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UGX 20.4 trillion revenue target is unrealistic -Doris Akol

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Commissioner-General of Uganda Revenue Authority, Doris Akol has said that the 20.4 trillion shillings revenue target for the current financial year 2019/2020 is unrealistic. Akol was on Tuesday appearing before Members of Parliament to explain their financial proposals under the 2020/2021 financial year Budget …

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URA: Abolish OTT, tax mobile data

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Doris Akol has called for the amendment, and in other cases abolition of several tax laws, including the OTT (Over-the-top media service). She has also called for an amendment of the Tax Procedure Act to allow for installment …

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URA must pay for goods lost or damaged in its custody

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has ruled that Uganda Revenue Authority-URA will have to pay for people’s goods lost or damaged in its possession. This position was made clear in a case involving a phones importer, Robert Bagala, against the tax body after the latter …

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Uganda’s War against Corruption

Accounting officers should be on the frontline To say that corruption is wide spread in our society is an understatement. It touches everything and everyone but the poor and marginalised have the most to lose since wealthier citizens can privately source the services that corruption denies all of us. For …

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Tax collection drops further in November

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government taxes took yet another hit in November as Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) collected less than the target at the time when there is decry over consistent poor tax performance. A Ministry of Finance November 2019 report on the performance of the economy shows …

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188,200 Electronic passports issued so far

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration has so far issued 188,200 electronic passports. The passports also referred to as e-passports are a change from the current machine-readable passports. Brig. Johnson Namanya, the Commissioner for Citizenship and Passport Control on Tuesday gave an update on …

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