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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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TAX DISPUTE: URA closes Observer

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA has sealed off the offices of The Observer at Tagore Crescent in Kamwokya Kampala for reported non-tax compliance. A team of URA enforcement officers stormed the offices on Wednesday afternoon and locked the main gates with seals. The Observer has confirmed …

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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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URA’s new 22-floor headquarters

Facts about the URA Tower ✅ 22 floor building ✅ Four podiums and eighteen tower floors ✅ Total 26,021 square metres ✅ Project cost sh 139 billion ✅ Car parking 12,923 square metres ✅ 5 levels for parking ✅ Car parking for 360 cars plus surface parking for 710 vehicles …

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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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MUSEVENI: Plug gaps in tax collection

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has urged the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to fill up existing tax gaps so that the country can gain financial independence and stop borrowing money to finance its budget. The President made the remarks at the ongoing first Science Model Workshop …

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