Tax In Ethiopia

In Ethiopia a company, based on its activities may be required to pat the following taxes. The principal taxes currently in place are Company Profit Tax, Turn Over Tax/Value-Added Tax (VAT), Excise Tax, Customs Duty, Income Tax from Employment and income tax from business. Here is the summary.

Principal Taxes

Tax rate

Corporate income tax


Turnover Tax (TOT)

2% and 10%

Excise tax

10% up to 100%

Customs duties

0% up to 35%

Income tax from Employment

0% up to 35%

Export tax


With holding taxes

2 %

Value added tax


Tax treaties

Ethiopia has concluded tax treaties with a number of countries and is also ready to conclude similar treaties with other countries for the purpose of a voidance of double taxation.

Patents and Trademarks

Regulations for the registration of patents and trademarks exist in Ethiopia.

Any pertinent information about investment in Ethiopia, tax in Ethiopia, can be available from an Ethiopian Investment Lawyer, Ethiopian Tax lawyer, Ethiopian, Ethiopian Employment Layer, Ethiopian Labour Relationships Lawyer, Ethiopian Immigration lawyer.

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