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2021 Accountancy Service Awards to Honour COVID-19 Heroes

The 2021 Accountancy Service Awards (ASA) will honour finance teams and accountants that have made remarkable contributions towards assisting their organisations, clients and communities to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and stay afloat.

ICPAU changes Licensing Regime for Practising Accountants

By CPA Susannie Kyamanywa

Manager, Quality Assurance and Regulation, ICPAU


ICPAU, CMA, USE and Vision Group to Hold 11th Edition of Financial Reporting Awards

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU), in partnership with the Capital Markets Authority (CMA), the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) and the Vision Group is set to hold the 11th edition of the Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards.

ICPAU Awards Second Batch of CPA Scholarships

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) on 18 February 2021 announced the winners of the second batch of the Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (CPA-U) scholarships.

There are 10 beneficiaries (4 female and 6 male), selected from both public and private chartered universities.


ICPAU Recommends Scrapping of Stamp Duty on Practising Certificates and Licenses

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) has recommended the scrapping of the proposed UGX 100,000 as stamp duty on payment of professional licenses.

The Stamps Duty (amendment) Act 2020 amended Schedule 2 of the Stamps Duty Act, 2014; by imposing a duty of UGX 100,000 on payment of a professional license or certificate by every professional offering professional services.

December 2020 Exams: Students Demonstrate Resolve and Commitment amid COVID-19 Disruptions
The Public Accountants Examinations Board (PAEB) on 12 January 2021 announced the results for the December 2020 examinations.


The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are felt across all economies and no country or sector has been spared. ICPAU undertook a survey of its members in order to understand how businesses have been impacted particularly, how and when they envision reopening, and what they might need to aid their recovery. We are pleased to publish ‘COVID-19 Effects - Business reopening and recovery’, a report based on the survey.


Today’s Accountant Issue 21 Out!

Finding the silver lining …

The new normal is here. In a span of less than 6 months, life has transformed massively. COVID-19 has permeated every aspect of life, from business, to family and individual and the impact has largely been detrimental. The things we once took for granted: birthday parties, wedding celebrations, going to Church or the mosque, visiting a friend with a new born or even a casual jog with friends! These and many others are becoming all but distant memories.

ICPAU Elects New Council


30 July 2020

ICPAU Elects New Council

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) has announced seven (7) leaders (Council Members) to serve for the period 2020-2022.

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