SOUTHMOD country report Tanzania - TAZMOD v2.5

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This report documents TAZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Tanzania. It describes the different tax–benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs. It concludes with a validation of TAZMOD results against external data sources.

The results presented in this report are derived using TAZMOD version 2.5 running on EUROMOD software. This work was carried out by University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with the project partners. For further information on access to TAZMOD and other SOUTHMOD models, see the model page and the SOUTHMOD page.

The TAZMOD model and its documentation in this country report has been prepared within the UNU-WIDER project on ‘SOUTHMOD—simulating tax and benefit policies for development’. For more information, see the SOUTHMOD project page.


SOUTHMOD is a joint project between UNU-WIDER, the Centre for Microsimulation and Policy Analysis (CeMPA) at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Essex, and Southern African Social Policy Research Insights (SASPRI) in which tax–benefit microsimulation models for selected developing countries are being built. These models enable researchers and policy analysts to calculate, in a comparable manner, the effects of taxes and benefits on household incomes and work incentives for the population of each country.