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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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EAC revenue bodies chase more taxes

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The East African Revenue Authorities are facing similar challenges – a small tax base because of a huge informal sector, tax evasion, limited human resource personnel and volatile economy. Others are poor information technology systems and connectivity, political uncertainties and delays in dispute resolution. In …

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URA eyes bigger taxpayer’s appreciation week with Museveni

  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | President Yoweri Museveni is expected to attend this year’s Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) taxpayer’s appreciation week taking place from Sept. 27-29 at Kololo Independence Grounds. The 12th event is open for the general public. This time around, beyond URA sharing taxpayer information, other government ministries and …

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URA Sh500bn short of target but sees 13% growth in revenue for FY2016/17

  URA Sh500bn short of target but collects 12.7 trilltion-  13% growth in revenue for FY2016/17 Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Revenue Authority has today officially released its revenue performance for FY2016/17 indicating a 13.2% growth in revenue collection compared to the year before. According to the revenue performance report, Shs 12.7 trillion …

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KCCA wins global revenue tech award from WeGO

Moscow, Russia | KCCA MEDIA |  KCCA has received a global Award from the World e-Government Organization (WeGO) in Russia for modernizing City Revenue Administration using technology. WeGO is an international organization for cities and local governments that pursues sustainable urban development based on e-Government and ICT. It comprises 115 cities and 5 national …

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LIVE: URA annual budget breakfast

Uganda Revenue Authority  (URA) is today holding public budget breakfast meetings at four venues across the country – in Kampala, Mbale, Mbarara and Gulu. According to the Commissioner General of URA Doris Akol, “the budget breakfast being held today provides an opportunity to discuss and understand the new tax policy …

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