Investment Incentives

    The EAC legal framework is enabling EAC Partner States to cooperate in the areas of Investment and Industrial Development to harness the investment potential to promote economic growth and development in the region. This co-operation seeks to, among others, rationalize investments and the full use of established industries so as to promote efficiency in production, as well as harmonise and rationalise investment incentives with a view of promoting the Community as a single investment area. Currently, the National Investment Codes and other related laws of the EAC Partner States provide for varying fiscal and non-fiscal incentives to investors.

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    Burundi Standard Incentives for Investors

    The following are the fiscal and non-fiscal incentives offered to investors in Burundi:

    1. Exemption of charges on property transfer (mutation fee)
    2. No duty on Raw material, Capital goods & Specialized vehicles
    3. No customs duty is charged if investment goods are made within the EAC or COMESA
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    Kenya Standard Incentives for Investors

    Investment incentives, both fiscal and non-fiscal, are available in Kenya. The Kenya Revenue Authority implements the issuance of the fiscal (tax) incentives in collaboration with other Authorities e.g. Capital Market Authority, Export Processing Zones Authority (for issuance of the EPZ incentive...


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    Rwanda Standard Incentives for Investors

    1. Preferential corporate income tax rate of zero percent (0%)
      An international company which has its headquarters or regional office in Rwanda is entitled to a preferential corporate income tax rate of zero per cent (0%) if it fulfils the following requirements:

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    South Sudan Standard Incentives for Investors

    The grant of Incentives to Investors in South Sudan is governed by the South Sudan Tax System (according to Taxation Act 2009), and Benefits and Incentives for Investors (according to Investment Promotion Act 2009.


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    United Republic of Tanzania Standard Incentives for Investors

    The Tanzania Investment Act 1997 defines “incentives” as tax reliefs and concessional tax rates which may be accessed by an investor under the Income Tax Act, the Customs Tariff Act, the Tanzania Revenue Authority Act, the Value-Added Act, and any other law for the time being in force, and includ...


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    Uganda Standard Incentives for Investors

    The tax incentives / exemptions available to investors in Uganda are comprehensively provided in ‘’A Guide on Tax Incentives / Exemptions available to the Ugandan Investors, 2019’’ published by Uganda Revenue Authority.


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