Tanzania Revenue Authority - Taxpayer's rights

Dear Taxpayers,

We would like to remind you that, due date for filling and paying PAYE and other withholding taxes for the month of April 2017 is on or before 05/05/2017.

We appreciate for your prompt payment.

“File and pay your tax liability timely”

In case of any problem, please call 0800780078, 0800750075 or send us email on services@tra.go.tz

 

We will observe and respect among others, the following rights in ensuring that taxpayers fulfill their obligations.

       Impartial treatment

Taxpayer has a right to an impartial application of the tax laws when fulfilling his/her tax obligation, so as to enable the taxpayer pays the required amount of tax.

       Privacy and Confidentiality

Taxpayer has a right to privacy and confidentiality for private and business information supplied to TRA unless the law allows the exposure of such privacy and or confidentiality.

       Presumption of Honesty  

The taxpayer has a right to be presumed honest unless evidence to the contrary exists.

       Objection of Tax Assessment

Taxpayer has a right to object to an assessment or any other decision made by TRA to the extent of which that right is restricted by the law.        

       Tax incentives and Exemption under the Tax Laws

Taxpayers have the right to plan their tax affairs so as to obtain incentives and exemption allowed under the tax laws. TRA shall apply the tax laws in a consistent manner to all taxpayers. 

 

    

 

 

            

We will observe and respect among others, the following rights in ensuring that taxpayers fulfill their obligations.

 

8.1       Impartial treatment

 

Taxpayer has a right to an impartial application of the tax laws when fulfilling his/her tax obligation, so as to enable the taxpayer pays the required amount of tax.

 

8.2       Privacy and Confidentiality

 

Taxpayer has a right to privacy and confidentiality for private and business information supplied to TRA unless the law allows the exposure of such privacy and or confidentiality.

 

8.3       Presumption of Honesty  

 

The taxpayer has a right to be presumed honest unless evidence to the contrary exists.

 

8.4       Objection of Tax Assessment

 

Taxpayer has a right to object to an assessment or any other decision made by TRA to the extent of which that right is restricted by the law.

           

8.5       Tax incentives and Exemption under the Tax Laws

 

Taxpayers have the right to plan their tax affairs so as to obtain incentives and exemption allowed under the tax laws. TRA shall apply the tax laws in a consistent manner to all taxpayers. 

 

 

We will observe and respect among others, the following rights in ensuring that taxpayers fulfill their obligations.

 

8.1       Impartial treatment

 

Taxpayer has a right to an impartial application of the tax laws when fulfilling his/her tax obligation, so as to enable the taxpayer pays the required amount of tax.

 

8.2       Privacy and Confidentiality

 

Taxpayer has a right to privacy and confidentiality for private and business information supplied to TRA unless the law allows the exposure of such privacy and or confidentiality.

 

8.3       Presumption of Honesty  

 

The taxpayer has a right to be presumed honest unless evidence to the contrary exists.

 

8.4       Objection of Tax Assessment

 

Taxpayer has a right to object to an assessment or any other decision made by TRA to the extent of which that right is restricted by the law.

           

8.5       Tax incentives and Exemption under the Tax Laws

 

Taxpayers have the right to plan their tax affairs so as to obtain incentives and exemption allowed under the tax laws. TRA shall apply the tax laws in a consistent manner to all taxpayers.