The Tax Appeals Tribunal of Uganda (TAT) was established by an Act of Parliament in 1997. By enhancing this Act, parliament was fulfilling the requirement in Article 152 (3) of the Constitution 1995. Tax Appeals Tribunal opened its doors to the public in May 1999.
The duty of Tax Appeals Tribunal of Uganda is to settle Tax Disputes between tax payers and the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Tax Appeals Tribunal has aims to expeditiously settle any Tax dispute arising out between a tax payer and Uganda revenue authority. For this to be made possible the Tax Appeals Tribunal open up country regional offices; first was Mbale to serve the tax payers in the East, Mbarara office was also open to help tax payers in west. In the north Arua and Gulu were opened to handle tax payers in these respective regions.