Tanzania Revenue Authority


The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) started to operate in 1996 as a government agency, charged with the responsibility of administration of all Central Government taxes.

Our mission is ‘to be an effective and efficient tax administration which promotes voluntary tax compliance by providing high quality customer service with fairness and integrity through competent and motivated staff’.

The main focus of TRA is to ensure that proper tax assessments and collections are done timely, fairly and judiciously.

TRA is an investment promoting hub administering tax incentives available in different sectors including Agriculture, Agro-based industries, Mining, Tourism, Petroleum, Gas and Economic infrastructure such as roads, railways, air and sea transport, port facilities, telecommunication, Banking and Insurance. TRA facilitates trade through modernised customs processes.

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