Uganda approves social media tax

8 June 2018

Digital Content

The controversial new law serves Ugandans who use the internet messaging service WhatsApp to be charged a daily tax.

On Wednesday, May 31 Uganda’s parliamentarians approved the proposed law to tax social media users and mobile money.

The controversial new law serves Ugandans who use the internet messaging services including WhatsApp to be charged a daily tax. Mobile money transactions will also be taxed, with a 1% levy on the total value of each transaction. Read the full article on ITNews Africa here.