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Tax incentives and revenue losses in Uganda: a race to the bottom?

Added 18/May/12

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Eurodad member ActionAid has released a report on Tax incentives and revenue losses in Uganda: A race to the bottom?

Every year Uganda sacrifices an amount equal to nearly twice its entire health budget due to its use of tax incentives such as tax holidays for foreign businesses. Worse still, research shows that these incentives are not necessary to attract investments to Uganda. Government needs to remove excessive tax incentives, promote transparency on the tax incentives they give, and coordinate with the East African Community to avoid harmful tax competition.
Read the full report: Tax incentives and revenue losses in Uganda: A race to the bottom?