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Investors investing in Free Economic Zones are granted the following tax incentives:-

  • 10 year Corporate Tax Holiday and 25% tax rate for the subsequent ten years.
  • 10 year withholding tax holiday on dividends to non residents.
  •  Duty and VAT Exemption on raw materials, machinery, equipment and other inputs.
  •  Stamp Duty Exemption
  • 100% investment deduction on capital expenditure within 20 years.
  • Exemption from Tax on dividend for ten years.
  • Duty and Tax free Import of goods from domestic area permissible.
  • Duty Free import of raw materials for construction of factory buildings.
  • Duty free export of goods produced.
  • Exemption of income Tax on interest on borrowed capital.
  • Exemption from payment of all taxes and levies imposed by local government authorities for gods and services produced in Free Economic Zones.
  • On site custom inspection of goods in lieu of off-port inspection.


Investors investing in Free Zones are granted the following tax incentives:

  • Exemption from any tax on all goods destined for re-export.
  • Exemption from local taxes on all goods produced in Freeport for export
  • Exemption from payment of corporate tax for the first 20 years.
  • No limit to the durations that goods may be stored to Freeport Zones.
  • 100% retention of all profits.
  • 100% foreign ownership allowed.
  •  Free repatriation of profit.

 NB: 20% of turnover is allowed for sale at the local market and is subject to the payment of all taxes.

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