A Snapshot of Tax Dispute Settlement Processes in Tanzania
Benjamin Franklin once asserted that “nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. This statement is relevant to date. Meaning, as a person will undoubtedly die so she/he will certainly have to pay taxes. In the course of taxing and tax administration, tax disputes between taxpayers and the tax authorities are inevitable. This is so because of the competing interests between the tax authorities, who aim at ensuring taxpayers, duly comply with the laws (in letter and in spirit) and taxpayers, who look for opportunities to minimize the tax liability. This tax alert provides a synopsis of how to manage tax disputes in Tanzania….