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Import tax rates for goods entering Uganda

by Lwanga

Tax Question
What taxes and their rates are charged on goods imported in uganda up to the store or shops ?


Thank you Lwanga for your question;
Well we have the Value Added Tax (VAT) 18%, Withholding Tax 6%, import duty 6% and customs duty. These are the main ones.

For further help with clearing your goods with Uganda Customs, please contact our Tax Consultant directly by folowing this link.

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Jan 02, 2019
by: Richard Mubiru ssetimba

I'm Richard from Entebbe,please I would like to know all about taxes and mostly on imported goods for home use. Actually I want to start up,how to register with AEO. Richard

Nov 24, 2018
Is VAT charged twice on imported goods resold in Uganda?
by: Anonymous

If VAT is charged on imported goods into Uganda, when they are resold in Uganda by the importer, is VAT charged again?

Oct 02, 2018
Abnormal tax on imported products
by: Kg

I ordered a watch online costed 0.97 $ which is like 3000 shillings and I was told to pay tax 2500/= is that tax normal.

Do domestic items have to pay tax ?

Sep 24, 2018
by: Mirza Muhammad Faisal

I need to know the duty on hair colour.i need to import a brand called colorray from Dubai

Aug 03, 2018
by: Gehad

Please I need to know the import taxes we need to pay upon importing Garments mens clothing new not used
Deciding the amount need to pay is percentage of the goods bill
Commercial invoice
Please advice

Jul 13, 2018
Tax for 32; inches TV
by: Kuneng

How much tax for TV 32 inches as a gift to a mother whose son is working
aa house boy abroadd with small salary .and as I am expatriate to fly to Uganda for a visit first time alone will carry TV on board the aircraft

Feb 24, 2018
by: Anonymous

What percentage is customs duty?

Aug 02, 2017
Duty for range rover
by: Anonymous

Please can tell me how much total duty l have to pay to import range rover sport 2008 model.the value of vechiles in uk is £9000 plus shipment £2500.can work out the duty for me.
Thank you

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