Investment incentives in Togo

The following are the tax and investment incentives in Togo:

  • Exemption from all customs duties and taxes while importing machinery equipment, raw materials, office supplies, and while exporting goods manufactured within the free zone as well.
  • 10 year exemption from VAT on goods and services earmarked for the setting up and operation of the companies
  • 5% duty on taxable profit during the first five years of operation
  • Preferential tariffs are granted to free zone companies on the provisions of public utilities (telephone, water, power supply and port services)
  • Reduced flat rate of 2% payroll tax for the lifetime of the company (as against 7% regular rate).
  • 10% taxable profit from the 6th year to the 10th year
  • 15% taxable profit from the 11th to the 20th year and Ordinary law shall apply as from the 21st year on (regular rate of 30%).
  • 5% tax from the 2nd to the 5th year of operation
  • 10% tax from the 6th to the 10th year
  • 15% tax from the 11th to the 20th year and Ordinary law shall apply as from the 21st year on.

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