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COSASE cancels meeting amidst URA audit backlog

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Despite resuming the review of the audited accounts of Uganda Revenue Authority-URA on Thursday, the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE still has a huge task ahead. The Committee has to review the URA audited accounts for the 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017 and …

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URA registers biggest surplus in history

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority collected 16.6 trillion Shillings, much more than it had estimated in the just-ended financial year. Against a target of sh16.4 trillion, the tax body registered a surplus of sh259 billion, the biggest in its entire history. Compared to the 2017/18 financial …

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MPs want URA’s digital stamp project probed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Doris Akol on Wednesday found difficult to justify the 103 billion shillings required funds for the digital stamps project. Members of Parliament sitting on parliament’s budget committee described the request as fraud. Akol appeared before the committee chaired …

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MPs turn away URA officials over UGX 100bn for digital stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Budget Committee have turned away officials from the Uganda Revenue Authority-URA over failure to produce supportive documents for digital stamps. The digital stamps are part of the additional budget proposed in financial year 2019/2020 that has been submitted to the budget …

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URA asked to sensitise public on tax assessment procedures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA has been challenged to sensitise the public on Tax Assessment Procedures During their URA public engagement in Masaka district on Friday, taxi payers through the Masaka municipality member of Parliament Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba raised concerns of the unclear computation of income …

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URA registers UGX 12.1 trillion revenue collection

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has so far registered a revenue collection of 12.16 trillion shillings in the current financial year 2018/2019. The collection registered as at March 2019 is part of the total 16.4 trillion shillings targeted revenue collection at the end of the …

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COSASE grills URA officials over missing fuel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authority and State Enterprise-COSASE has grilled Uganda Revenue Authority-URA officials led by the Commissioner General, Doris Akol to explain the disappearance of 9000 litters of petrol under their custody. The URA officials appeared before COSASE chaired by the Kawempe South …

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