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Published by Langmead & Baker in Lusaka .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Peter Langmead ... [et al.].
ContributionsLangmead, Peter.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16255822M
ISBN 109982896008
LC Control Number2006315847

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Tax Policy Issues in Zambia is a compilation of selected papers on the most import tax matters facing Zambia today. The importance of tax issues in decisions on investment in the economy should not be underestimated: failure to recognise that government policy in business taxation can incentivise or constrain growth in commerce and industry within a short time span is /5(3). This report reviews the current administration of income and tax policy issues in Zambia and makes recommendations for reform of the income tax law and administration of the laws. Advanced search Economic literature: papers, articles, software, chapters, books. Tax policy issues in Zambia: selected papers. Responsibility edited by Peter Langmead [et al.]. Imprint Lusaka: Langmead & Baker, Physical description Fiscal policy > Zambia. Taxation > Zambia. Bibliographic information. Publication date ISBN TPRC Tax Policy Review Committee UK United Kingdom organization that promotes study and action on issues linking faith and social justice in Zambia. commissioned the study to comprehend the taxation system in Zambia with the aim of forming knowledgeable and evidence based opinions on how it affects social justice. 1. The study uses.

TAX SYSTEM The Ministry of Finance and National Planning is responsible for the formulation of tax policy, in Zambia and the implementing agency is the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA). The legislative framework relating to the regulation and administration of the taxation is provided for in the Income Tax Act , as amended. The source ofFile Size: 48KB. Keeping up with the increasing pace of change surrounding tax policy and administrative developments worldwide can be a real challenge. Drawing on our experience of tax policy issues and insight from relationships with organisations such as the OECD, we have put together a series of Tax Policy Bulletins. Income deemed to be from a Zambian source is generally subject to Zambian income tax. Zambian residents are also subject to income tax on interest and dividends from a source outside Zambia. Personal income tax rates. The rates of income tax applicable to an individual for the charge year are as follows. from tax concessions (including corporate tax, withholding tax and import duty exemptions) granted by the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA), a body which promotes and facilitates trade and investment in Zambia. Taxpayers in these and other value adding sectors can further benefit from a reduced rate of corporate tax of 15% on non-traditional exports.

This ninth volume of the OECD Tax Policy Studies series reports on trends in the areas of tax revenues, the ‘tax mix’ and the taxation of labour, dividends, and personal and corporate income. It also looks at value added and environmental taxes. Zambia Income Tax. The Income tax Act (Chapter of the Laws of Zambia) is the legislation that governs Income tax in Zambia. Income tax is tax on profits made by Limited Companies, Partnerships and Self-Employed individuals as well as on emoluments earned by employees. These sales tax rates are also much lower than the rate advocated by proponents of the national retail sales tax. Only a few countries (Iceland, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, and Zimbabwe) have ever instituted retail sales taxes with rates in excess of 10 percent. Why can’t this sample measure be implemented in Zambia to boost the tax base? All you know is stifling employees! 6 Tax Expert J At am.