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Government accuses KACITA leadership of dishonesty

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the government moves to meet traders over an impending strike by importers of textile and textile products over taxes, the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and the Uganda Revenue Authority are accusing the traders leadership of dishonesty. Kampala City Traders Association, KACITA …

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UNBS scraps audit, surveillance fees for Q-Mark

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Bureau of Standards has reduced the cost of certifying a product, following continuous complaints from manufacturers. UNBS has also phased out some costs altogether including Initial Audit Fees of 250,000 Shillings and Surveillance Audit Fees of 250,000. Sylvia Kirabo, the Head …

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Gulu city starts property valuation to boost local revenue

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu City Council has started valuation of all properties to be taxed in the next five years. Gulu City’s revenue collection for the financial year 2020/2021 was projected at 4.7 Billion Shillings but only 1.8 Billion Shillings was realized. Geoffrey Oyoo, the Gulu City senior …

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Property valuation appeals delay local revenue collection in Mukono

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The increasing number of appeals on property valuations by Mukono municipal authorities is affecting the timely collection of revenue. Mukono municipality valued buildings and working spaces in 2019 with an intention of expanding its local revenue base. However, the big institutions and factories in Namanve industrial …

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