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Have an enterprise level payroll department and a HRMS with Employee Self-Service at a per employee cost

Where to Find us

Kampala Jenna Plaza
Nkrumah Road

​Praxima Services Includes

  • Full Payroll Outsourcing

  • Hybrid Payroll Outsource

  • International Payment Management

  • Local Filing

  • Social Security Filing

  • Interact with Local Authorities

  • Human Resources Management System

  • Integration with all Accounting and Third Party


Benefits of outsourcing to Praxima


Local Tax Compliance


Secure Data Transferring


Responsive Administrators


Increase Productivity


Industry Experts

Running Your Payroll


Focus on Your

Core Business

International Quality Payroll in Uganda

Payroll in Uganda

Payroll taxes are payable by the employer at 3% of the taxable gross salary.  Senegal makes use of the PAYE system in which the employer withholds personal income tax from the employee's wages.   

TAX RATES  |  2022


Taxable income in Ugandan Shilling (UGX)


UGX                                             Tax Rates

0 - 2 820 000                              0% 

2 820 001 - 4 020 000              10% 

4 020 001 - 4 920 000              20%

4 920 001 - 120 000 000          30%

Above 120 000 001                   40%    


UGX                                             Tax Rates

0 - 4 020 000                              10% 

4 020 001 - 4 920 000              20%

4 920 001 - 120 000 000          30%

Above 120 000 001                   40%    


Social Security contributions are made towards Uganda's National Social Security Fund (NSSF) by both the employer and employee.  An employee is obligated to contribute 5% of their gross earning, while the employer contributes 10%.  The contribution made by the employer is an allowable deduction on the employer's gross income.     


All taxpayers are required to file a tax return within six months of the end of a year of income.  Non-residents or residents with a single employer whom withheld the taxes as required by law is not required to file a return.  


Individuals whose taxable income falls within the zero rated threshold is also not required to file a return.  

Tax Residents

An individual will be considered a tax resident should he/she satisfy any one of the following conditions:  

  1. The individual has a permanent home situated in Uganda

  2. The individual is present in Uganda for 183 days or more in a 12 month period, either commencing or ending in a year of income

  3. The individual is present in Uganda for an average of 122 days or more in the year of income and the two preceding years of income.

  4. The individual is employed abroad by the Ugandan government during the year of income. 

Taxable Income


Taxable income includes, but not limited to, any profits, gains, interest, dividends, and non-monetary benefits.  Benefits in kind received from an employer such as a motor vehicle, are taxed to the employee.  Benefits in kind are taxed at the sale rates or the actual costs of the benefit to the company, subject to doing a market value test on the benefit.


Exempt Income

Employee benefits such as life insurance premiums, medical expenses paid by the employer, contributions to a retirement fund, meals provided by the employer on the premises, travel and meals while traveling for business purposes and benefits with a maximum monthly value of 100,000.  

Your HRMS is Standard 


Employee Self-service

Payslip and tax certificate retrieval. Updating of personal particulars. Leave request and balance enquiries



Employee documents folder. Training records. Heath & Safety records. Disiplinary records. Qualifications, resume and hiring records.


Work Flow

Workflow with different approval levels. Full work flow functionality for leave requests, expense and time-sheets


  • Direct payment into employee bank accounts. Emailed password protected pay slips.

  • Payment of taxes, benefit providers and other creditors.

  • Filing of returns to the authorities.

  • Generation and filing of statutory reports.

  • General ledger and 100's of customisable reports.

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