Tanzania VAT announcement

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Latest News, News

Important:  Tanzania VAT announcement

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjarohe Tanzanian Government passed a bill in parliament, which removes VAT exemptions that are extended to the tourism industry. The new VAT bill is effective from

The new VAT bill is effective from 01 July 2016.

The previously exempted services include tourist guiding, game drives, water safaris, animal or bird watching, park fees, charter services and ground transport. In terms of the new regulations, these services will now be subject to an 18% VAT charge, resulting in increased rates for all lodge and ground-handling services.

Tanzania park fees (inclusive of VAT) will be as follows:

Tarangire:             $53 per adult & $18 per child

Lake Manyara:     $53 per adult & $18 per child

Ngorongoro:         $71 per adult & $24 per child

Serengeti:              $71 per adult & $24 per child

Please make sure to contact your travel agent of travel planner to make sure your safari payments are up to date.

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