07 April 2020 – Government announces freeze on business tax collection for three months

Type of Intervention: Financial Support
Sectors Involved: Businesses
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Fiscal policy
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Minister’s Director of Cabinet to the Prime Minister, responsible for the Budget and the State Portfolio, Adama Sall

Overview: The government of the Ivory Coast announces suspensions, exemptions and deductions from taxes and duties over 3 months. These are suspensions of controls by tax and customs services, total and partial exemptions and deductions for the next three months in several sectors, in order to support them in the fight against Coronavirus (Hostelleries, restaurants, transport etc.). Bank loans contracted by the health sector and import of equipment relating to the health sector (inputs) are exempt during the period of the pandemic.
Full details here: https://aip.ci/cote-divoire-aip-covid-19-le-paiement-de-la-patente-et-de-differents-types-dimpots-suspendus-pour-trois-mois-ministre-du-budget/

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