This course has been designed to provide a practical and theoretical experience for students interested in international business and finance. The course requires student's self-study/drive and being exploratory in nature with issues surrounding finance and global business. It requires drawing from knowledge from courses studied year I- III: using the knowledge to solve issues related to a Global context. Similar in nature to International Finance or Multinational Business Finance, FIB sets the scene for a student to be a problem solver, analytical and solution oriented. The course is taught from a managerial and banker's perspective of global business.

This course is intended to give students technical knowledge on income taxation and an understanding of its administration.

 At the end of this course, students should be able to;-

1.      Know the background to taxation especially in Uganda.

2.      Be familiar with the basic taxation principles, theories and practices.

3.      Integrate financial accounting knowledge into taxable income determination in light of the income tax Act and other laws.

4.      Be able to compute tax liabilities for individuals and non – individuals/corporate bodies.

5.      Be conversant with the legal framework within which income taxes are administered.