Dar es salaam, April 25th, 2022:
Tanzania Revenue Authority(TRA) wishes to inform the general public that it has issued an amnesty on interests and penalties for motor vehicles that were brought into the country without following customs procedures.
The respective motor vehicles referred to here include; those that were imported in the country without following customs procedures, those that were for transit to the neighboring countries but remained in the country contrary to the laws, those that were brought in the country under temporary importation permits and overstayed and those that abused tax exemptions procedures.
This exemption is being issued in accordance with section 70(2) of the tax administration act 2015 as revised in the finance act 2021 together with section 249 of the East African Customs Management Act of 2004 which gives the Commissioner General the authority to waive interest and penalty where need be.
This waiver/amnesty starts today the 25″ April up to 30th June, 2022 with the aim of enabling the concerned taxpayers to comply by paying only the taxes assessed without penalties and interests.
Another aim is to enable us build good working relationships with the respective taxpayers, helping them to comply and at the same time obtain proper records of the concerned motor vehicles.
On this note therefore, Tanzania Revenue Authority therefore urges all the concerned taxpayers to come forward and take advantage of this amnesty to pay the assessed tax only within the prescribed time.
For more information, visit our offices across the country or contact us on our toll free numbers 0800 75 00 75 or 0800 78 00 78 or WhatsApp number 0744 23 33 33 or by email to email@example.com.
DEPARTMENT OF TAXPAYER SERVICES AND EDUCATION