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Tax Calendar 2016 for Tanzania

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The calendar below (updated July 2016) is to help remind taxpayers and stakeholders of the important dates of filing tax returns, making tax payments and other important events. This calendar should help in planning your tax affairs.

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Dates Issue/Event
Thursday, 7 January Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax
Tuesday, 26 January World Customs Day
Friday, 29  January Due date  to submit the December  2015  VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Friday, 5 February Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under Income Tax
Monday, 29  February Due date  to submit the January  VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Monday, 7 March Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax
Thursday, 31 March Due date  to submit the February  VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Thursday, 31 March Income Tax installment payers :

Due date for payment of 1st installment of estimated tax  for  2016  year of income for taxpayers  whose accounting period ends in December 2016

Due date for payment of 4th installment of estimated tax  for 2015 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in March 2016

Due date for payment of 3rd installment of estimated tax  for 2016  year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in June 2016

Due date for payment of 2nd installment of estimated tax  for 2016 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in September 2016

 

Thursday, 31 March Final return and payment of self-assessed tax

Due date for submitting the final return for the  year of income of 2015  for taxpayers whose accounting period ended in September 2015

Wednesday, 6 April Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax
Friday, 29  April Due date  to submit the March VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Friday, 6 May Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax
Tuesday, 31  May Due date  to submit the April VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Tuesday, 7  June Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax
Sunday, 26 June World illicit drugs Day
Thursday, 30 June Installment payers :

Due date for payment of 2nd  Installment of estimated tax  for  2016  year of income for taxpayers  whose accounting period ends in December 2016

Due date for payment of 3rd  installment of estimated tax  for 2016  year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in September  2016

Due date for payment of 4th  installment of estimated tax  for 2016 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in June 2016

Due date for payment of 1st  installment of estimated tax  for 2017  year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in  March 2017

 

Thursday, 30 June Final return of income and payment of self-assessed tax

Due date for submitting the final return   of income for  2015  for taxpayers whose accounting period ended in December 2015

Thursday, 30 June Due date  to submit the May VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Friday,1 July Marking the 20th Anniversary of TRA
Wednesday, 6  July Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax
Friday, 29  July Due date  to submit the June VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Friday, 5 August Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax
Saturday, 20 August Due date  to submit the July  VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Wednesday, 7 September Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax
Tuesday, 20 September Due date  to submit the August VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Friday, 30 September Installment payers :

Due date for payment of 3rd   installment of estimated tax  for  2015 year of income for taxpayers  whose accounting period ends in December 2015

Due date for payment of 4th  installment of estimated tax  for 2016 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in September  2016

Due date for payment of 1st  installment of estimated tax  for 2017 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in June 2017

Due date for payment of 2nd  installment of estimated tax  for 2017  year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in  March 2017

Friday, 30 September Final return of income and payment of self-assessed tax

Due date for submitting the final return for the  year of income of 2016  for taxpayers whose accounting period ended in  March 2016

Friday, 7 October Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under Income Tax
Thursday, 20  October Due date  to submit the September  VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Monday, 7 November Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax
Sunday, 20 November Due date  to submit the October  VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Wednesday, 7 December Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax
Tuesday, 20 December Due date  to submit the November VAT Return and pay tax as per return
Friday, 30  December Installment payers :

Due date for payment of 4th    installment of estimated tax  for  2016 year of income for taxpayers  whose accounting period ends in December 2016

Due date for payment of 1st  installment of estimated tax  for 2017 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in September  2017

Due date for payment of 2nd   installment of estimated tax  for 2017 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in June 2017

Due date for payment of 3rd  installment of estimated tax  for 2017 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in  March 2017

Friday, 30 December Final return of income and payment of self-assessed tax

Due date for submitting the final return for the  year of income of 2015  for taxpayers whose accounting period ended in  June 2015

January – December Pay   your annual motor vehicle license  and driver’s license fees whenever they  fall due

 

NOTE: All taxpayers are advised to pay their taxes before the due dates to avoid unnecessary queues in TRA offices and banks. And in case the due date falls in the public holiday taxpayers should pay their taxes before.

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