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URA wants 5 year domestic revenue target revised downward

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) revenue collection targets for the next three years are far from achievable, with the tax body facing several challenges according to officials. This is a repeat of what has been happening for most of the previous short and midterm strategies …

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URA’s 30 year journey through 7 commissioner generals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | This year as the 2021-22 financial year starts, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) marks 30 years since its creation, as part of the 1991 reforms which were aimed at improving government revenue collection. The tax body with Edward Larbi Siaw as the first commissioner general, collected …

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Centenary Bank net profit up 3.4%

Its non-performing loans moved slightly from 3.95% to 3.97% Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Centenary Bank has defied the effects of coronavirus pandemic to record a 3.4% growth in net profit to Shs161.2bn for the year ended Dec. 2020. According to the bank’s financial statements, total assets increased from …

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Kasaija’s tax burden

  How to raise money from ideas that failed Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Finally its May, the month in which parliament as the Committee of Supply debates and passes the 2021/22 national budget. Unlike in recent years, the focus of debate has shifted from sector allocation to another …

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JOBS: URA has 376 places to fill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) are set to fill 376 new vacancies in the first half of this year. “We urge all Ugandans with the requisite competencies, proven integrity, problem- solving, analytical and interpersonal skills plus the ability to handle multiple tasks to apply,” the …

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Kyagulanyi loses bid to block URA from re-assessing vehicle

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has lost his bid to block Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) from recalling his vehicle for a reassessment. His application was dismissed on Tuesday by the Deputy Head of High Court Civil Division Judge Emmanuel Baguma. …

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