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Kitgum municipality struggles to raise local revenue

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum municipality has recorded low local revenue, months after adopting the Integrated Revenue Administration System (IRAS). IRAS is a method of revenue collection aimed at having a joint revenue collection system, that solves all the requirements in tax management in all local governments. It replaced …

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Lira City East division abandons digital revenue collection system

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lira City East Division authorities have abandoned the Integrated Revenue Administration System (IRAS) and reverted to the manual revenue collection method. IRAS is a web and mobile application platform that was launched in January this year to reduce revenue leakages through low assessment, reduce counterfeit …

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Online payment system boosts revenue collection in Mbale city

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The introduction of the Integrated Revenue Administration System-IRAS has so far boosted revenue collections in Mbale city. IRAS is a web and mobile application platform that aids municipalities in the collection of local revenue from registration, assessment, billing, payment sensitization of taxpayers and linking the …

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New cities can’t perform without financial help

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations Agency in Uganda is worried that the newly created cities will increase the financing burden of the central government and affect the achievement of sustainable development goals. The UN Capital Development Fund, UNCDF, which aims to make public and private finance work for …

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