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Ethiopia COVID-19 Economic Response Plan — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

The Ethiopian government reportedly announced on 27 March 2020 its economic response plan for COVID-19. With respect to taxes, the plan includes an exemption from import duties and other taxes on equipment and goods used for the prevention and containment of COVID-19 and importers of such equipment and goods will be given priority access for foreign currency. Further, the Ministry of Revenue will work to expedite the refund of VAT in order to improve business cash flow.