Uganda: Application process for withholding tax and VAT exemption for 2023/2024

Application process will begin on 20 April 2023 and end on 20 June 2023

Application process will begin on 20 April 2023 and end on 20 June 2023

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) issued a notice providing that the application process for withholding tax and value added tax (VAT) exemption for the financial year 2023/2024 will begin on 20 April 2023 and end on 20 June 2023.

The notice provides that:

  • The URA will only accept online exemption applications.
  • Withholding tax exemptions will be valid for a period of 12 months running from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024, but are subject to automatic revocation before the end of the 12 months if it is determined that a taxpayer or its associate(s) fail to regularly comply with its tax obligations during 2023/2024.

Read an April 2023 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Kenya



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