About the course

The overall aim of this course is to provide the knowledge of taxation in Uganda covering all aspects of tax and hands-on skills that are needed in handling all tax tasks of an enterprise using real business scenarios.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Explain the different forms of taxation for individuals and organizations.

  • Compute the different tax liabilities for individuals and corporate bodies.

  • Have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the practical concepts and principles of income tax returns.

  • Solve practical income tax problems which draw on the interaction of different income tax business processes.

  • The ability to examine the various line items of an income tax return.

  • File various tax returns of income, VAT and Customs.

  • Use the EFRIS new tax management information System

Course     Curriculum


Unit 1 - Introduction to Income Tax

Unit 2 - Employment Income Tax

Unit 3 - Property Income Tax

Unit 4 - Rental Income Tax

Unit 5 - Withholding Tax

Unit 6 - Presumptive Tax

Unit 7 - Business Income Tax

Unit 8 - Value Added Tax

Unit 9 - Customs Management

Unit 10 - EFRIS


Target Group

All individuals that want to pursue a career in accounting and all those persons that want to kickstart their own business or consultancy in taxation.



CPA Innocent MUGISHA is a Professor of Finance and Accounting with over 10 years experience in teaching Taxation both at University and Professional level. His qualifications are: PhD (candidate), MBA(Finance), CPA(U), FCCA, CIPS, CTA and BCOM (Accounting). Innocent has also published various books on Taxation, Advanced Taxation and Principles of Tax for Business and Professional Studies.

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