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Uganda Breweries Limited gets Authorized Economic Operator status

URA has granted Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) license Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tax body Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) granted Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) license, during an event held at Speke Resort Munyonyo on November 11th 2022. AEO is a trade facilitation …

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MTN Uganda becomes an Authorised Economic Operator

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda has been awarded a certificate of recognition from the Uganda Revenue Authority granting it special customs status as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO). AEOs are businesses certified by customs administrations to do self-assessments in compliance with customs rules, under the World Customs Organisation …

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URA collects Shs5.4trillion in first quarter of FY2022/23

But it reported revenue shortfall in withholding tax, temporary road license and export levy | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority collected net revenue amounting to Shs5.4trillion against a target of Shs5.1trillion for the three months ending September 30, representing a Shs286billion surplus. This represents a 105.58% improved performance and …

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URA registers increased revenue at Uganda-Rwanda border

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has registered an increase in revenue collection at Katuna following the reopening of the Uganda-Rwanda border. The border reopened on February 31, after three years of closure. Rwandan President Paul Kagame accused Ugandan authorities of spying on Rwanda, abducting Rwandan citizens …

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Landlords, traders in Kalungu protest new tax assessment

Kalungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Landlords and traders in Kalungu town council are up in arms against the new property rates and business licenses issued by the authorities. Recently, the Uganda Revenue Authority-URA and Kalungu town council conducted an evaluation of commercial buildings and businesses to determine new property rates …

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Two URA employees awarded UGX 400m for torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two Uganda Revenue Authority employees have been awarded 400 million Shillings as compensation for the torture they were subjected to while in detention. The two employees; Robert Asiimwe Akanga, a Customs Officer and driver Stevens Kalenga were separately arrested on allegations of stealing USD …

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URA’s Shs25trillion target plan

Commissioner General John Musinguzi outlines ways of hitting this target | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General John Rujoki Musinguzi has outlined his plan that will make it possible for him to achieve the Shs25.1tn target for FY2022/23 set by the Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development. …

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Seven million Ugandans evading taxes: URA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Revenue Authority-URA is concerned about the increasing non-compliance of taxpayers in the country. Speaking during the post-budget conference in Fort Portal, Julius Nkwasire, the Assistant Commissioner of Customs said about 7 million people are in business but not meeting their tax obligations. According …

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Experts call for an end to non-tariff barriers, tax exemptions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority must collect 2 trillion shillings in less than 10 days left to the end of the financial year, but the tax body is worried of emerging cross-border conflicts between neighbors. This is one of the challenges that the East African countries are …

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