Rwanda: Tax provisions in 2017 budget

Rwanda: Tax provisions in 2017 budget

The budget for 2017, presented in June 2017, includes proposals that would affect the tax treatment of clothing and “basic goods” (such as rice, sugar, and goods used by the armed forces).

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To promote a “cashless economy,” ATM cards and point-of-sale cards (and the related operating machinery) would be subject to a 0% rate of import customs duty, instead of the rate of 25%.

 

Read a June 2017 report [PDF 2.4 MB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Rwanda

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