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Local government accountants hesitant to get certified

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Accountants in local governments are still reluctant to enroll for Certified Public Accountants professional courses contrary to the Accountant Act 2013. The Accountant General, Lawrence Semakula, says although the Accountant Act 2013 has been in force for the last eight years, local governments are …

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Smaller companies urged to use affordable accountants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) has advised smaller companies that cannot afford to hire expensive audit firms to prepare their accounts to make use of the cheaper auditors that the institute has certified. Stephen Ineget, the chairman of the Financial Reporting …

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Uganda’s accountants hold 22nd seminar, expose achievements 

  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Accountants in Uganda under their body, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) have outlined achievements recorded over the years at the ongoing 22nd seminar at Imperial Resort Beach Hotel in Entebbe. Speaking at the opening of the seminar on Sept. 06, the Institute’s President …

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Kasekende challenges Uganda’s accountants on international standards  

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Bank of Uganda (BOU) Deputy Governor Louis Kasekende has advised accountants in Uganda to borrow and adapt international standards in their bid to positively contribute to nation building. “They must look at international standards that are released by their international body and…then adapt them to Uganda,” Kasekende said, …

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Accountants examination board releases June 2017 results

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Public Accountants Examinations Board (PAEB) of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) has released the June 2017 examinations results showing decline in performance in comparison with the November 2016 results. The examinations covered three courses – Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD), Certified Tax …

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Uganda hosts 4th Africa meeting for accountants 

  Over 1000 participants from around the world will converge in Uganda May 2-5 to discuss matters accounting and finance. Speaking to journalists ahead of the meeting on April 30 in Kampala, Rachel Grimes, the president of the International Federation of Accountants (IFCA) said the meeting will serve as an opportunity …

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