Tax Law

Tax Law

We devise timely, effective and innovative solutions across the full range of international and domestic tax issues. Our services are tailored towards both individuals and corporations.

We have successfully negotiated settlements in tax disputes with URA and represented clients in Tax Appeals on assessments made by URA. We have also undertaken land mark Tax related litigation and some of the cases we have handled include;

ROCK PETROLEUM (U) LTD Vs URA; A matter where we acted for Rock Petroleum in a representative suit for all petroleum importers in Uganda and successfully challenged the imposition and collection of Excise Duty on petroleum imports under the Excise Tariff (Amendment) Act No. 5 of 2008. Judgment was issued compelling URA to refund to the petroleum importers taxes levied and collected in the excess of 60 billion shillings.

KAGORO FRIDAY ROBERTS & OTHERS Vs URA; where we successfully prosecuted and obtained orders against URA for the refund of pre-paid road license fees paid by the Plaintiffs for the periods beyond the 30th July 2007.

We run a successful and fruitful Tax practice with expertise in real estate tax, transfer tax, energy and infrastructure tax, stamp duty, VAT, Income Tax, Transfer pricing, corporate restructuring, private equity and other funds tax.

TESTIMONY MOTORS LTD (Suing on behalf of all imports of used motor vehicles) Vs URA; in this case, the Plaintiffs sought against the directives by the Commissioner General URA to unilaterally suspend the operation of the transaction value method set out under section 1 – 2 and the fourth schedule of the East African Community Customs Management Act. No. 5 of 2005 with regard to used motor vehicles and further sought a refund of all the monies collected following the suspension