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Tanzanian govt waives VAT on phones, tablets and modems to boost internet penetration

Wednesday 16 June 2021 | 13:55 CET | News
The Tanzanian government says it will waive value-added tax on smartphones, tablets and modems as part of a plan to raise broadband penetration to 80 percent from 38 percent by 2025. Minister of Finance and Planning Mwigulu Nchemba, who was presenting the national budget for the fiscal year 2021/22, recommended the exemption of VAT through changes to the tax code.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Tanzania, United Republic of
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