The tax clearance certificate, commonly called certificate of non-indebtedness tax slip can now be downloaded online. In a press release signed by the Director General of Taxation for Cameroon, Mopa Modeste Fatoing, companies under the Large Tax Department and the Taxation Centres for Medium-Sized Enterprises can now automatically obtain their tax clearance certificate online. This is done on the website of the Directorate General of Taxation.
For taxpayers who do not fall under the above categories, they can still obtain the certificate of non-indebtedness from their various tax centers. It should be noted that the certificate is obtained free of charge and is valid for three months.
The tax debt clearance certificate or certificate of non-indebtedness is issued to natural persons or corporate bodies that are liable to a tax, duty or charge who are in good standing and have paid all such taxes, duties or charges. The certificate is issued upon request of the tax payer and certifies that the taxpayer is not owing any tax at the date the certificate was issued.
It is the sole document valid for the justification of the taxpayers’ compliance in all administrative procedures. As of January 1, 2017, the tax clearance certificate is required from all taxpayers that need from public or para-public institutions the following documents:
Authorizations or any accreditations
Institutions can verify the authenticity of the certificate obtained online from the website of the directorate general of taxation for Cameroon. This could be done by using the following steps:
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Having a problem verifying or obtaining your tax clearance certificate? You can download the guide here.
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