There are various tax incentives put in place to stimulate investment in Senegal. These are as follows:
- custom duty exemptions (three years)
- VAT suspension (three years)
- Tax credits of 40% eligible investment deductible within five years50% taxable profit
- The corporate tax rate is 15%
- Exemption from customs duties and duty stamps on utilitarian vehicles and tourism vehicles and means of transportation clearly intended for production
- Exemption from taxes based on salaries paid by companies
- Exemption from all registration and stamp duties when registering a company and modifying its
- Exemption from patent fee, property tax on constructed and unconstructed property, and from the license fee
- Exemption from the taxes on Income for Stocks and Shares drawn by the firm on the dividends distributed.
- 50% of current year cost of investment
- 50% of current year taxable profit.
- Taxpayers may deduct 30% of amounts actually invested from tax due but the reduction will be limited to 25 % of the amount of tax assessed on the taxable profits of the financial year during which the investments were paid. Where, as a result of this limit, that total of 30% cannot be deducted, the balance may be carried forward to subsequent years.