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Joseph Lyimo

Joseph Lyimo

PriceWaterhouseCoopers


He holds a masters degree (MA  in Revenue Law and  Administration) from  the  University of Dar es salaam (offered in collaboration with Tanzania Institute of Taxation and  MUNSTER University of German ) and a Bachelor degree in Law (LLB Honours) from the  University of Dar es Salaam. He is registered as an Advocate and Commissioner for Oaths - High Court of Tanzania and with the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) as a tax consultant.

He has worked with PwC from 2001 (coming straight from university). Most of the years have been with PwC in Tanzania. He has principally specialised in Indirect taxes (though with a very strong understanding of other taxes and various aspects of company law and administration). He spent two years on secondment to PwC New Zealand (2006–2008) where he worked with the VAT (GST) practice in the Auckland office.

Jospeh currently the partner in charge of the Indirect Taxes and Company Administration (Secretarial) Services departments that includes Immigration Services for PwC Tanzania.

He participated in advocating for positive changes of business laws to encourage trade development in Tanzania. These have included writing up several articles published in the newspapers in relation to different legislative amendments as they relate to mining, telecoms and general taxation for various sectors in Tanzania. In addition, he has made various presentations to the government authorities (TRA, Ministry of Finance) and to the parliamentarians (parliamentary committees) on tax issues and adoption of best tax practices.

Jospeh has attended several board meetings as a company secretary and advised on several business related matters. He has a very good understanding of business operations in Tanzania and the business climate in general. In the process of doing his work, he has made several useful connections for business purposes.

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