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National Monitoring Committees on NTBs
Requirement for executing a bond for import taxes before being issued with stamps for excise duty purposes in Tanzania.
Posted on : 01 - Aug - 2012 - Viewed : 31 times

Affected countries : Kenya

NTB source & Ministry/Department/ Agency for action : Tanzania Revenue Authority

Impact to businesses : An extra cost to doing business

Prioritized Action : Abolition of the requirement

Bottlenecks or Success Factor : Resistance from the Revenue Authority

Status / Recommendations : Tanzania no longer demands execution of bonds.

Time-frame : Resolved


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