Corporate - Taxes on corporate income

Last reviewed - 04 April 2023

In general, the Moroccan Tax Code considers that all revenues and capital gains generated in Morocco are subject to Moroccan taxation.

Companies are taxed on the difference between their trading income and expenditure. Business expenses incurred in the operation of the business are generally deductible unless specifically excluded.

The CIT rates applicable for FY 2023 are as follows:

Taxable income (MAD) CIT rate (%)
From To
0 300,000 12,5%
300,001 1,000,000 20%
1,000,001 Lower than 100,000,000 28,25%
100,000,000 or more 32%

Specific cases

As for companies carrying out industrial activities, CIT rates applicable for FY 2023 are as follows:

Taxable income (MAD) CIT rate (%)
From To
0 100,000,000 24,5%
100,000,000 or more 32%

The rate of 20% is applicable to:

  • Companies with "CFC" status
  • Companies operating in Industrial Acceleration Zones (ZAI).
  • Companies created as from January 1st, 2023, and which commit to the framework of an agreement signed with the state to invest 1.5 billion mad in tangible assets and maintain it for 10 years (with the exception of public establishments and companies and their subsidiaries).

For credit institutions and similar organizations, Bank Al Maghrib, CDG and insurance and reinsurance companies, CIT rate will progressively evolve, from 2023 to 2026 to reach 40% in 2026.

Minimum contribution

CIT cannot be lower than a minimum contribution of 0.25% for all companies regardless of the reported current result and 0.15% for operations carried out by commercial companies for sales of petroleum products, gas, butter, oil, sugar, flour, water, electricity, and medicines.

These measures are applicable for fiscal years beginning on or after 1 January 2023.

The minimum contribution is not due during the first 36 months following the beginning of activities.

Local income taxes

There are no provincial or local taxes levied on income in Morocco.