We are a team that makes a formidable financial house

Ark, an approved ACCA employer, is a full-service firm registered to engage in professional consulting, accounting, audit, and assurance services. The practice consists of Ark Associates Limited, a company that handles taxation, accounting, and Company Administration related services while Ark Partners is a partnership handling audit and assurance services. At ark, we pride ourselves in being the mark of compliance. Our desire is to encourage awareness in all our clients “that compliance from day one sets one free from non-compliance costs”. We have a robust and rich professional background. All Directors have the Big 4 labelled firms experience that span over 15 years working in auditing, assurance, tax, company administration services, accounting, and finance areas. The firm positions itself as being “clearly different” as it is made up of a good mix of partners with high professional integrity, character, commitment, consistency, relevant knowledge, and experience to work with various business entities and development partners on program for results.

Why Choose Us

When you opt for Ark, you gain access to a dedicated team of professionals armed with extensive knowledge, cutting-edge resources, and an unwavering dedication to your success. We strive to surpass your expectations, offering invaluable guidance, proactive insights, and strategic recommendations that empower you to make informed decisions and navigate the complexities of the business landscape with confidence. Experience the difference of working with a leading auditing, accounting, taxation, and advisory firm. Discover the transformative power of Ark and unlock your true business potential.

Taxation Services:

Our taxation professionals provide a wide range of tax services including tax compliance, planning, and consulting. They are well-versed in the unique tax laws and regulations in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar.

Audit Services:

Our experienced audit team provides independent assessments of financial statements and internal controls in accordance with International Standards on Auditing (ISA).

Advisory Services:

Our team of experts offers a wide range of business and financial consulting services, including mergers and acquisitions, financial modeling, and risk management.

Legal Services:

We offer legal services to help you comply with applicable laws and regulations in Tanzania and Zanzibar, including contract review, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance.

Cyber Security Services:

Our cyber security team provides comprehensive solutions to protect businesses from cyber attacks, including vulnerability assessments and incident response.

Our Services

Accounting support services

Assisting clients in managing their financial records, maintaining accurate accounts, and ensuring compliance with accounting standards.


Providing legal expertise in various areas such as labor law, immigration, corporate administration, litigation, and support during business liquidation.

Audit and Assurance

Conducting both statutory and internal audits to verify the accuracy and reliability of financial information, thereby promoting transparency and accountability.

Tax compliance and advisory services

Ensuring compliance with tax regulations and providing advisory services, including support for transfer pricing compliance.

Cyber Security and IT audit.

Ark's Cybersecurity Services are designed to help businesses safeguard their digital assets, maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information, and ensure the uninterrupted operation of their digital infrastructure.

Mergers, acquisition, and investment support services

Offering guidance and support to clients involved in mergers, acquisitions, and investment activities.


Compliance is Freedom

Team work makes a dream work at ark. We are a family that finds pleasure in working and achieving goals together

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Our Values

Servant’s heart

Serving its people and clients

Creativity & Innovation

Learn, Grow, LiveTeam


Passionate, Approachable, Warm, Attentive


Leaders, Proactive, Team Players, Dependable.


Ark Company Profile

Ark focuses on Building a Powerful Financial House: Uniting Audit, Tax, Administration, Legal Advisory, and Accounting Expertise

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Tanzania Tax datacard 2023/2024

This tax datacard provides an overview of the main taxes applicable in Tanzania including tax rates, tax depreciation rates, filing obligations, and the basis for interest and penalties.If you would like any further information or the services that ark can provide please reach out to the contacts.

Our Team

John Shimbala-Partner

Tax, accounting, and Compliance Email: jshimbala@ark.co.tz

John heads the tax, accounting, and compliance practice within ark. John is the practitioner of the firm philosophy, “compliance is freedom”, which we have embedded in our service delivery.

Godfrey Temba - Partner

Audit and Assurance Services Email: gtemba@ark.co.tz

Godfrey is ark’s co-founder offering a clear vision, focused strategy, and impeccable execution of clients’ assignments. He has over 15 years’ experience as a hands-on strategic leader with strong expertise in Auditing, Accounting, Finance and Commerce

Johnpaul Thadei – Director and advocate

Corporate Administration Email: jthadei@ark.co.tz

Johnpaul brings significant experience from his area of specialisation, namely Company Administration Services and currently heading the Company Secretarial Services Department within ark.