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URA temporarily suspends new rules on import clearance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City traders have suspended their planned strike after agreeing with Uganda Revenue Authority-URA to temporarily suspend it directive stopping them from putting their goods in customs warehouses in Mombasa and compel them to pay taxes immediately they reach the port entry. The directive, which had …

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Traders to March in protest of URA rules

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Kampala traders will on Tuesday march in protest of import rules by Uganda Revenue Authority-URA which they say has made it impossible for them to do business. The march, according to Kampala City Traders’ Association (Kacita) executive director Everest Kayondo, will involve clearing agents, …

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Gov’t to meet cost of digital tax stamps for one year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The government has agreed in principle to foot the bill for the installation of digital tax stamps equipment and the stamps themselves for manufacturers for at least one year. Uganda Revenue Authority had set November 1 as the deadline for companies to install the …

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URA tells importers to pay for declared goods within 72 hours

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has ordered all importers to pay for the goods imported for home consumption within 72 hours after declaration or they face fines. This is a reduction from the 21-day lag that the importers had, in order to clear the duties. …

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Three arrested for robbing URA official

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kampala have arrested three men on allegations of robbing an employee of Uganda Revenue Authority –URA. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said thugs armed with machetes and knives, raided Cyprus Mugabi’s home in Kasangati where they robbed various items including …

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