Attractive incentives for your projects
In addition to the tax exemptions granted under the common law, Moroccan law provides specific financial, tax and customs advantages to investors, as part of agreements or investment contracts to be concluded with the State, provided that they meet the required criteria. (Download the Factsheet )
These four advantages can be benefited from in a single investment project. And for more information on each of these advantages:
The Investment Promotion Fund (IFP) manages operations relating to the state’s taking charge of the cost of some advantage granted to the investments that meet the criteria, within the framework of contracts, and in accordance with the investment charter and its implementation decree:
These advantages are cumulative, provided that the state'sparticipation does not exceed 5% of the total investment program. However, if the investment project is expected in a suburban or rural area or in the case of investment in spinning, weaving and textiles finishing, the participation of State may reach 10% of the total investment program.
The investment project must meet at least one of the following criteria:
Hassan II Fund for Economic and Social Development (FHII) grants financial assistance for investment projects in some industrial sectors for:
These contributions are limited to 15% of the investment amount and 30 million MAD.
The relevant sectors are:
The beneficiary projects are the new investment projects (creation or extension) with a total investment amount of more than 10 million MAD (excluding import duties and taxes) and under the condition that the amount of investment in equipment goods is above 5 million MAD (excluding import duties and taxes).
Businesses that commit to making an investment of an amount equal to or greater than two hundred (200) million dirhams can benefit, as part of agreements to be concluded with the government, from exemption from import duty and the value added tax applicable to goods, materials and tools needed for their project and imported directly by the companies or on their behalf.
This exemption is also granted to the parts, spare parts and accessories imported at the same time as capital goods, machinery and equipment for which they are intended. The investment must be made within thirty-six (36) months from the date of the signature of the abovementioned agreement.
Equipment goods, materials and tools needed to achieve investment projects involving an amount higher than or equal to MAD 200 million are exempt from VAT on imports within the framework of an agreement concluded with the State, in favor for the beneficiaries during a period of thirty six (36) months from the start of business. This exemption is also granted to parts, spare parts and accessories imported at the same time as the aforesaid equipment.