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Uganda extends VAT net

  • Jun 25, 2014 | Richard Asquith

Uganda extends VAT net

The 2015 Uganda Budget has been published this month, which includes a number of changes to the VAT regime.

The following supplies are to be re-categorised as being liable to the standard 18% Ugandan VAT rate instead of being exempt or nil rated:

  • hotel accommodation
  • Non-life insurance premiums
  • office computers and related software
  • certain agricultural goods
  • certain basic foods
  • plant, machinery and equipment for the public sector and agriculture

VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.