THE REQUIREMENT TO SUBMIT BENEFICIAL OWNER’S INFORMATION

International beneficial ownership standards from the
Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Eastern and
Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ES-
AAMLG) have fed into national efforts to strengthen
beneficial ownership transparency.

FILING THE FIA COMPLIANCE REPORT

Anti -Money laundering is governed by the Anti-money laundering Act of 2013 as amended together with its regulations. The act lays down strategies that must be employed by organizations to combat money laundering and terrorism financing whichinclude the following: Employing know your clients, customers system by doing due diligence; Identification of clients, customers, other persons […]

RENEWAL OF AN NGO PERMIT OF OPERATION

In order for an NGO to legally operate in Uganda, it needs a valid permit of operation, obtained from the National Bureau of Non-Governmental Organizations.

FILLING NGO ANNUAL RETURNS

An annual return is a yearly snapshot of an NGO’s activities to the NGO Bureau. The law requires that all Non-Governmental Organizations submit an annual return to the NGO Bureau

LOCAL SERVICE TAX IN UGANDA

The Local Service Tax was introduced by the Local
Governments (Amendment) (No.2) ACT, of 2008
which allowed local governments to levy, collect
and charge additional taxes in order to provide new
sources of revenue for local governments, and for
related purposes.

REGISTRATION WITH THE DATA PROTECTION OFFICE.

In today’s data-driven era, people are increasingly concerned about who may collect, use and disclose their personal information, with much emphasis on the right to privacy. Article 27 of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda guarantees every person in Uganda the right to privacy. In particular, the Constitution prohibits Interference with the privacy of a person’s home, correspondence, communication, or other property.