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Govt abolishes daily parking fees requirement for taxis, buses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Local Government Tom Butiime has announced that all daily parking fees for commercial vehicles across the country have been abolished. A new arrangement for monthly and annual payments has been put in place. Butiime also announced that privatisation of revenue collection to private entities and persons is …

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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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COMMENT: Why the URA new home is critical

Kampala, Uganda | COMMENT | UGANDA MEDIA CENTRE |   As Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) strives to improve customer service under the Modernisation Programme, using client centred approaches, there are several fragmented processes handled in different locations. URA incurs a lot of expenses on communication and travel between the various offices to …

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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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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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URA recognises top 20 tax-paying educational institutions

URA recognises top 20 tax paying educational institutions Uganda Revenue Authority has released a list of top 20 tax payers in the education sector ahead of June 8 – the day Finance Minister Matia Kasaija presents the 2017/18 national budget. According to a notice released by URA’s Commissioner General, Doris Akol …

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VIDEO: URA explains vehicle registration taxes

VIDEO: URA explains vehicle registration taxes Motor Vehicle and motorcycle registration fees have for years been a subject of debate, with importers of cars and other properties accusing the tax body of taxing them highly. But the Uganda Revenue Authority Assistant Commissioner field services Stephen Magera, blames their tax burden …

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