Taxation of Microfinance Institutions

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Taxation of Microfinance Institutions
BCD OCANSEY, Manager, Ghana, Member
I have been thinking about whether microfinance enterprises - i.e. companies and business organisations that give small loans to the poor to finance their businesses - should pay tax. Why should they pay or not pay tax? If they should, how much tax should they pay? Should they be given any tax incentives?
I'd like some members to share experiences in other countries. Thank you......Sign up

Mincrofinance Institutions (MFI) Should not Be Taxed
Charles Tanyi, Student (Other), Cameroon, Member
In Cameroon they are taxed. Indeed, it is the poor who are being taxed, because the taxes are incurred by clients when they pay for the service the MF...Sign up

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