Category Taxation in Jordan

Jordan Enacts Several Tax Cuts

November 2, 2015 Taxation in Jordan

AMMAN – Business involved in ICT, infrastructure development and public transport in Jordan will not need to pay sales taxes and excise taxes, as the government announces a new round of tax cuts.

Over the weekend the Prime Minister of Jordan Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour announced that a number of new tax incentives will be offered to businesses in selected industries in order to boost productivity while encouraging greater levels of customer service and development.

The Prime Minister said that business activities related to the development of software, apps and games, online portals will be exempt from sales tax and customs duties.

Further, any goods or services necessary to the provision of ICT services will enjoy a zero-rating for the purposes of sales tax.

It was also announced tha...

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