Multichoice slashes prices

Panelists during this year’s Multichoice Botswana content Showcase event PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Panelists during this year’s Multichoice Botswana content Showcase event PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

MultiChoice Botswana has announced a decrease in prices in line with government’s recent Value Added Tax (VAT) reduction.

On July 26, government announced that it will reduce the value added tax (VAT) rate by two percent from 14 to 12% effective August 3, 2022 for a period of six months.

The reduction of the VAT rate is part of a package of measures put in place by the government to cushion the impact of rising global inflation on households and the economy.

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