Fair Tax Monitor

This policy brief was compiled through a review of the Fair Tax Monitor Uganda from a Gender Perspective study conducted by Oxfam in Uganda in collaboration with Oxfam Novib, SOMO, FEMNET, SEATINI Uganda, Tax Justice Network Africa, and Tax Justice Alliance Uganda members. The brief presents...
13th April 2022 Uganda has made some milestones in the fight against inequality and poverty. However, there is continued regressivity of the tax system, affecting low-income earners, especially women. Indirect taxes contributed to 64.42% of Uganda’s Total Tax Revenue in FY 2020/21. This is...
The Fair Tax Monitor (FTM) is a research tool that identifies the main bottle necks within the fiscal policies and systems and assessing their redistributive qualities and making recommendations for change. FTM 2021 is t he third report in the Fair Tax Monitor report series. It stands apart from...
Oxfam in Uganda is working with civil society organizations to amplify the voices and needs of Ugandan citizens in terms of the country’s fiscal system, which determines taxation and public spending. In its Finance for Development programme, Oxfam is promoting fiscal justice to tackle inequality in...
This case study shows the power of swift and coordinated action, backed by a wide constituency of citizens to change regressive tax policies, and illustrates how citizens can improve public finance management at both local and national levels.
Millions of Ugandans now know that the tax system in Uganda is not fair. The launch of the Fair Tax Monitor by Oxfam and partner SEATINI at the end of January was on the biggest national private television in Uganda (NTV), the radio and debated in many newspapers. The secret of the success of the...
January 23, Kampala: The Uganda Tax System is widening the inequality gap according to a new report launched today by Oxfam, SEATINI and other members of the Tax Justice Alliance Uganda. The report launch, which was officiated by the Minister of Finance Hon. Matia Kasaija, comes as political and...
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