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Egyptian Tax Authority: Taxation Regulations for E-Commerce Activities in Egypt

  • E-commerce includes providing all services through the internet, whether through platforms, websites, applications, social media sites, or any other electronic means.
  • Services refer to anything that is not a commodity, whether locally produced or imported.
  • Online services include remote training, website design, transportation through electronic applications, delivery of orders, online education, providing consultations in various fields such as accounting, legal, medical, and online freelancing.
  • Those engaged in e-commerce must register for income tax within thirty days of starting the activity, and must also register for value-added tax if their sales of goods and services reach 500,000 Egyptian pounds per year or part of it.
  • For more information, contact the e-commerce unit or email [email protected] or call the hotline 16395.


Note that this post was (partially) written with the help of AI. It is always useful to review the original source material, and where needed to obtain (local) advice from a specialist.


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