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Starting a business in Tanzania

Legal Forms of Companies

Limited Liability Company
Number of partners: 2 directors and 2 shareholders
Capital (max/min): TZS 20,000
Shareholders and liability: The liability of the owner is limited to the initial investment.
Public Limited Company
Number of partners: 2 directors and 7 shareholders (1 of them being a Tanzanian national and holding at least 40% of shares)
Capital (max/min): TZS 20,000
Shareholders and liability: The liability of the owner is limited to the initial investment.
Partnership
Number of partners: 2 shareholders
Shareholders and liability: Unlimited liability
Sole Proprietorship
Number of partners: 1 shareholder
Shareholders and liability: Unlimited liability
The Competent Organisation
The Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) is the competent organisation that handles the incorporation procedure.
 
Setting Up a Company Tanzania Sub-Saharan Africa
Procedures (number) 10.0 7.5
Time (days) 29.5 21.3

Source: Doing Business, 2016

 
Business Setup Procedures
Consult Doing Business Report on Tanzania, to know about procedures to start a Business in Tanzania.

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