.

Other taxes

Are there additional taxes in that may be relevant to the general assignee? For example, customs tax, excise tax, stamp tax, etc.

Yes, there are customs duties (on importation) and excise duty on alcohol.

State and municipal taxes

There are municipal rates and fixed water charges.

Exit tax

Yes, but amount collected as part of plane ticket costs. No tax if driving out.

Foreign trusts

Taxable on income deemed to be coming from Zimbabwe.

Foreign gifts

Not taxable, but may be subject to customs duty.

Foreign financial accounts

Information not available.

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