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Uganda ahead of Kenya, Tanzania in ease of paying taxes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda has been ranked ahead of Tanzania and Kenya in the ease with which individuals and investors can file and pay their taxes. According to the Paying Taxes 2020 report by audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and the World Bank, Uganda is at position 92nd out …

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Parliament exempts tax on educational materials

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has passed the Value Added (Amendment) Tax Bill, 2019 approving VAT exemption of imported mathematical and geometry sets used in schools. Members of Parliament in a plenary session chaired by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah approved the Finance Committee report recommendation slightly moving away from …

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Parliament maintains sh200 tax on non-alcoholic drinks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has maintained a sh200 per litre tax on non-alcoholic drinks that government sought to reduce in the next financial year. In a plenary session chaired by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, MPs on Tuesday afternoon approved parliament’s Finance Committee report on the Excise Duty …

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MPs summon price water coopers over Crane bank closure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has summoned auditors of Price Water Coopers (PWC) to explain how they came up with 239 billion shillings under capitalization of Crane Bank Limited. Price Water Coopers auditors were hired by Bank of Uganda to …

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Museveni fights to save UTL

Experts commend move to protect bankrupt telco’s assets but say it needs a business plan that works Business at Uganda’s oldest and troubled telecom company, Utl, took another twist when the government on April 28 announced it has finally put it under provisional administration. The government, which recently took over …

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COMMENT: On-job training for graduates

COMMENT BY: Badru Walusansa Facilitate transition from education the world of work by passing on work skills and industry competencies Graduate unemployment in Uganda is stale news. Graduate unemployment figures have significantly soared for the last decade leaving no sign of scaling down. Every year, both public and private universities …

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