Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is a one stop government organization that supports people interested in doing business in Rwanda. In addition to tcommon business related functions, RDB has representatives from different governmental agencies present to assist with different aspects of doing business in Rwanda such as Visa and residency, taxation, and regulatory compliance.
RDB.RW has tons of resources which can be difficult to locate. Below of are some we found helpful.
Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) is Rwanda’s taxation agency. This department handles the oversite, compliance, and collection of all tax and employment payment obligations.
You can search the RRA website for the most up-to-date tax-related information.
Detailed explanations and practical examples of tax obligations and situations can be found here. (This is the government link; however, this part of their site has a bad SSL certificate and may be outdated, but I found it helpful, so you’ll see a security warning.)
PAYE (Pay As You Earn) is a pay as you go income tax schema that employees are required to withhold and pay to RRA on behalf of it’s employers. Find more details about PAYE in this PDF docuemnt.
Rwanda Socual Security Board (RSSB) manages pension and medical deductions and schemas on behalf of its citizens. All employees are required to have an RSSB number and contributions are to be made by employers on employees behalf. This number is provided by RSSB and can be obtained online AFTER RECEIVING A METRICULE NUMBER FROM RSSB, which is done via a written application submitted in-person or via email.
National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) conducts and analyzes data collected about the county, its cistizens, economic interests, and more. This data is publically availible on thier website.