On September 28, 2020, while addressing the Nation in the Covid-19 Conference, the President directed the National Treasury to relook at the tax reliefs enacted earlier this year in a bid to cushion the public from the adverse effects of COVID-19.

The National Treasury and Planning issued a Press Statement on Wednesday, 18th November 2020, indicating that effective 1 January 2021:

  • the Value Added Tax rate will revert to 16% from 14%;
  • the top band rate Pay-As-You-Earn will revert to 30% from 25%; and
  • the corporation tax for resident companies will revert to 30% from 25%.

Read more in our tax alert.

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