Articles tagged 'duty'

Lifting of duty on sanitary wear hailed 30 November 2018 HARARE - Finance minister Mthuli Ncube's move to scrap duty on sanitary wear has been hailed by campaigners who say it will cushion more women and girls urging the government to extend the waiver beyond 12 months. Activists say removing the duty on pads tackles one of the biggest barriers to...
Zimra clarifies on dutiable goods 27 November 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has clarified on guidelines used in the clearance of the designated foreign currency dutiable goods and specified requirements needed to get an exemption approval. This comes after the ministry of Finance and Economic development invoked the Cust...
'Customs clearing goods in US dollars will lead to price hikes' 24 November 2018 HARARE - Payment of duty in US dollars is now necessary to get your parcel into Zimbabwe. Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli Ncube has said the following goods must go through Customs to be cleared in US dollars, regardless if you are a first-time importer or business regular. ...
Masenda pleads for Mighty Warriors 2 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (Zoc) president Admire Masenda has pleaded with the ministry of Finance to waive duty on mobile phones given to the Mighty Warriors at the 2016 Rio Olympics Games. Speaking in his first interview after he was re-elected for a third term to lead Zoc at the we...
Govt reviews tourism imports exemptions 14 May 2014 HARARE - Government is reviewing statutory instruments exempting tourism-related imports from paying customs duty. Tourism minister Walter Mzembi said the intention was to include other goods imported by tourism players in the duty exemption bracket. He said the review would see the inclusi...
Govt suspends duty on Zesa equipment 16 November 2013 HARARE - Government has suspended duty on Zesa equipment, in a move that could help the State parastatal import spares. A Government Gazette published yesterday stated that Patrick Chinamasa, the minister of Finance, has in terms of section 235 of the Customs and Excise Act, rescinded duty on ...