6 African Nations You Didn’t Know Were Tax Havens

Written by Lillian Mutiso

Most sub-Saharan African countries have poorly detailed tax legislation and interpretation of their tax guidelines is sometimes ambiguous. But a few countries have managed to position themselves as tax havens for foreigners.

Mauritius and Seychelles are among the most prominent. Foreign individuals or businesses are taxed at low rates. Some tax havens help people to legally hide money with little or no government oversight from their home countries. If there are records of transactions, these may not be available to other governments or tax agencies.

Here are some other African countries that have achieved tax-haven status but are somewhat under the radar.

Sources; The Guardian, The Atlantic, USA TODAY, BUSINESS TECH, The Africa ReportTunisia Live, Business Weekly