UGANDA AMENDS TAX LAWS
The Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2020uganda
On 31 March 2020, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development presented proposed amendments to the various tax laws before the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda for debate.
The proposals cover changes within the Income tax, Value Added Tax, Excise Duty and Stamp Duty regimes.
- Proposed revised excise duty rates, mostly upwards, for many items covering cigarettes, beer, ready to drink spirits, selected wines, selected spirits, non – alcoholic beverages, fruit juice, vegetable juice, fuel, selected sacks and bags, lubricants, moto cycles at first registration, other fermented beverages.