Corporate - Tax credits and incentives

Last reviewed - 12 February 2021

To encourage investment in Botswana, extra tax relief on revenue or capital accounts will be granted for specific business development projects if the government is satisfied that such projects are beneficial to Botswana.

Foreign tax credit

A credit for the foreign WHT payable is permitted under domestic law. The credit, which is offset against the tax charged in Botswana, shall be the lessor of (i) the tax payable in the foreign country or (ii) the tax charged under the Botswana Income Tax Act on such amount.