Botswana has a mature democracy, with free and fair elections held regularly and the constitution provides for fundamental rights and freedoms.
Since independence, Botswana has had the highest average economic growth rate in the world, averaging about 9% per year from 1966 to 1999.
Botswana is one of Africa’s most stable countries, attracting the business of many of our clients. It has one of the longest running multi-party democratic systems on the continent.
A visa is the authority given to foreign nationals to enter Botswana.
Value Added Tax (VAT) was introduced in Botswana with effect from 1 July 2002.VAT is an indirect tax levied on the supply of goods and services consumed within Botswana.
Complete list of VAT taxes by country.
Countries Whose Citizens Do NOT Require a Visa to Enter Botswana
Private (called “Proprietary”) and public limited companies are two most common business entities used in Botswana.
Prior to the introduction of the new Companies Act 2003 on 3rd July 2007, companies in Botswana were formed under the Companies Act CAP 42:01 as amended, which provided for a normal range of business formats.
A company is an artificial person which arises when a group of persons form a corporate body which can acquire personality separate from that of its members with some legal powers of a natural person.