List of Societies in Botswana

List of Societies in Botswana

What are Societies?

A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same spatial or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations.

List of Societies in Botswana

Religious Organisations.

Professional Associations.

Burial Societies.

Recreational and Sporting Clubs.

Political Parties.

Charitable Organisations.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I start a society in Botswana?

Upon receipt of your application, the register will review the application, and if it is complete and meets the required standard, the register will send you the following documents for completion: Form A which you should complete in triplicate and signed by two office-bearers of the society.

Where can I register my NGO in Botswana?

The Service is provided by the Registrar of Societies under the Ministry of Nationality, Immigration & Gender Affairs.

Do NGOs pay tax in Botswana?

Just like any other company non-profit organizations have to register for tax purposes and file necessary returns.

How much tax do I pay in Botswana?

The Personal Income Tax Rate in Botswana stands at 25 percent. source: Botswana Unified Revenue Service.

Who pays income tax in Botswana?

A resident is taxable on all income from a Botswana source in accordance with the PIT rates.

What is the minimum salary in Botswana?

Average Wages in Botswana increased to 6299 BWP/Month (493.343 USD/Month) in the forth quarter of 2021. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 6533 BWP/Month and minimum was 3447 BWP/Month. Data published Quarterly by Central Statistics Office.

How much monthly income is tax free?

Under the new income tax regime, income up to Rs 2,50,000 is exempted from tax. Hence, no tax will be payable on this income. Post this, the income left which is still chargeable to tax is Rs 16,00,000 (Rs 18,50,000 minus Rs 2,50,000).

Does Botswana have VAT?

VAT is imposed on taxable supplies and the importation of goods and certain services into Botswana. The standard VAT rate of 12% applies to all supplies that do not qualify for an exemption or are not zero-rated for six months from 3 August 2022.

How can a foreigner get a job in Botswana?

Botswana has one work visa, also known as a work permit, for all foreign employees working in the country under the Employment of the Non-Citizens Act. Employers cannot engage an employee unless they hold a valid Botswana work permit or a certificate of exemption.

What is the working age in Botswana?

The Employment Act establishes the minimum age for employment at 14. (17, 18) The law forbids employers from using “young persons,” defined as children ages 14 to 18, when the nature of the job or the conditions under which it is carried out might endanger the life or health of a child.