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Obtain tax Identification number (TIN)  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business licence  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 3 expand_more expand_less

Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) (x 7)
Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Tax Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
Estimate of tax payable
Business license

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Estimate of tax payable by installments form
TIN application form (x 2)
Notarized lease agreement (x 2)
Business license application form
Certificate of compliance (BRELA) (x 2)
Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Certificate (x 2)
Valid Tax clearance certificate (x 2)
Power of attorney
Control number (Brela)
Bank slip (CRDB)
Bank slip (stanchart)
Business license application form
Business license application form
Memorandum and Articles of Association or charter or statutes
Lease agreement
Brela receipt
Payment Receipt (Facilitation payment)

Estimated cost TZS  340,000

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TZS expand_more expand_less
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This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

TZS 300,000
Business licence for commission agent
TZS 40,000 -
10 %
Of business license application fee
400,000 mode_edit

Total Duration 3d 1/2 - 4d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 3d 1/2 4d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 35mn 1h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 25mn 1h. 10mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 3d 4d

Laws 5 expand_more expand_less

Business Licensing Act No 25 of 1972 Business Licencing Act No 25 of 1972
  Sections 3, 4, 11 ,  articles 11, 12, 14, 17, s. 8, ss. 3
Business licencing fees Business licencing fees
Income tax act 2008, Revised edition Income tax act 2008, Revised edition
  Article s. 133
Subsidiary legislation of the Tanzania Investment  Act 1997 Subsidiary legislation of the Tanzania Investment Act 1997 The registration fees are decided by the board of the TIC
  Sections 32, 34
Tanzania Investment Act 1997 Tanzania Investment Act 1997
  Section  13
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