CURRENT UNCERTAINTY IN VIEW OF THE POLITICAL TRANSITION At this time CTPD places an emphasis on mourning the death of our Republican president, HEMCS. Following this period of mourning, CTPD feels confident that leaders of all political parties will make considered decisions as they prepare for...

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Zambia Said to Mull Replacing Mine Tax With Higher Royalties
Zambia, Africa’s second-biggest copper producer, is considering raising its mineral-royalty rate and removing corporate tax for mining companies, a person with knowledge of the matter said. The government may increase the 6 percent royalty rate charged on sales as it would be simpler to administer...

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GOVT URGED TO INCORPORATE INFORMAL SECTOR IN TAX INCENTIVES
The Southern Africa Cross Border Traders Association-Zambia has called for broader attention to political incentives and institutional factors if the informal sector is to be successfully incorporated in the tax regime. Speaking at a public dialogue meeting on Tax Incentives last Wednesday,...

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