TANESCO Invitations for Qualification (Wind, Coal, Solar)

TANESCO has published the following 3 Invitations for Qualification: TANESCO IFQ – Large Wind dated 18 September 2018 TANESCO IFQ – Coal dated 18 September 2018 TANESCO IFQ – Large Solar dated 18 September 2018 We have an extensive local energy and projects practice and can assist on any of these IFQs. Please contact us if you have any comments or … Read more

Saving Tanzania’s sailors

  VELMA Law is proud to have been of assistance with it’s pro bono work to set up, and continue to assist, Tanzania Sea Rescue with its legal and constitutional requirements. Hear more about Tanzania Sea Rescue on the BBC World News . “Being a fisherman can be a very dangerous profession. If you’re lucky, you live … Read more

Public Private Partnership (Amendment) Act 2018 – unsolicited proposals

The Public Private Partnership (Amendment) Act 2018 will permit (see section 15(2) PPP Act, as amended) exempt unsolicited proposals from competitive tendering in the following circumstances: the project shall be of priority to the Government at the particular time and broadly consistent with the government strategic objectives; the private proponent does not require Government guarantee or any … Read more

Tax Amnesty

TRA has issued a TRA Tax Amnesty Notice 11 July 2018 further to the Finance Act 2018. A taxpayer must submit form ITX207.01.E which is found on the TRA Website. Please contact us if you have any comments or questions, so we can advise you further.  

Budget Speech June 2018

Copy of Budget Speech 2018 by Minister for Finance and Planning for the estimate of government revenue and expenditure for 2018/19. This shall be debated in Parliament and a resultant Finance Act shall be enacted of the approved provisions.  NB not all the proposals are certain to make it through. Please contact us if you have any … Read more

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