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URA seeks sh66bn additional funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) is seeking an additional funding of sh66.3 billion shillings to improve its operations. The request for more funds in the coming financial year 2019/2020 was on Thursday tabled before Parliament’s Finance Committee by the URA Commissioner General, Doris Akol. The …

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Museveni set to launch new URA tower, Uganda’s tallest

Tax body to save Shs3.8bn annually upon completion of the project Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly constructed 23-floor Uganda Revenue Authority headquarters at Nakawa that President Yoweri Museveni will commission today, is designed as a one-stop centre to boost tax collection. Constructed in a record four years, the project will converge …

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Luweero leaders concerned over local revenue loss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders in Luweero district are worried of a likely drop in local revenue collection after sand and stones were declared minerals by Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. Government approved a new mining policy, placing sand, murram, granites and stones under the mineral sector. …

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Plug revenue leakages-Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Revenue Authority must install big scanners at all entry and exit points to boost revenue collection, according President Yoweri Museveni. President Museveni, who was speaking during the recently concluded symposium dubbed ‘first science model workshop’ organised by URA in partnership with the African Tax …

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Surge in tourism revenues

Sustained marketing in America, Germany and the United Kingdom boosts tourist numbers but questions on validity of figures persist Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda has registered a surge in tourist numbers over the last one year, with many of the visitors coming in from key source markets of the …

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Uganda’s ambitious revenue target for FY 2018/19

URA to collect Shs16.3tnas experts worry about some proposed taxes Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Newly proposed taxes and enhanced revenue collection measures could help the taxman collect an additional Shs1.9trillion to hit the new Shs16.3trillion revenue target. The government has tasked the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to collect more money in …

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Bad news on revenue collection

But Finance Minister, Kasaija, says the overall FY2017/18 budget is performing well Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | There is bad news coming from Uganda Revenue Authority and the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED). The latest data on tax collections shows that URA recorded Shs 324bn as …

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