Implications of electronic transactions tax on digital rights

Electronic communications and transactions have been a convenient source of revenue for African governments looking to expand their tax base. 

In that context Zimbabwe becomes the latest African country to hike tax rates on electronic transactions. This comes after the Zimbabwean Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube hiked the tax on electronic transactions from 5 cents per transaction to 2 cents per every dollar transacted electronically. Read more in PDF below

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