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URA senior commissioner Dickson Kateshumbwa quits

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Revenue Authority senior commissioner Dickson Kateshumbwa has resigned. Dicksons Kateshumbwa, who had recently been taken to head the domestic taxes docket, said in an e-mail to staff that he had decided to end his tour of duty ahead of the contractual period with immediate …

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URA registers UGX 700 billion shortfall for half year tax collections

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)’s collections for the six months from July to December 2019 fell short of the target by at least 697.4 billion shillings. Doris Akol, the commissioner-general, told reporters on Thursday at URA headquarters in Nakawa that the tax body managed to collect …

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UGX 20.4 trillion revenue target is unrealistic -Doris Akol

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Commissioner-General of Uganda Revenue Authority, Doris Akol has said that the 20.4 trillion shillings revenue target for the current financial year 2019/2020 is unrealistic. Akol was on Tuesday appearing before Members of Parliament to explain their financial proposals under the 2020/2021 financial year Budget …

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URA boss quizzed on taxes collected from substandard goods

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commissioner-General of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Doris Akol has downplayed accusations that the tax body caused losses to businesses by retaining taxes paid for goods that are destroyed after failing to meet standards. Akol was summoned by Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities …

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Physical address for tax assessment no longer make sense-URA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | It no longer makes sense to compel companies to provide a physical address for tax assessment when several are minting money without offices, the Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority-URA, Doris Akol has observed. Akol, who was addressing tax administrators from African states at Serena …

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