Taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue reached 47.8 % in 2017 in Uganda, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.30 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue in Uganda reached an all time high of 51.1 % in 2014 and an all time low of 19.5 % in 2001. When compared to Uganda's main peers, taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue in Kenya amounted to 29.4 % and 28.5 % in Rwanda in 2017.
Uganda has been ranked 15th within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on the extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.