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Rollout of URA digital stamps suffers setback

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The proposed rollout of the digital stamp by Uganda Revenue Authority-URA suffered a setback because of an injunction issued by the Commercial court blocking the entire exercise-URN has learnt. URA was expected to roll out the digital stamp by the end of April targeting high …

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URA impounds contraband cigarettes worth Sh2.5 billion

Kampala, Uganda | URN | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA has impounded contraband supermatch cigarettes worth Shillings 2.5 billion in taxes. The contraband cigarette was smuggled into Uganda from Kenya through Busia border over a period of six months. According to URA, although the contraband is worth Shillings 2.5 billion in taxes, …

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Police Cracks down shisha smokers

In continued efforts to implement the Tobacco Control Act passed in 2015, police over the weekend carried out a raid on various bars around Kampala confiscating Shisha pots and pipes. The police who arrested over 30 smokers said that mass sensitization about the law had been done but people were …

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