Articles tagged 'import duty'

Zimra surpasses revenue collection target 6 September 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) surpassed its August revenue target of $267,6 million after collections for the month amounted to $307,9 million due to a surge in company tax, data from the agency shows. In its report for the month under review, Zimra said gross collections for...
Duty on NRZ spares scrapped 16 May 2017 HARARE - Government has scrapped duty on the importation of locomotive spares in a bid to revive the cash-strapped National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ). This comes as government recently waived import duty on air craft spares, a development which indicates that government may be moving to resus...
Tich Mataz convicted 22 March 2017 HARARE - Radio and TV personality Tichafa Matambanadzo — popularly known as Tich Mataz — was yesterday convicted of import duty evasion and smuggling clothes. He was fined $300 or serve two months in prison. The 48-year-old was facing charges of contravening Section 182 of the Excise and Co...
Zimra bungled: Tich Mataz 21 March 2017 HARARE - Radio and television personality Tichafa Matambanadzo — popularly known as Tich Mataz — yesterday claimed that Zimra bungled in calculating his duty bill, arguing the tax collector included his personal worn suits he had carried.  The flamboyant 48-year-old is accused of under-declari...
'Tich Mataz has case to answer' 16 March 2017 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday ruled that popular television and radio personality Tichafa Matambanadzo had a case to answer as he dismissed an application filed for discharge at the close of his tax evasion case. Matambanadzo is being charged with contravening Section 182 of the Excis...
Tich Mataz under-declared goods: Zimra 15 March 2017 HARARE - Tichafa Matambanadzo's tax evasion case rages on with a Zimra official testifying yesterday that the prominent radio personality — popularly known as Tich Mataz —under-declared his merchandise upon entry at the Harare International Airport from China. Matambanadzo is standing trial fo...
Tich Mataz up for smuggling clothes 10 February 2017 HARARE - Radio and TV personality Tichafa Augustine Matambanadzo — popularly known as Tich Mataz — was yesterday dragged before the courts for allegedly smuggling clothes and evading $500 duty. The 48-year-old —accused of contravening Section 182 of the Excise and Control Act — appeared before...
Chinamasa gets a gift for scrapping duty on sanitary ware 5 February 2017 HARARE - Outspoken opposition MP Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga has presented a totem branded T-shirt as a gift to Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa for making sanitary wear affordable. It is, perhaps, the most visible symbol of the thawing relations between the two, and a bizarre gift prese...
Mugabe's dairy gets duty-free import quota 9 January 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's dairy business — Alpha Omega Dairy (Private) Limited — is among 20 companies that have been granted approval to import milk powder duty-free. The provision was gazetted on Friday under Statutory Instrument 159 of 2016. The Government Gazette stated that Fi...
Govt clamps down on foreign-registered cars 7 January 2017 HARARE - Government has drastically cut the duration of stay for foreign-registered vehicles temporarily imported into Zimbabwe by visitors and residents living abroad following abuse of the facility by local car dealers. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said government reduced the maximum p...
Zimra hikes import duty on second-hand vehicles 7 November 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe will experience a hike in prices of second-hand motor vehicle imports following the effective adoption of a new duty regime starting this month. Government gazetted the reviewed rates under statutory instrument number 148 of 2014 after Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa indic...
ZNCC interrogates new import duty impact 5 November 2014 HARARE - Business and industry –— through the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) — have launched a survey to ascertain the impact of the recently imposed import duty regime. ZNCC will get technical assistance from the International Trade Centre in conducting the study, funded by the ...
Zinara to de-register unlicensed vehicles 4 November 2014 HARARE - All vehicles that have not been licensed for a period exceeding two years will be de-registered from the Central Vehicle Registry (CVR) database, government has said. Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) and the CVR, in a joint statement issued yesterd...