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URA boss quizzed on taxes collected from substandard goods

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commissioner-General of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Doris Akol has downplayed accusations that the tax body caused losses to businesses by retaining taxes paid for goods that are destroyed after failing to meet standards. Akol was summoned by Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities …

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Population data, demographic dividend and tax collection key for Uganda’s economic growth

COMMENT | Ndereya Besi | This week, Uganda plays host to two African conferences. First, the 8th African Population Conference (APC) and the 4th International Conference on tax in Africa. APC is organized in conjunction with National Population Secretariat and supported by the Union of African Population Council in conjunction with United Nations Fund …

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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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