Uganda adds 18% Tax on all Lodges – Hotels – Park Accommodations

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Uganda is adding a 18% tax on up-country Lodgings, Hotels, Guest Houses – Hostels – 18% Tax to go into effect on all Lodges July 1, 2013 (Uganda is adding a 18% accommodation tax on all lodging in its parks reserves – announced June 13 – to go…

Greer Noble‘s insight:

Why?  Is this to ‘discourage’ investment.. to discourage tourism?! There are other ways, eg by INCREASING tourism would automatically increase gov revenue, eg legislate that for every safari guest there should be two employees.. something along those lines to create more jobs..

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