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USMID beneficiaries want new guidelines revised

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Municipal mayors and Town clerks have opposed new guidelines in the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID project operational manual. The officials argue that the new guidelines are very stringent and affect the implementation of the project. They require that the beneficiary municipalities and districts …

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Museveni set to launch new URA tower, Uganda’s tallest

Tax body to save Shs3.8bn annually upon completion of the project Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly constructed 23-floor Uganda Revenue Authority headquarters at Nakawa that President Yoweri Museveni will commission today, is designed as a one-stop centre to boost tax collection. Constructed in a record four years, the project will converge …

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Behind URA’s Digital Tax Stamps controversy

SICPA embroiled in fraud cases in various countries Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Ugandan government has bowed to pressure from manufacturers and decided to put on hold the introduction of Digital Stamps intended to plug revenue leakages. This follows a series of meeting between the Minister of Finance, Planning and …

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URA’s new 22-floor headquarters

Facts about the URA Tower ✅ 22 floor building ✅ Four podiums and eighteen tower floors ✅ Total 26,021 square metres ✅ Project cost sh 139 billion ✅ Car parking 12,923 square metres ✅ 5 levels for parking ✅ Car parking for 360 cars plus surface parking for 710 vehicles …

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Manufacturers raise red flag over digital tax stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan manufacturers want Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to explain what the DTS would achieve if a manufacturing sub-sector has no counterfeits. They want URA to show if the DTS will increase revenue collection and compliance considering that the formal manufacturers are already compliant, and show …

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Plug revenue leakages-Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Revenue Authority must install big scanners at all entry and exit points to boost revenue collection, according President Yoweri Museveni. President Museveni, who was speaking during the recently concluded symposium dubbed ‘first science model workshop’ organised by URA in partnership with the African Tax …

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MUSEVENI: Plug gaps in tax collection

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has urged the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to fill up existing tax gaps so that the country can gain financial independence and stop borrowing money to finance its budget. The President made the remarks at the ongoing first Science Model Workshop …

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