GROW YOUR BUSINESS IN TANZANIA

Have an enterprise level payroll department and a HRMS with Employee Self-Service at a per employee cost

Where to Find us

41 ZANAKI STREET
OSMAN TOWERS
DAR ES SALAAM
TANZANIA

​Praxima Services Includes

  • Full Payroll Outsourcing
     

  • Hybrid Payroll Outsource
     

  • International Payment Management
     

  • Local Filing
     

  • Social Security Filing
     

  • Interact with Local Authorities
     

  • Human Resources Management System
     

  • Integration with all Accounting and Third Party

    Software

Benefits of outsourcing to Praxima

Local Tax Compliance

Secure Data Transferring

Responsive Administrators

Increase Productivity

Industry Experts

Running Your Payroll

Focus on Your

Core Business

Outsource your Tanzanian payroll to Praxima

Payroll in Tanzania

Individuals resident in Tanzania, other than short-term residents are taxed on their worldwide income.  Short-term and non-residents are taxed on their income derived from a Tanzanian source.  Personal services have a Tanzanian source if the services are performed in Tanzania or outside of Tanzania if the employer of the government of Tanzania.

TAX RATES  |  2018 / 2019

 

Taxable income in Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)

  • 0 – 170 000                     0% 

  • 170 001 – 360 000         9%

  • 360 001 – 540 000         17 100 + 20% of the
                                               excess over 360 00

  • 540 001 – 720 000         53 100 + 25% of the
                                               excess over 540 000

  • Above 720 000                98 100 + 30% of the

                                                  excess over 720 000

STATUTORY FILING  |  2018 / 2019

A tax year in Tanzania is a calendar year.  By the 31st of March of each year an estimated income tax return along with payment of the first installment for self-assessed income tax becomes due.  Additional installments of income tax becomes due by 30 June, 30 September and 31 December.  On 30 June of the following year, a final return and payment of income tax becomes due.  Withholding taxes must be paid within the first seven days of the following month.  

STATUTORY FILING  |  2018 / 2019

The employer and employee are obligated to contribute 10% each of the employees’ gross salary to any of the approved retirement funds.  A similar contribution rates apply to other schemes such as the Parastatal Pension Funds (PPF), however in the latter the employer contributes 15% and the employee 5%.   A Skills and Development Levy is payable by the employer at a rate of 4.5% of the employee’s remuneration.  

 

Since the beginning of July 2017 the following education institutions have been exempted from paying skills and development levy:

  1. Nursery, primary and secondary schools

  2. Vocational, educational and training schools

  3. Universities and higher education institutions.  

The employers are also to pay an additional 0.5% or 1% of the total remuneration for public and private employers, respectively, to the Workers Compensation Fund.  

Tax Residents

An individual will be considered a resident for tax purposes if he/she has a permanent place of dwelling in Senegal, or his/her center of interest is located in Senegal, or lastly, if the individual is present in the country for more than 183 days over any 365-day period.  Residents are taxed on their worldwide income while non-residents will only be taxed on their Senegal-source income.  

Taxable Income

 

All sources of income, such as wages, salaries, commercial or non-commercial activities and proceeds from agricultural are considered taxable income.  Benefits-in-kind are taxable in accordance with the sales published by the tax administrator or in accordance with their fair market value.   

 

Exempt Income

Diplomats and foreign consular agents will be exempt from tax on their income earned while exercising their diplomatic or consular functions, if their countries provides the same benefits to Senegal diplomatic and consular staff present.  

Your HRMS is Standard 

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Employee Self-service

Payslip and tax certificate retrieval. Updating of personal particulars. Leave request and balance enquiries

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Records

Employee documents folder. Training records. Heath & Safety records. Disiplinary records. Qualifications, resume and hiring records.

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Work Flow

Workflow with different approval levels. Full work flow functionality for leave requests, expense and time-sheets

PAYMENTS, REPORTING & FILING

  • Direct payment into employee bank accounts. Emailed password protected pay slips.

  • Payment of taxes, benefit providers and other creditors.

  • Filing of returns to the authorities.

  • Generation and filing of statutory reports.

  • General ledger and 100's of customisable reports.

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Tel: 010 035 1050 (+27)
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E-mail:  jhb@praxima.com

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