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Government rescinds 18% VAT on upcountry accommodation

The Uganda government has finally backtracked and agreed to rescind the 18% VAT on all upcountry accommodation. During this year’s presentation of the Uganda National Budget for 2013/14, the Minister for Finance announced the introduction of an 18% levy on … Continue reading

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18% VAT on Accommodation will make Uganda’s toursim less competitive

On 13th June 2013, the Minister of Finance Hon. Maria Kiwanuka presented to the Parliament of Uganda the National Budget for 2013/14, in which she announced the introduction of the introduction of VAT on accommodation. Although, the Parliament had not … Continue reading

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Uganda Government Introduces 18% VAT on Accommodation

On 13th June 2013, the Minister of Finance, Hon. Maria Kiwanuka during the presentation of the Uganda National Budget for 2013/14 announced the introduction of 18% VAT on all upcountry accommodation which includes all lodges within the game parks. On … Continue reading

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