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Chad: Tax developments in response to COVID-19

General Information

This page offers an overview of tax developments being reported globally by KPMG member firms in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The content will be updated regularly. However, due to the fast-moving pace of change, it may not always reflect the most current developments in a given jurisdiction. Please refer to the date of accuracy and refer to the relevant links, under additional information, for original source information.

Date accurate as of: 24 June 2020

The authorities have decided on a package of fiscal measures to help businesses weather the shock:

  • For SMEs, the authorities will, among other things, reduce by 50 percent the business license fees and the presumptive tax for 2020.
  • Tax breaks such as carryforward losses and delays in tax payments will also be examined on a case-by-case basis.
  • Clearance of domestic arears of about CFAF 110 billion owed to suppliers.
  • A subsidy planned to the agricultural sector (0.3 percent of non-oil GDP).
  • The simplification of the import process for food and necessity items, including health equipment, and tax exemptions for these items.