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Ugandan government scraps social media tax

Monday 14 June 2021 | 09:44 CET | News
Uganda has scrapped social media tax in the 2021/2022 financial year budget. Amos Lugoloobi, designated minister of state for finance in charge of planning, has repealed the UGX 200 excise duty imposed on Over-The-Top (OTT) services. Lugoloobi said the government has instead introduced a direct tax of 12 percent on airtime and mobile internet data.

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