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MTN ordered to pay UGX 44.2b to URA in two court cases

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Telecommunications giant MTN Uganda has been ordered to pay Uganda Revenue Authority – URA- 44.2 billion Uganda Shillings in two separate court cases that could forever define how telecoms pay their taxes. In one case, MTN will pay 24.2 billion  Shillings on the dispute on …

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URA senior commissioner Dickson Kateshumbwa quits

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Revenue Authority senior commissioner Dickson Kateshumbwa has resigned. Dicksons Kateshumbwa, who had recently been taken to head the domestic taxes docket, said in an e-mail to staff that he had decided to end his tour of duty ahead of the contractual period with immediate …

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Top URA Commissioner resigns

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One of Uganda Revenue Authority’s high profile Commissioners, Dicksons Kateshumbwa, has resigned. “Today after more than 14 years of service in the authority I have decided to end my tour of duty ahead of my contractual period with immediate effect,” he said in …

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Mutukula Customs lose UGX 150M amid lockdown

Mutukula, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mutukula border customs in Kyotera district has lost about Shillings 150 million in revenue due to the nationwide lockdown because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Vincent Seruma, the Assistant Commissioner Public & Corporate Affairs at Uganda Revenue Authority-URA, says they collect at least Shillings 50M …

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URA closes four companies over digital stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority on Monday closed premises of four manufacturers in Kampala for continuing to produce products without putting digital stamps on them. The companies are, Amron International, Prime Care International, Cloud water world and John Distillers. All the companies have been closed as …

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URA struggling to control crowds at Busia customs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority- URA officials in Busia district are struggling to contain the huge number of traders and truck drivers seeking clearance and screening for Covid 19 at the One-Stop Border Post-OSBP. Several people including clearing agents, money changers, truck drivers, mobile money operators …

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Musinguzi new URA boss, Atingo-Ego BOU deputy governor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has appointed John Musinguzi Rujoki as new Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General and named Dr Michael Atingo-Ego Bank of Uganda deputy governor. Musinguzi has been presidential advisor on ICT and investment and board chairman of the National Information Technology Authority (NITA). He will replace …

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URA grants extension on tax paying deadlines

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Revenue Authority has given companies more time to file their tax returns as businesses battle the impact of coronavirus that has seen several shut doors and send staff home. Companies, whose accounting year ends in September, and are unable to file corporation tax returns …

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