Angola - The Implementation of VAT in Angola
- C. Lobo; D. Bobos-Radu
- International VAT Monitor, 2018 (Volume 29), No 5
- 4 September 2018
Following the winds of change of the new presidency and the IMF’s recommendations, Angola is the last country in the Southern African Development Community to implement a VAT system. The main objective behind this new tax is a diversification of the country’s revenue with a view to achieve macroeconomic stability. In this article, the authors summarize the main features of the new Angolan VAT system and highlight the challenges faced by its implementation.