Bachelors in Statistics (Makerere University)
Post Graduate Diploma in Income Tax Administration (Uganda Management Institute)
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (Uganda Management Institute)
Certificates in Taxation Audits, Double Taxation and International Taxation and Management skills
Jacob is an Associate at Birungyi, Barata & Associates where he has worked since 2003. He specialises in Taxation and Consultancy works, and is attached to the firm’s Tax department. He is a registered Tax Agent with Uganda Revenue Authority.
Jacob has over 30 years’ experience in tax matters previously working at the Uganda Revenue Authority before joining the firm. He was part of the pioneer team that drafted the VAT Statute and VAT regulation and participated in the successful sensitization and implementation of VAT in Uganda.
For over 14 years, Jacob worked in various capacities with the Uganda Revenue Authority where he initiated and developed various Tax Audit Manuals and Pamphlets for URA. Jacob has delivered various papers and has conducted several seminars and workshops on Taxation to both staff of URA and the Taxpayers.
Jacob’s qualifications, participation and hands on experience in the formulation, implementation and design of tax structures and tax administration has made him a distinguished business and tax consultant.