Research and Policy Advocacy

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Represent and protect the interest of employers. 

  • Gaps on Labour Laws
  • Skills and Development Levy ( SDL)
  • Multiplicity of regulatory agencies and regulations
  • Social Security Issues
  • Multiplicity of Taxes, Charges and Fees
  • Skills Development
  • Minimum Wages
  • Labour Productivity
  • Taxes on Salaries
  • Work/ Residents Permits

Policy advocacy achievements

  1. Reduction of OSHA Levy from TZS 2,000,000 to TZS 1,000,000 imposed on Salt producers and abolishment Registration fee for Salt mining centre;
  2. Reduction of the Corporate Income Tax rate from 30% to 20% for new investors in the Pharmaceutical and Leather industries for five years starting from year 2018/19 up to 2022/23.
  3. Reduction of tax on salaries (Pay as You Earn-PAYE) from 11 percent to 9 percent in year 2016. This puts employers at a good position when negotiating salaries with their prospective employees.
  4. Reduction of Skills and Development Levy (SDL) from 6 percent to 4.5 percent, there are ongoing advocacy efforts aimed at lowering the levy down to 2 percent.

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