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Tanzanian tourist lobbies want taxes harmonised

” Tanzanian tourist business executives are lobbying parliament to harmonise policies and levies in the industry. “ https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/Tanzanian-tourist-lobbies-want-taxes-harmonised/2560-5000334-11d6hvnz/index.html You may…

IMF to Nigeria: tax more!

“The International Monetary Fund, IMF, yesterday urged Nigeria to urgently review the country’s tax policies by widening the tax base…

New tax dispute between Tullow Oil and Uganda

“A fresh dispute involving $900 million has arisen between Tullow Oil and the Uganda government.” http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/New-Tullow-Uganda-tax-dispute-rocks-oil-revenues-sharing-plan/2560-4815986-obaoxt/index.html You may also be…

Uganda’s Treasury in trouble again, withdraws tax after just three months

“Uganda’s decision to suspend withholding value added tax (VAT) in September due to opposition from business community highlights the fallout…

Ugandans raise volume on social media tax protests

“Campaigners against Uganda’s tax on social media have been broadcasting calls on loudspeakers urging users not to pay the levy,…

Tanzania faces international suit

“Tanzania risks a legal suit at international tribunals over its recent investment and tax policies, which parties to Bilateral Investment…

Uganda nets $1.8 million from social media, mobile money tax

“Uganda announced Tuesday that it had collected Ush7 billion (about $1.8 million) from newly-introduced levies on social media use and…

Mobile money in Uganda

“No concrete data was available to assess the impact of the tax on mobile money transactions by the close of…

Is it constitutional to tax social media?

“A group of Ugandan lawyers have challenged the legality of a controversial social media tax that took effect on July…

Airtel Africa profits triple

“Airtel Africa’s profit after tax for the quarter ended March almost tripled to $154.52 million, from $57.5 million in the…

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