Corporate Income Tax
Corporate Income Tax (IRPC) is a direct tax on income obtained during the taxation period by liable entities in the terms of the present Code. The current corporate tax rates are as follows:
- The standard rate of Corporate Income Tax is 32%.
- Agriculture activity, including stock-raising, benefits from a rate of 10% until 31 December 2010.
Individual Earned Income Tax (IRPS)
The Personal Income Tax (IRPS) is a direct tax on total annual income and the tax rate varies according to income and the number of dependents.
Value Added Tax (VAT)
VAT is fixed at 17% of the value of imported goods, transactions in goods and services carried out within Mozambique.
Employers must pay a social security tax assessed at 7% of the employee’s wages. Of this, 3% is deductible from the employee’s wages while the remaining 4% is a cost to the employer.