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Physical address for tax assessment no longer make sense-URA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | It no longer makes sense to compel companies to provide a physical address for tax assessment when several are minting money without offices, the Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority-URA, Doris Akol has observed. Akol, who was addressing tax administrators from African states at Serena …

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Taxpayers given 14 days to rectify fictitious returns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda Revenue Authority has announced a 14-day grace period for companies and individuals who have submitted fictitious returns to come forward and rectify or they are prosecuted. The grace period runs from November 14, 2019, to December 3, 2019. This comes after URA noticed …

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URA locks horns with traders over paying taxes at port of entry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A meeting between Uganda Revenue Authority-URA and traders in Kampala on Tuesday ended without a common resolution as traders accused URA officials of coming up with directives without consulting them. The meeting, which took place at Imperial Royale hotel in Kampala was organized by …

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Riham and Leaf TC set the pace in Uganda with digital tax stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Harris International (Riham) and Leaf Tobacco and Commodities have set the pace by being the manufacturers to commence stamping of their products using the newly introduced Digital Tax Stamps (DTS). Uganda on Friday started implementing a Digital Tracking Solution (DTS) for excise duty through the implementation …

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Manufacturers given up to end of January to have digital stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Manufacturers of different products have up to the end of January 2020 to clear stock of products without digital stamps. After that, all their products are expected to bear a stamp. The first goods expected to have stamps are beer, wines, spirits, sodas, bottled water, …

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Uganda introduces Digital Tax stamps to boost revenue

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has given Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) the go ahead to introduce the long awaited Digital Tracking Solution (Digital Tax Stamps). Speaking at a joint press conference Friday with Uganda Manufacturers Association, The Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Finance, URA spokesman Vincent Seruma …

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