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Parliament sets conditions for Bujagali tax waiver

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bujagali Energy Limited (BEL) will refund US$342 million to the Ugandan government for overpaid fees subject to a forensic audit by the Attorney General. This is after Parliament chaired by Speaker Anita Among on Wednesday, 15 March 2023 adopted the report of the Adhoc …

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Tax bodies agree on measures to boost Uganda-South Africa trade links

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda and South Africa have eased tax procedures for exporters on both sides, aimed at enhancing the movement of goods between the two countries. During the South Africa Uganda Business Forum in Pretoria, the two countries’ revenue bodies signed a Mutual Recognition Agreement on Authorities Economic …

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Health workers oppose stamp duty

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers are questioning a move by the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to charge them an annual fee of 100,000 Shillings in stamp duty. The tax came into force in 2022 with the amendment of the Stamp Duty Act. According to Dr. Katumba Ssentongo, the …

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URA to lose Shs2.8 trillion in tax exemptions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) may lose Shs2.8 trillion to tax exemptions, credits and deferrals for the financial year 2022/2023. This was revealed by the URA Commissioner General, John Musinguzi while presenting the entity’s Budget Framework Paper for the financial year 2023/2024 on Tuesday, 10 January …

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URA moots plan to increase revenue collections

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA started the calendar year 2023 with explanations regarding the new plan for the taxation of the incomes of artistes in the entertainment industry. This is one of the revenue measures being put in place for the financial year 2023/2024 which begins in …

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