Taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue reached 44.1 % in 2016 in Tanzania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 16.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue in Tanzania reached an all time high of 44.1 % in 2016 and an all time low of 29.5 % in 2011. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue in Mozambique amounted to 37.0 %, 47.2 % in Uganda and 27.9 % in Zambia in 2016.
Tanzania has been ranked 25th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue.
Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on the extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.