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Compliance Calendar - Tanzania

(Secretarial, Taxation, Social Security, HR / Labour)

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Jyant Kohli
Jyant Kohli

Published on: May 4, 2021

Kailas K. Bhattbhatt
Kailas K. Bhattbhatt

Updated on: Feb 14, 2024

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OBJECTIVE

This is an effort from our Lawrbit’s Regulatory team to provide a handy guide for all Compliance Officers, CFOs, and Company Secretaries, to have a holistic view of compliance filing dates across various applicable laws. It covers major laws across Taxation, Exchange Control, Social Security and HR providing dates specified by various Regulatory Authority.

Our endeavour will be to continue adding more la in our Compliance Calendar & update it a at regular frequency. You must check our website frequently to look for the updated versions of the calendar.

TANZANIA REVENUE AUTHORITY

S. NO PARTICULAR COMPLIANCE DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY FILING DATES
INCOME TAX ACT, 2019 (https://t.ly/KYq8)
1 Form - Statements and Payments of Taxes withheld for other Payments Payment of Withheld Tax Monthly Within 7 days after the end of each Calendar Month
2 Form - Withholding Tax Statement Monthly Filing of Statement of Tax withheld Monthly Within Seven Days of the Month Following the Month to Which the Tax Relates
3 Form - Withholding Tax Certificate Monthly Preparation and Serving of Withholding Certificate Monthly Within Thirty Days after the End of every Month
4 Form/Formats Payment of Quarterly Income Tax Instalment in Case of Calendar Year Quarterly On or Before the Last Day of the Third, Sixth, Ninth and Twelfth months of the year of income
5 Form - Return of Income for Entity Filing of Annual Return of Income in Case of Calendar Year Annually Not later than six months after the end of each year of income
6 Form - Withholding Tax Certificate Annual Preparation and Serving of Withholding Certificate Annually By 30th January after the end of the year
7 Form - Statement of Estimate or Revised Estimate by Entity Filing of Annual Statement of Estimated Tax Payable for Resident Installment Payer Annually By the end of September of every year of income
8 Form No 3 (Income Tax Electronic Services Return) Filing Return and Payment of Tax by Non-Resident Provider of Electronic Service Monthly On or Before the Seventh Day of the Month Following the Month to which such payment relates
9 Form - Extension for Filing of Return of Income Application for the Extension of Time to file Income Tax Return for Calendar Year Annually Fifteen Days Before the Due Date for Filing the Return
10 Form – Extension of Filing of Return of Income Application for the Extension of Time to file Income Tax Return for a Year other than Calendar Year Annually Not Less than 15 days before the due date for filing the return for a year
VALUE ADDED TAX ACT, 2019 (https://t.ly/KYq8)
11 Form - VAT Monthly Return Declaration of Details Filing of Value Added Tax Return by Registered Person Monthly 20th day of a month after the end of the Previous Tax Period Month
12 Form - VAT Electronic Service Return Filing and Payment of Value Added Tax of Non Resident Person Monthly On or before the seventh day of the month following the month to which the return relates
TAX ADMINISTRATION ACT, 2019 (https://t.ly/KYq8)
13 Form/Formats Monthly Submission of Stock Movement Ledger Monthly Not later than seventh day of the following month
14 Form ITX284.01.E (Monthly Return For Storage Facility) Monthly Reporting of Stored Goods Monthly Within Fifteen days after the end of each calendar month period

HUMAN RESOURCE

S. NO PARTICULAR COMPLIANCE DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY FILING DATES
WORKER’S COMPENSATION ACT, 2015 (https://www.wcf.go.tz/)
15 Form - WCR-3 Employers to Furnish Annual Returns of Earnings Annually 31st March every year
16 Form - WCP-1 Payment of Contribution Towards Fund by the Employer Monthly On or before last day of the month for the preceding month
EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR RELATIONS ACT (https://www.kazi.go.tz/)
17 Form/Formats Submission of Annual Statement by Registered Organisations and Federations Annually On or before March 31st every year
18 Form/Formats Submission of Financial Statements and Auditor's Report Annually By 31 March of the following year

SOCIAL SECURITY

S. NO PARTICULAR COMPLIANCE DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY FILING DATES
THE NATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY FUND ACT, 2018 (https://employer-portal.nssf.go.tz/index.php/auth/login)
19 Form - Statutory Contribution Statutory Contribution by Contributing Employer Monthly Within one month after the end of every month

BANK OF TANZANIA

S. NO PARTICULAR COMPLIANCE DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY FILING DATES
FOREIGN EXCHANGE ACT, 1992 (https://www.bot.go.tz/)
20 Form/Formats Payment of Annual Fee for Operating Branch Annually On or Before 31st December
21 Form/Formats Submission of Audited Financial Statements Annually On or Before 31st March

CORPORATE

S. NO PARTICULAR COMPLIANCE DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY FILING DATES
COMPANIES ACT, 2002 (https://ors.brela.go.tz/um/login)
22 Form No 128 (Annual Return of a Company Filing of Annual Return where Return Date is different from Anniversary Date Annually Within 28 days of the return date, which is the anniversary of that date when the last return was filed
23 Form No 128 (Annual Return of a Company Filing of Annual Return where Return Date is Anniversary Date Annually Within 28 days of the return date, which is the anniversary of the company’s incorporation
24 Form for Annual Account by Foreign Company Submission of Annual Accounts by Foreign Company Annually Within 3 months from the date when such accounts are made out

Disclaimer: As filing dates are often changed by the authorities, one should check recent notifications before relying on the dates. To know the latest filing dates, you should regularly check recent Regulatory Updates for India on our website and also Subscribe to our Free Weekly Regulatory update newsletter.

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