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Chinese business community seek clarity on Uganda tax exemptions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chinese doing business in Uganda have today engaged the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) seeking clarification on several tax administration concerns, most notably how to get tax exemptions. In the meeting with URA officials, the business community under the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Uganda SINOCHAM …

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Government rallies banks to help increase tax revenues

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is rallying commercial banks and other financial institutions to help it increase tax revenues by ensuring more people are taxed. As the presentation of the 2022/23 national budget draws closer, the Uganda Revenue Authority figures show an uphill task if the agency is to …

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Standard’s body slowing digital stamps roll out

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Igara County East MP, Michael Mawanda, is troubled about the modus operandi of implementing the digital stamps policy by the Uganda Revenue Authority. Digital tax stamps rolled out in November 2019 contain security features and codes to prevent counterfeiting of products and enable to track …

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New report hints on Uganda’s tax opportunities

URA should make personal income taxes more progressive by raising PAYE entry threshold Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | A new report published by Oxfam, Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute and other non-governmental organisations has identified gaps related to gender taxation, policy and administration, and that …

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Night economy helps URA surpass its target

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | URA has partly attributed the recent excessive revenue collection of the third quarter of the financial year 2021/22 to the resumption of the night economy and the full reopening of the entire economy. Between January and March this year, URA collected 1,834.37 Billion Shillings against a …

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