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Benin: New Finance Law Adopted

(Apr. 9, 2010) On January 1, 2010, Benin adopted a new Finance Law; it went into effect on the same day. The new provisions change the withholding tax rates on payments to individual, non-resident service providers to 25% from the previous rate of 35%. The parallel reduction for corporate recipients is from 38% down to […]

Benin: Military Service Law

(Nov. 2, 2007) The legislature of Benin passed the Law on Public Interest Military Service on September 20, 2007, thereby enabling the government to put into effect its plan for the national mobilization of youth for the country's development. The Law prescribes that every Beninese youth between the ages of 18 and 35 is subject […]