Hotel owners decry social media taxes

By Wasswa Deo

Members of Uganda hotel owners association are among Ugandans who continued to express their worry in doing business following the social media tax commencement.

Speaking during the official launch of 6th annual Uganda hotels and restaurant expo due to take place, between 6th – 8th September, the executive director of the association Jean Byamugisha has noted that this new tax is going to make the cost of doing business extremely expensive.

According to her, 80% of hotel business in Uganda thrives on social media especially in marketing sector.

The main objective of the Expo is to promote, network and provide that marketing platform for local business investments in hotel, restaurants, tourism among others