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Behind URA’s Shs700bn shortfall

Taxman to capitalize on new revenue collection initiatives to achieve better results going ahead Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Doris Akol, the Commissioner General at the Uganda Revenue Authority and her team have recently been in the news over failure to hit the revenue target. This is happening amidst …

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Court clears ‘presidential handshake’ beneficiaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Civil Division has rejected findings and recommendations of the Parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) that people who benefited from the SH 6 billion presidential oil handshake refund the money. The committee, which was led by Bugweri legislator …

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Akol, Otto in fist fight at parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Aruu County Member of Parliament Odonga Otto was rushed to Nakasero hospital this afternoon after a he took a punch in a fight with Kilak North counterpart Anthony Akol. Eye witnesses at parliament say the two legislators exchanged blows at parliament over claims …

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URA: Abolish OTT, tax mobile data

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Doris Akol has called for the amendment, and in other cases abolition of several tax laws, including the OTT (Over-the-top media service). She has also called for an amendment of the Tax Procedure Act to allow for installment …

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